PayPal added as a payment option for Google Play content

Put your credit card and Google Play gift cards away; you can finally pay with PayPal. Google today announced that Android users can pay for apps, books, video, and music purchases with their PayPal account. Rumors of this happening have been around for years, but the time has finally come. While plenty of people were perfectly happy to pay with a credit card, Play gift certificate, or their carrier not everyone has that option....

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Google Play Music for iPad launching soon

Google Play Music is currently an iPhone-only app but new photos and videos released yesterday show that will change soon. A test build of Google Play Music for iPad has appeared in multiple videos posted to YouTube, and sreenshots showing that the iPhone version of the app already has that view show that Google is close to releasing an update for the general public soon. The iPad version of Play Music doesn't appear to differ from...

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Google Opinion Rewards expands Google Play credits program to UK, Canada, and Australia

Google today announced that Google Opinion Rewards, the brief survey app that it launched last year as a US exclusive, is expanding to more countries today. Why should you care about surveys? Well, because answering them leads to rewards that can get you free apps, games, and other content from Google Play. Since Google Opinion Rewards launched, I've probably made about $10 US for less than 5 minutes of work. The way the app works is...

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Moto G Google Play Edition now on sale

Not content to merely announce that the Moto X is coming to Europe, Google today also revealed that low-cost Moto G now comes in a Google Play Edition, which is on sale now. So what exactly makes the Google Play Edition different from the standard Moto G already on sale? Motorola has eroded most of its heavy skin overlay UI overlay since Google acquired the company, so the only real differences between Moto devices and stock Android...

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Google Play Music Now Stores Cache Music on Your SD Card

One of the things I love about the Android OS is just how well it plays with Micro SD cards and now it's about to get even better. Google has announced that Google Play Music will now be able to "store cached or pinned music on external storage." This means no more wasting your limited internal memory on your Google Play Music offline files. This feature will come with the new Google Play Music version 5.3 which is expected to start...

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