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Google Play Movies & TV now available on iPhone and iPad

Google’s online movie and TV rental service is now available for iOS. Up until now if you’ve wanted to view content you’ve purchased from Google you’ve needed an Android device or a PC with a desktop operating system. Now you can access your Google Play video library on an iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad using […]

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Oppo N1 with CyanogenMod coming December 24th, Google Apps included

The Oppo N1 isn’t just the first phone to ship with CyanogenMod pre-loaded, it’s also the first device running CyanogenMod’s custom version of Android to get Google Certification. That means Google’s given the go-ahead for the Oppo N1 to come pre-loaded with the Google Play Store, Gmail, Google Maps, and other Google apps. Up until […]

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Google Play Newstand puts magazines, newspapers, blogs in one place

Google has launched a new app and storefront which rolls digital magazines, newspapers, blogs, and other news sources into one service. It’s called Google Play Newsstand, and it replaces Google Play Magazines and Google Currents on Android devices. You can use the app as a free news reader for content from online publications. Or you […]

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Google schedules an event for October 24th, no news planned

Google is holding an event in New York City on October 24th, which the company is billing as “a night out with Google Play,” featuring music, movies, and games. That could be a sign that the company will show off updates to the Google Play Store and unveil new content — or maybe Google just […]

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Lilbits (10-02-2013): More bad news for BlackBerry

Canadian smartphone company BlackBerry could go private soon, which means the company may not have to report its financial health to the public anymore. But for now, the company is continuing to provide updates on its current situation… and the state of the BlackBerry is not good. Here’s a roundup of tech news from around […]

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Google bans apps with notification-style ads from the Play Store

Google is banning apps which place ads in the Android notification bar from the Google Play Store. That’s just one of the changes in the latest Google Play Developer Program policy update — but it’s one that could pretty much put at least one company out of business. Airpush is an ad network which specializes […]

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Lilbits (7-24-2013): Google day edition

In case you missed it, today was a big day for Google news. The company unveiled its new Nexus 7 tablet, which we kind of already knew everything about anyway. But Google also introduced a $35 device called Chromecast which you can plug into a TV and use to stream videos, music, and web content […]