Appthority Partners With Google On Enterprise Security

Appthority has partnered with Google on Enterprise security by way of integrating Managed Google Play with its own mobile threat protection solution. By integrating the two, companies can still comply with Managed Google Play’s security, privacy, and regulatory policies for apps that are distributed through the platform while using the Mobile Threat Protection tools that […]

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Google Play Is Finally Offering Audiobooks

Google Play is finally offering audiobooks today for consumers who are always looking for a new book to read but may simply not have the time to sit down and actually read it. The launch of audiobooks is not a complete secret as the feature had been hinted at before now with evidence that it […]

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Audiobooks Coming To Google Play Store, First Title 50% Off

Google Play Store is now advertising its audiobook library in select countries using a straightforward banner that can be seen below and promises consumers a 50 percent discount on their first related purchase. The banner leads to a new marketplace category that still isn’t live but its premature appearance suggests the official launch of audiobooks on […]

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Google Updates Play Store’s Android Excellence Games & Apps

Google has now updated the list of apps and games featured in the Android Excellence portion of the Editor’s Choice section on the Google Play Store. For those who may not be aware, the two lists are effectively meant to showcase the very best of what Android has to offer. Google launched the program back […]

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Dozens Of Children’s Apps On Google Play Found With Adult Ads

Nearly 70 Android games for children featuring advertisements promoting adult websites were found listed on the Google Play Store by cybersecurity firm Check Point Research, as detailed by the company on Friday. The malicious code injecting such unseemly materials into apps catering to extremely young audiences was dubbed by the company as “AdultSwine” and appears to […]

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Check Point Discovers New Adware Affecting Play Store Apps

Researchers at Check Point Software Technologies LTD recently discovered a new category of adware on the Google Play store which uses malicious scripting to show ads and prevent users from removing them. Due to the software’s tendency to show up in flashlight applications and other utility applications, the adware has been dubbed “LightsOut.” Surprisingly enough, by the time […]

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Data: $58.6 Billion Spent On Mobile Apps & Games In 2017

Global app revenue saw a 35-percent increase in 2017 compared to 2016, according to the latest data from Sensor Tower. Specifically, in 2017, the data suggests that as much as $58.6 billion was spent on apps and games globally across all app stores. Compared to the $43.5 billion figure that was noted for 2016 as […]

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PSA: Some Apps Monitor Your TV Habits For Advertising

Some apps found in the Google Play Store, and of course outside of it, are using a technology that tracks your TV viewing habits, among other metrics, to show you more precisely targeted mobile advertisements. These apps use technology from a firm called Alphonso, which works both when the app is active and when it’s […]

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PSA: These 100 Feel-Good Xmas Songs Cost $0.99 On Play Music

These 100 feel-good songs xmas songs cost just $0.99 on Play Music right now, so if you needed a reason to get yourself into the Christmas spirit this is just as good as any, not to mention if you feel like you’re more of a grinch this season this should help to make things a […]

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Google Is Testing Video & Screenshot Previews On Google Play

Google seems to be testing video and screenshot previews on Google Play for certain apps. It’s not immediately clear if Google is doing this as a small test but according to a user on Reddit who goes by the name of Kennett-Ny, these sorts of previews began showing up in the Play Store app pretty […]

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