Tag: play store

25 temporarily free and 28 on-sale apps and games to start the week

Article Contents Welcome to the final full week of September. Let’s take a look through some app sales for this fine Monday. Enjoy browsing through what’s on offer today and be sure to pop back around on Wednesday for more. Today’s app sales roundup is sponsored by Keepsafe Unlisted, a service that lets you set up […]

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Opinion: Google’s 30% cut of Play Store app sales is nothing short of highway robbery

Congratulations: You’ve finally developed your million-dollar app. You took a great idea, implemented it, built it into a polished UI, and tested it until you tracked down every last bug. Now it’s ready for public release, so you can sit back, relax and … earn just 70% of what users pay for your software? That […]

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41 temporarily free and 73 on-sale apps and games for the weekend

Article Contents What’s this? An app sales roundup on a Saturday? Say it isn’t so! All joking aside, yes, I missed yesterday’s regularly-scheduled list due to… well, I forgot, okay? Anyway, to make up for it, I took some time on a Saturday morning to get this out for you all. It’s quite a selection, […]

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New Ghostery Browser arrives with improved speed, ad blocking, and other privacy features [APK Download]

Some of you might know Ghostery as a handy Chrome extension/Firefox add-on that blocks trackers on websites. What I forgot, though, was that there was also a mobile browser for Android and iOS and it’s been around for quite some time. It just got an overhaul yesterday, complete with some enhanced privacy features if you’re […]

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[Update: Many more countries] Google Play Family Library is going live for some users in India

After launching in the US, Google Play Family Library started expanding and is now available in over 20 countries. The official list doesn’t mention India, but if you live there, you may start seeing the Family option pop up in your Play Store. For some, signing up for it and making purchases on the account […]

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25 temporarily free and 40 on-sale apps and games, including Baldur’s Gate II and several Herocraft titles

Article Contents Welcome to Wednesday and another round of Android Police’s thrice-weekly app sales roundups. Today’s list is quite respectable and includes some very notable games, including the excellent Baldur’s Gate II and several titles by developer Herocraft, such as Majesty. You’ll find those in bold below. Free Apps Baby Piano $1.99 -> Free; Sale […]

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Weather Timeline dev pulls award-winning forecast app from Play Store

Weather Timeline, the award-winning, material design-toting weather forecast app by Sam Ruston, has just been unpublished on the Play Store. Those that already bought the app will continue to have access to it, but new customers are out of luck. This marks the second time in as many hours that Sam Ruston is in the […]

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41 temporarily free and 47 on-sale apps and games to begin the week

Article Contents We’re over halfway through September already, which is somewhat difficult to believe. Anyway, we have quite a list to start off the week, so let’s get to it. Free Apps Autoroid – Automation Device Settings $1.99 -> Free; Sale ends in 2 days QR Code Scanner Pro(No Ads) – Fastest Scanner App $1.99 […]

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19 temporarily free and 38 on-sale apps and games to kick off the weekend

Article Contents Another week is wrapping up, so let’s breeze through one final round of app sales. Today’s list is fairly small with a couple of games in bold that I think are worth checking out. Otherwise, enjoy your weekend. Free Apps Butt & Legs Workouts Pro – 99% DISCOUNT $0.99 -> Free; Sale ends […]

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33 temporarily free and 36 on-sale apps and games for Wednesday

Article Contents We’re halfway through another week, so that means it’s time to check out some more app sales. Today’s list isn’t too bad, and it even has some notable items (which you will find in bold). It also might be worth heading back to Monday’s post to check out if anything there is still […]

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Rootless Launcher is back on the Play Store, sans companion app download prompt

Rootless Launcher (née Rootless Pixel Launcher) has had an exciting couple of weeks. It was released with much fanfare to the Play Store, and then subsequently pulled by Google for breaking the rules: apps can’t download apps from other unknown sources outside the Play Store. Now it’s back, but without the prompt to download its companion […]

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Google launches FameBit marketing app for influencers on the go

If you aren’t a Youtube content creator, then you probably aren’t familiar with FameBit — unless you remember the (now debunked) Pixel 3 release date rumor from last month. For the uninitiated, it’s a service for YouTubers and other content creators to connect with marketers, helping “influencers” make a bit of cash with sponsored content. […]

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Google Go hits 10 million installs on Play Store – an indicator of Android Go’s success?

Statistics for Android Go-related sales haven’t been revealed, so it’s tough to say how many of the phones have been sold. That makes it hard to tell if things are generally going well for the Android Go effort or not. But, a related milestone was just reached that could shed a bit of light on […]

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32 temporarily free and 31 on-sale apps and games to start the week

Article Contents Another week is here. We have more app sales to get through today, including the fantastic Sleep as Android unlock key. As I’ve said before, if you’re at all interested in sleep tracking, this is the app to get. Otherwise, it’s a fairly standard selection today, so take a look through to see […]

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38 temporarily free and 43 on-sale apps and games to finish the week

Article Contents The first week of September is wrapping up, so let’s take one last look at some app sales. Today’s list features plenty of variety and even some notable goodies to boot. Browse through what’s on offer today at your leisure and enjoy your weekend. Free Apps Mini C# Pro $0.99 -> Free; Sale […]

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Play Store v11.6 reveals rewards program called Play Points, hints at new voting system [APK Teardown]

Article Contents Things have been quiet for the Play Store for the last few months, but a pair of updates to v11.5 and v11.6 began rolling out with some interesting clues hidden under the hood. Two new features appear to be in the works. The first is a loyalty program called Play Points that works […]

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33 temporarily free and 31 on-sale apps and games for Wednesday

Article Contents Welcome back to another round of app sales. I hope you all enjoyed your Labor Day weekend and that the week is treating you well so far. We have a smaller list than we did on Monday, but that’s not too surprising. Take a look through and be sure to swing back around […]

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Google has pulled Rootless Pixel Launcher from the Play Store

Rootless Pixel Launcher is a popular home screen replacement, but until recently, it was only available to download from the project’s GitHub repository. Last week it finally arrived on the Play Store, but now Google has pulled the app over a guidelines violation. Like several other custom launchers, the Google Feed integration in Rootless Launcher […]

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43 temporarily free and 41 on-sale apps and games to start Labor Day weekend

Article Contents Welcome to the final day of August. Autumn is right around the corner, which means schools are back in session (or close enough). Seemingly in celebration of this, a lot of apps went on sale today, or maybe because IFA is also still going on. Anyway, take a look through what we have […]

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31 temporarily free and 48 on-sale apps and games for Wednesday

Article Contents Welcome back to Android Police’s app sales roundup. IFA 2018 is kicking off, so while you’re checking out some of the goings-on with that, why not take a gander through what we have on offer today? There’s not much that I find of note, but you might see something that is of interest […]

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