Apps & Games

CARROT Weather app releases on Play Store

July 17, 2018 Doug Demagistris

The CARROT Weather app has finally released on Android after being exclusive to iOS for quite a while. You’re probably thinking, why get so excited over an app that gives you the weather? Doesn’t Google do that? Yes, Google does, but this isn’t an ordinary weather app. CARROT Weather is super likable, and here’s why it’s worth taking a look at.

Apps & Games

Spotify Lite app showing in Play Store for some users

July 3, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Last week, Instagram surprised us all with an unannounced Instagram Lite application for Android. Instagram doesn’t compete on the same floor as Spotify, but the company behind the popular music streaming service seems to have followed suite to stay on top of the growing competition. Without announcing a new app, Spotify has released Spotify Lite on the Play Store in open beta and some users are seeing it.

Apps & Games

New Instagram Lite app hits Play Store by surprise

June 29, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Instagram seems to have launched a new app without notice. This morning, TechCrunch and users of social media spotted an Instagram Lite application on the Play Store. There was no report, no confirmation and no signs that such an app was coming.

Google News

Google AR tape measure app now available from Play Store for select devices

June 25, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Google has another new app available in the Play Store. It’s called “Measure – quick, everyday measurements” and is a digital AR (Augmented Reality) tape measure app. We saw a demonstration of the feature at a Google event a ways back, but the feature is now rolling out to more users in the form of its own application.

Apps & Games

May Giveaway: Win $20 worth of Google Play Store Gift Card credit from Droid Turf!

April 29, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Droid Turf is back with another tech giveaway for May! This month we’ll be selecting one Droid Turf reader who will receive $20 worth of gift card credit valid over at Google’s Play Store! The giveaway will run for approximately one month before closing on May 26.

Google App Updates

One can now enroll on Google’s Play Store to beta test the Google Phone app

April 11, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Google runs a beta program on the Play Store for many of its own applications as well as others. This grants access to test versions of supported apps before they release to the public. Starting this week, a new app entered Google’s beta program and is now available to beta test. It’s not the most exciting app, nor does it receive the most significant upgrades, but the Google Phone app is now compatible.

Google App Updates

Audiobooks go live on Google’s Play Store

January 26, 2018 Doug Demagistris

A few days ago, Google was believed to have teased the launch of audiobooks on its Play Store. We knew it would only be a matter of time before the new section would go live, and now it has for 45 countries in nine languages. Google has announced the details, as Google Play audiobooks are now official.

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