In this week’s top stories: a retracted report suggested Verizon would stop carrying the Google Pixel line, the “Pixel 5” appeared in the Android Open Source Project, Pixel Buds briefly offered for pre-order at a retailer, and more.
Last May, the US government placed Huawei on an export blacklist that impacted its working relationship with Google. New Android devices from the Chinese company could not be certified to run Gmail, Maps, or the Play Store. Ahead of upcoming Huawei devices, Google has issued a lengthy consumer-facing statement about the situation, as well as an advisory to not sideload its Android apps.
Today’s best Android game/app deals and freebies: Dr. Seuss, Demon Rise, more
All of the best Android app deals to take you into the weekend are now up for the taking. We have a collection of iconic interactive story books, GIF cams, freebie icon packs, sci-fi card games, epic battles against goblins, weather widgets, and much more. Just because apps are usually not that expensive doesn’t mean you should have to pay full price. That’s why every day at this time we collate the most notable price drops from across the internet and Google Play for your convenience. Today’s highlights include a massive selection of interactive Dr. Seuss book apps, Among the Stars, Demon’s Rise, Teach Your Monster to Read, Star Chindy: SciFi Roguelike, and many more. Your complete collection of the best Android app deals are down below the fold.
[Update: Coming Feb 25] Stadia’s next timed-exclusive game is co-op platformer Spitlings