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Android Now Offers Routine Malware Surveillance for Your Phone

It's no secret that Android apps can get a little shifty, but having the freedom to explore that is part of what makes Android great. Now Google is helping you stay even safer by keeping a constant eye on whether or not any of your apps are doing anything they shouldn't be. Read More >>

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Google Play Made it Slightly Harder to Blow Money on In-App Purchases

Good news for habitual in-app spenders (or their parents): Android Police says Google's newest Play store update lets you curb spending by requiring a password for every in-app upgrade. It may not actually stop you, but hopefully it'll make you stop and think. Maybe. Read More >>

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Classic Albums for £1.99 from Google Play is Your "Top of the Pops" Deal of the Day

If you're one of those people who haven't worked out how to use a torrent yet, all is not lost. You can still get exceedingly good deals on downloads without feeling like a shoplifter and, it just so happens that we've unearthed a load of amazing classic LPs for you, for scandalously cheap! Read More >>

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Is EA Cheating the Google Play App Rating System With Dungeon Keeper?

EA isn't exactly always the most well-loved of developers, despite its games regularly topping the charts. Bug-filled launches of high-profile titles like Battlefield 4 and SimCity have caused significant consumer backlashes in recent times. But it now seems EA may be employing shady tactics to ensure its new Dungeon Keeper mobile app avoids public criticism. Read More >>

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Google Play Newsstand Is Your Personalised Feed For Stuff to Read

Google is overhauling its approach to serving you articles and news. With "Newsstand" Google's taking another shot at building a one stop app for all the different stuff you might want to read online. It's a bit like Flipboard meets your magazine subscriptions in a single application for your phone. Read More >>

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The Google Play Music iOS App Is Finally Here

Google Play Music has always sort of been available on iOS through your favourite HTML 5-enabled browser app, but today, the service is available as a native application. Read More >>

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Google Glass is Officially Getting Google Play Music Integration

Google is expanding its Glass platform to include Google Play Music integration integration—and a snazzy set of earbuds to boot. So now you can bark at your augmented reality specs to play jams at you. "OK Glass: Play METAL!!" Read More >>

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Why Does BBM For Android Have a Tonne of Horribly Fake Reviews?

So BBM for Android and iOS finally made it out after some delays. And how is it? "Really great user friendly and smooth" apparently. At least, according to the legion of bots that are leaving positive reviews on Google Play. Read More >>

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Travellers Beware: Google Play Might Delete All Your Books

It's easy to forget that owning something digitally is way different from owning it for real. And if you do forget, it can bite you in the ass. That's what happened to Jim O'Donnell when he traveled into Singapore and found that Google Play Books app on his iPad had up and deleted all his ebooks. Read More >>

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Google's All Access Music Spotify-Competitor Is Finally Live in the UK

Fancy yourself a streaming music service powered by Google? Spotify just not doing it for you? Well then, we have good news this morning, as big G has just flipped the switch on its All Access music service, firing it into the UK and across Europe. You'll get a free first month of streaming too. Read More >>

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Top Gear, Fawlty Towers and More TV Shows Hit UK Google Play Store

Google is now letting UK Android users buy TV shows through their phones and tablets, with a selection of UK and US telly content now available. £1.89 gets you a single episode of Fawlty Towers, while £8.99 buys you a whole series of US import House. Plus there's Top Gear, Peppa Pig, Luther, Breaking Bad and much more to fill your phone's dwindling memory space with. [Google Play] Read More >>

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What Do You Think of Google Play's New Internet Look?

We knew it was incoming ever since Google I/O, but the Internet version of Google Play just got a redesign that makes it look a little more like the Android version. You'll have navigational tabs on the left corner, banner-ish cards for apps and a better preview page. Check it out and tell us what you think. [Google Play] Read More >>

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Sky's Apps Have Been Hacked and Are Off Google Play

The British Sky Broadcasting Group has removed its Android apps (Sky News, Sky Go, Sky+ and Sky Wi-Fi) from Google Play because of concerns that the Syrian Electronic Army has hacked the apps. Hackers posing as Sky even advised users to delete the apps on Twitter. Read More >>

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Google Play Games Just Made Android Gaming Awesome(r)

Gaming on Android just got a way more legit. Google's just announced its new "Play Games" app and service which comes with a whole bunch of features from achievements to leaderboards, and even cloud saves. Read More >>

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Watch Benedict Cumberbatch Succumb to Your Brutal Star Trek Into Darkness Questioning

Star Trek Into Darkness finally hits our cinemas today, and while legions of fans have already snapped up their tickets, Cumberbatch is in full-on PR mode. Snagged by none-other than Google, watch the Into Darkness baddie squirm under the pressure of a Google+ barrage. Read More >>

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Nooks Just Turned Into Real Android Tablets

When it comes to skinned, forked, mainly-for-media-consumption Android tablets, Barnes & Noble's Nook HD and Nook HD+ offerings have always played second fiddle to Amazon's Kindle Fires, and a shortage of apps was a big part of that. Now, Nooks are taking a step into real full-fledged tabletdom with a big, big update: the Google. Read More >>

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