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Google Play podcast feature is officially available

  • 19/04/2016 at 23:08 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • News

Google Play PodcastGoogle Play podcast has been announced this week by Google and marks their jumping into the media of the modern age. They will be providing access through their store for podcasts, and launching an auto suggest feature to go along with it.

For those who haven’t been living under a rock, podcasts have become a regular part of life. Offering a unique form of entertainment you can’t get anywhere else, they have largely taken over the role that radio once did. But the flexible nature of downloading and listening at your leisure has shot them above the traditional format by leaps and bounds.

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Google increases security for Android devices

  • 10/04/2014 at 22:21 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Platforms

Google Android SecurityGoogle has announced that they will be increasing their security features for Android run smartphones and tablets. These new measures will include a new app verification service that extends past the initial download, and continues to monitor its source and content.

It was only of days ago that Google had to remove an app from their Google Play store. One of the top security apps being sold, it charge $3.99 for what was essentially a completely useless app. According to developers who discovered the scam, it did literally nothing but change the skin on the security icon to a check mark.

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Google Play is getting gift cards and wish lists

  • 16/08/2012 at 21:40 by It's a Gadget Staff
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Google Play Google Play has been setting up for a huge update to be released today and now it’s officially gone out we’ve found two new items added from looking through the internal code. They are finally catching up with what two other app stores have known for some time – making things easier to gift make it more likely that people will buy for you. While it’s not out in the system itself yet they are just about here and should be available soon. The first of these major updates are the availability of gift cards. Gift cards aren’t a new feature to online marketplaces as Apple and Amazon have both had the availability for them for years. It’s a new area for Google to enter into though as they did not previously offer them to the public.

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