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Google brings Android apps to Chrome OS, starting with the Asus Flip Chromebook

Asus Flip owners finally have access to Google Play and Android apps. This means all sorts of things, like Skype video calls, are now possible in Chrome OS, not to mention more than a few thousand games you couldn't otherwise play.
Mobile

100 awesome Android games you need to try 2:32

The Google Play store is loaded with both terrific and terrible titles. Thankfully, we vetted the store to bring you the best games available on Android, whether you're into first-person shooters or mind-numbing puzzlers.
Mobile

Houzz takes the crown as the Best App at the Google Play Awards

Google live-streamed the first-ever Google Play Awards yesterday at Google I/O. The company picked 10 winners across varying categories, ranging from most innovative, to best standout startup.
Mobile

Google Play devs getting better pre-launch reports, so they can fix bugs early

Google is updating Google Play services for developers, offering better beta tests and pre-launch reports, as well as a slew of other new features aimed at developers. The features should help cut down on bugs in apps.
Mobile

These 11 Google Play apps are stealing your hard-earned cash

Be very careful which payment apps you download from Google Play -- a total of 11 apps were recently found on Google Play to be part of a phishing scam, whereby attackers used the apps to trick users into handing over login info for payment…
Mobile

Ads begone! Here’s how the Google Play Store will save you from in-app ads

Wish you knew if an app had ads before downloading it? Well, now you can, thanks to these new labels that Google is using on the Google Play Store. The labels appear right next to the separate labels that tell you if an app has in-app…
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Music junkie? Here are 22 of our favorite apps for consuming and creating tunes

We've rummaged through all the major app stores to find the finest mobile music apps in existence, so no matter if you're on Android or iOS, consult this list to find the best music apps.
Mobile

Google Play icons get a more playful and uniform look

Heads up -- your Google Play icons are getting a facelift. Google has opted for a more brightly colored, playful look for its Google Play suite's icons. The icons will update in the coming weeks.
Music

Google partners with Milk to highlight live performances from emerging artists

Google Play Music and production company Milk are partnering up to craft a new series which highlights emerging artists, inviting them to Milk's New York offices for a day of live performances and video shoots.
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YouTube and Google Play are now part of T-Mobile’s Binge On program 2:24

Google and T-Mobile buried the hatchet and worked out a deal that brings one of the biggest online video sites to T-Mobile's worry free video service.
Mobile

Stop the temptation: Protect your Android phone against unwanted in-app purchases

It's all too easy for little ones to rack up a giant bill using in-app purchases on Google Play and your Android device, so make sure your account is properly protected. Here's how to make sure a massive bill doesn't unexpectedly arrive.
Mobile

Google’s My Tracks fitness app loses its way and gets cancelled

The popular Google fitness tracking app My Tracks will be unavailable starting April 30, 2016. Google stated that it will be focusing on other mapping projects.