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Google Play Store

Official Android marketplace to buy, download and review apps, books, movies and more.

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  • Android
  • Chrome OS
  • Android Tablet
Avg rating of 3.4 (17)| 18 comments

What is Google Play Store?

Google Play (formerly the Android Market) is an online store by Google for Android devices. Browse and search for apps, books, and movie rentals from your web browser or Android device.

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Google Play Store Features

  1.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.

Google Play Store information

  • Developed byGoogle
  • LicensingProprietary and Free product.
  • RatingAverage rating of 3.4 (17 ratings)
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Our users have written 18 comments and reviews about Google Play Store, and it has gotten 597 likes

Google Play Store was added to AlternativeTo by JensKristian on and this page was last updated . Google Play Store is sometimes referred to as Android Market, Google Play.

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OmgItsTheSmartGuy
  
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I love that you can push apps to your Android device remotely. In my opinion, this is the Android Market's biggest advantage over competitors like the Apple App Store (though Appbrain can sort of do this too). I'd much rather download apps remotely from my desktop computer, than navigate the market from my Nook Color.

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ab1
  
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Downloads and installation were separate. Read other reviews carefully.

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Unwasted_Youth
  
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A market tolerant of adware is to be avoided. Google is primarily an ad service. Conflict of interest much?

It is NOT necessary to subjugate an android device to a google account!

Support developers outside google play so they may keep all of their profits.

SHUN malware developers. If the app has an add it is both malware and NOT free.

free in the classical sense is without any cost. third party ads are a COST.

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ab1

Ads are legal...

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ab1
  
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Google Play used to check hardware requirements for all software. Google Play used to hide all incompatible software for some device. Users had no options to disable checks temporarily some time ago...

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ab1
  
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Actually good!
Fast updates!
Beta versions!
Can check if app is compatible with your device in store.
Can install apps remotely.

They did their homework and have recommended apps now.

No way to blacklist apps.
No way to uninstall some apps completely.

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scottchiste
  
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It’s okay,

i wish google would put more time and effort into how apps are sorted and filtered. Google should also put more resources into maintaining a higher tolerance of quality for apps in their store, so as not to have very very basic programs that serve the sole purpose of pushing Advertisements and generating revenue.

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Shojimeguro
  
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Preinstalled in most android devices, but doesnt support parallel download

[Edited by Shojimeguro, November 19]

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Tags

  • Marketplace
  • Game Store
  • application-hosting
  • Software Repository
  • android-apps
  • Web service

Google Play Store platform details

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Android Tablet

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