Security researchers have discovered a series of fake Instagram apps on the Google Play Store that aim to steal your username and password through a sophisticated phishing scam. The apps have been taken down since being discovered.
Google has long struggled with manufacturers who don't go through the usual channels to use Android -- but now it seems to be cracking down. The Google Play Store will now include a new label telling you if your device is certified or not.
Google Play for Work, which allows organizations to send public and private Android apps to specific devices, is now Google Play, while Android for Work, which separates business from personal apps and content, is now Android.
Google managed to find a way to cut app update sizes by 65 percent -- but the new update method is much harder for a phone to process. Because of that, the new method will only be used for background auto-updates.
Google's giving presents a little early this year -- the company announced the best apps, books, movies, and shows of 2016 on Google Play. The winners represent global top-trending content and they span six categories,
If you are hunting for more sources to download Android apps and games, then you’ll find a bumper batch in here. We take a look at the pros and cons of alternative Android app stores for users and developers, and then discuss a few of the…