Tag Archives: store

GameStick Announces Its Own Game Store, Two Pre-loaded Titles

If you didn’t have enough to like about GameStick, they have announced more news to make the device much more appealing. The first is that the device will come with two titles pre-loaded, the titles being Smash Cop and the famous ShadowGun. It’s good to see such a big title on the device, free with your purchase. To make it even better, they announced… Read more

OUYA Opens Store To Game Uploads

The OUYA store has been through testing for a while, but it is being reset. They’re starting fresh, and this is the real beginning. OUYA is now allowing developers to upload their game for review. After the review, it shall be published in time for the official launch of the mini console. I’d say getting your game to be a launch title is a pretty big… Read more

Google May Be Working On Their Own Physical Stores

In the age of the internet, sometimes it feels like physical stores are the greatest thing in existence. What happens when you want to try out the newest gadget instead of just blowing half a grand on it? You go to a local carrier stores or Best Buy and get your hands on it. And if you like it, you can get it right then and there without paying for… Read more

Google Releases Tool To Find Nearest Nexus 4 Retailers

If you’ve been looking for a Nexus 4 in a retail location, and for some (probably valid!) reason won’t buy it from the Play Store for the cheaper price, Google has you covered. They released a tool using the Google Maps API to show you the closest Nexus 4 retailers to your address. Right now, it’s only showing T-Mobile stores. Keep in mind that… Read more

Google Refunding Money For Nexus 7 16GB Purchased 15 Days Prior To Price Drop, ASUS Giving Store Credit

Did you buy a 16GB Nexus 7 from Google Play right before the price drop? You’re in luck, as Google has a price protection policy. If you purchased the device 15 days before the price drop, you are eligible for full refund of the price difference (in this case, $50). However, you’ll have to act fast, as these price protection requests have to be done… Read more

LG Offering Nexus 4 For Hundreds More, Spanish Retailer Phone House Suspends Plans To Sell It

We know that Google is selling their Nexus devices just to break even, and not to make money off of them. Just like Amazon, they sell their devices cheap and make it up by selling content on their respective stores. It’s a process that benefits both the user and the companies involved. And instead of limiting it to one manufacturer and possibly hurting… Read more

Carrier Billing On Verizon For The Play Store Launches Today

The day has finally come: Verizon now allows you to buy apps from the Play Store and charge your bill instead of your credit card. Though I personally use a credit card, carrier billing has often been a useful feature in the family on AT&T. For first time Android users, the setup for buying apps is a lot quicker and easier. However, there is one… Read more

Nexus 4 Page Updated After Confusion, HSPA+ 42 Support Confirmed

When the Nexus 4 was put up on the Play Store yesterday, its tech specs stated that is HSPA+ 21 compatible, which would have been understandable. We know that HSPA+ 42 needs an extra chip that the Nexus 4 might not have (to go along with the lack of LTE). However, T-Mobile stated in their press release that their Nexus 4 will support HSPA+ 42 on their… Read more

Need For Speed: Most Wanted Launches For Android Today

Need For Speed: Most Wanted is seeing a simultaneous launch on both consoles and mobile devices, which is an awesome strategy. This game is made with the same name as an older NFS released in 2005, as a throwback to the old police chases and the good times when NFS was a great racing series. And hey, it may very well great again, I will always give it… Read more