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Google’s Verify apps feature to periodically scan apps for malicious behaviour

Google has announced that it is further enhancing Android’s Verify apps security feature to include periodic scans. The feature will now continuously keep track of the installed apps to check for any malicious behaviour. Earlier, Verify apps only used to check the apps for harmful code at the time of installation. “Building on Verify apps, which already protects people when ...

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Google Play gift cards reach Austria, Italy, Spain & Switzerland

Google has released the Google Play gift cards in four new European markets – Austria, Italy, Spain & Switzerland. With the latest round of expansion, Google Play gift cards are now available in a total of 13 countries with Asia being the least represented continent. The consumers in the four European countries will be able to grab gift cards from ...

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Google Play celebrates 2nd birthday with special offers

Google has finally made its second-birthday celebration sale live in markets like India and US. It was originally started in Australia a few days ago. To remind you, Android Market was re-branded to Google Play on March 7 in 2012. Depending on the availability of various content offering the availability of special offers is also different in most markets. Like ...

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Google+ user profiles go ‘missing’ from Google Play reviews

Some of you might have already noticed that the Google+ user details are missing from Google Play reviews. As of now, Google Play is just showing “A Google User” for every user review on the Play Store. Normally, user reviews are identifiable as they are linked to the users’ Google+ profiles but probably because of some bug in Google Play, ...

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Google expands Play Movies availability to 13 new territories

Google has been pretty active in the expansion of its Google Play content availability to more territories in the last few months. As a part of the same expansion, Google Play Movies are now available in 13 new regions including two of our neighbours – Nepal and Sri Lanka. Other territories where Google Play Movies have just reached are: With ...

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Google launches Play Books in five South American countries

Google has expanded Play Books support to five new markets today. This eBook store is now accessible to users in Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Peru and Venezuela. The latest expansion comes around the month after Google Play Books support reached South Africa, Turkey and Switzerland. The total number of countries, where Play Books are accessible, currently stands at 44 countries. If ...

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Google makes tablet-optimised Play Store live

As announced earlier, Google has made the tablet-optimised version of Google Play Store live for big-screen Android users. This will allows tablet users to get hold of best applications that are suitable for the large screen real-estate available on tablets. What can you expect on Google Play for tablets? According to Google, “Designed for tablets” section will appear as the ...

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