Tag: Play

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Amazon stops selling digital goods in its Android app to evade Google’s Play Store tax

The Amazon Shopping Android app is one of the latest to change how shopping works to evade Play Store billing requirements (and Google’s discount) for digital purchases. Spotted by the BBC and confirmed by Android Police, you are no longer able to purchase digital products such as Kindle eBooks in the app distributed by Amazon’s…
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Citizen Sleeper uses tabletop mechanics to play with sci-fi RPG format

Half-way sleeper citizen, I realize that the closest thing I have to real parents on this whole space station is trapped inside an old vending machine. Neovend 33 is a grumpy little thing, but who can blame it? The AI ​​is dormant, gathering dust in a locked bay, hoping someone like me—a dysfunctional sleeper who…
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Google Play system updates for May bring Nearby Sharing, Google Help revamp, and more

May’s Google Play system updates for Android phones add Nearby Share car-sharing, a redesign to the Google Help app, and more. Every month, Google releases the latest updates to what it calls the “Google System” for Android. These include everything related to Google Play Services, the Play Store, and Android’s “Google Play System Updates”. As…
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Google Play system updates for May bring Nearby Sharing, Google Help revamp, and more

May’s Google Play system updates for Android phones add Nearby Share car-sharing, a redesign to the Google Help app, and more. Every month, Google releases the latest updates to what it calls the “Google System” for Android. These include everything related to Google Play Services, the Play Store, and Android’s “Google Play System Updates”. As…
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Bandcamp Says It Can’t Afford Google Play Billing, Epic Files Injunction [Updated]

Epic and Google are gearing up for another legal battle. You may recall that Google will soon launch a crackdown on in-app billing on the Play Store. The new rules require all apps selling digital goods to use Google Play Billing by March 31 in order for Google to get a share of the sales.…
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Epic asks a court to stop Google from removing Bandcamp from the Play Store

Epic Games filed a motion for a preliminary injunction to stop Google from removing indie music storefront Bandcamp from the Android App Store – which Google has apparently threatened to do because Bandcamp uses its own billing system instead of paying to Google App Store fees. Bandcamp, which Epic acquired in March, has used its…
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