Tinder’s in-app purchase now bypasses Google Play

It looks like Google is set to lose hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue as one of their highest-grossing apps, Tinder, is now bypassing the Google Play Store when it comes to in-app purchases. This is part of a slowly growing trend of major apps that are “revolting” against …

Instagram makes some changes in their account disable policy

If you use Instagram “responsibly” this piece of news shouldn’t concern you. But if you’ve previously been flagged by the Facebook-owned company for one violation or another, then you better pay close attention. They have recently made some changes in their account disable policy, including removing accounts that have been …

Google Assistant brings you on a “Journey to the Moon”

2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, one of the most historic events in modern history. To celebrate, the U.S. Navy has collaborated with Google to create a game called “Journey to the Moon” that you can play through Google Assistant. The game lets you figure out what …

Family Link parental controls now integrated with Digital Wellbeing beta

Since Digital Wellbeing and Family Link controls have pretty similar goals with different but sometimes similar audience, it makes sense that Google will integrate the two or at least connect them with each other. The latest beta update to the Digital Wellbeing app now renames it to “Digital wellbeing and …

Spotify brings new Disney Hub for fans of Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars

If you’re a fan of anything Disney, and that includes Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars and everything else they now own, you are probably a fan of their music as well. And why most of their musical properties have been on Spotify since day one, it would be nice to have …

Google removes 7 “stalking apps” from Google Play Store

When people say “There’s an app for everything”, they probably didn’t refer to having apps that can stalk people. But apparently, those exist too and have been used by around 130,000 people to spy on their significant others, employees, and kids. After a report from Avast identified 7 such apps …

Art of Color is newest exhibit in Pocket Gallery of Google Arts & Culture app

Every time Google Arts & Culture releases a new exhibit or feature, we think it’s an opportune time to remind people that this is one of the best apps you can have on your smartphone, especially if you’re into, well, arts and culture. The newest one is even more interesting …