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Weekly Poll: Do you play puzzle games?

July 21, 2018 Doug Demagistris

There are so many games available on Google’s Play Store, you would have to spend your whole life to try every one for yourself. But it wasn’t always like it is now. Mobile games perform much better than they used to thanks to better hardware, engineering and improvements on Android. There has grown to be such a variety of games, some good some bad, but truly something for everyone. We all have our favorites, but what do you make of [Read More]

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Apps & Games

More apps and games join Google’s ‘Android Excellence’ collection in July

July 5, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Android Excellence is a category on Google’s Play Store consisting of apps and games that comply with Google’s latest material design rules and work on a large list of Android devices. Each also performs above a certain standard and is optimized properly so much so that it catches the eyes of Google employees and becomes a recommendation. Some are super popular and others aren’t much at all and never hit the top lists, making this category different apart most other. As of July, the Android Excellence [Read More]

Apps & Games

Google announces the winners to this year’s Google Play Awards at Google I/O 2018

May 8, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Google I/O 2018 is taking place on the west coast of the US in San Francisco, California this week, and Google has now announced the winners of its third annual Google Play Awards. See the full results and give the best apps a whirl on your Android smartphone or tablet.

Polls

Weekly Poll: What tech slated for Google I/O 2018 are you most excited to hear about?

May 6, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Google I/O is Google’s annual developer conference, an event where the search giant we know all too well showcases some of its latest and most influential projects. We learn about the last twelve months and we learn about what is to come over the next twelve months. Like in year’s past, we’re expecting nothing less than big software announcements for Google I/O 2018. The three-day festival in Mountain View, California just outside San Francisco will begin Tuesday, May 8 and [Read More]

Giveaways

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.

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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.

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