1. Underrated smartphone apps you didn’t know you needed  Digital Trends
  2. How to fix the Android bug that’s been killing your phone’s battery  BGR
  3. Developers can now add up to 5 tags on their Play Store apps  XDA Developers
  4. Google now lets developers tag apps to help Play Store discovery  9to5Google
  5. Is Your Android Smartphone Battery draining suddenly? Google Play Services could be to blame  gizmochina
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If you've been experiencing worse battery life than usual on your Android smartphone recently, you should know that you're not alone. There's an Android bug that's responsible for the recent battery issues, and the good news is that you can fix it yourself before Google rolls out a more permanent so...If you’ve been experiencing worse battery life than usual on your Android smartphone recently, you should know that you’re not alone. There’s an Android bug that’s responsib…

How to fix the Android bug that’s been killing your phone’s battery – BGR

Publishers want their apps to be found. People want to search for apps. The Play Store has ways of letting the two meet through various promotions,Publishers want their apps to be found. People want to search for apps. The Play Store has ways of letting the two meet through various promotions,

Play Store developers can now tag apps with keywords to help discovery

Beyond search and editorial highlights, one way to look for Android apps in the Play Store is via categories. Google Play Store tags...Beyond search and editorial highlights, one way to look for Android apps in the Play Store is via categories. Google Play Store tags...

Google lets developers tag apps to help Play Store discovery - 9to5Google

“Omg. Now it’s on something very modern called @GooglePlay If you enjoy it please write a good review. The rump zombies have been writing bad reviews for weeks on pre-order even though it just became available, literally within the last hour. 🙏❤️🙏”

Kathy Griffin on Twitter: "Omg. Now it’s on something very modern called @GooglePlay If you enjoy it please write a good review. The rump zombies have been writing bad reviews for weeks on pre-order even though it just became available, literally within the last hour. 🙏❤️🙏… https://t.co/WUqiz9izwP"

“The NSW Government's new social housing app will save time, drastically reduce paperwork and improve customer service for thousands of tenants in NSW. You can download the free MyHousing app now from the App Store (iOS) and Google Play (Android). https://t.co/Jj892Sz8XX”

Gareth Ward on Twitter: "The NSW Government's new social housing app will save time, drastically reduce paperwork and improve customer service for thousands of tenants in NSW. You can download the free MyHousing app now from the App Store (iOS) and Google Play (Android). https://t.co/Jj892Sz8XX… https://t.co/bhvMJr9QKn"

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“Huawei announces HarmonyOS, the whole point of which is to cause discord in the industry lol. Also, remember that being able to run Android apps doesn't matter. Amazon's Fire OS can too, but the big deal is Google Play Services, which don't work on a non Google Android OS.”

Joe Hindy on Twitter: "Huawei announces HarmonyOS, the whole point of which is to cause discord in the industry lol. Also, remember that being able to run Android apps doesn't matter. Amazon's Fire OS can too, but the big deal is Google Play Services, which don't work on a non Google Android OS."

The latest Google Play Services beta indicates that Google is working on providing smarter battery estimates for Bluetooth Fast Pair devices. Read on!The latest Google Play Services beta indicates that Google is working on providing smarter battery estimates for Bluetooth Fast Pair devices. Read on!

Google Play Services 19.0.56 beta hints at smart Bluetooth battery estimates for Fast Pair devices

Google Play Services has sort of become the nervous system of the Google licensed Android OS. The app incorporates essential Android services like GPS and background services to ensure that your Android phone runs smoothly. However, an issue with the app could very well mean trouble for your Android system in general and that seems …

Is Your Android Smartphone Battery draining suddenly? Google Play Services could be to blame - Gizmochina

If you noticed any sudden high battery drain issue in your android smartphone, know that you are not alone. According to multiple news reports and tweets, the latest version of Google Play Services (version 18.3.82) is causing huge amounts of battery drain on many Android devices. If you noticed any sudden high battery drain issue in your android smartphone, know that you are not alone. According to multiple news reports and tweets, the latest version of Google Play Services (version 18.3.82) is causing huge amounts of battery drain on many Android devices. 

Notice Any High Battery Drain Recently? This Android Bug Is At Fault

If you noticed any sudden high battery drain issue in your android smartphone, know that you are not alone. According to multiple news reports and tweets, the latest version of Google Play Services (version 18.3.82) is causing huge amounts of battery drain on many Android devices. 

Notice Any High Battery Drain Recently? This Android Bug Is At Fault

Researchers from Georgia Institute of Technology and The Ohio State University studied only applications in the Google Play Store.Researchers from Georgia Institute of Technology and The Ohio State University studied only applications in the Google Play Store.

Backend Vulnerabilities Found in Top 5,000 Free Android Apps: Report | Technology News

While the researchers from Georgia Institute of Technology and The Ohio State University studied only applications in the Google Play Store, applications designed for iOS may share the same backend systems.While the researchers from Georgia Institute of Technology and The Ohio State University studied only applications in the Google Play Store, applications designed for iOS may share the same backend systems.

Bugs found in backend systems of top 5,000 free Android apps | Technology News

According to Cybersecurity researchers, the vulnerabilities were found in the backend systems that feed content and advertising to smartphone applications through a network of Cloud-based servers.According to Cybersecurity researchers, the vulnerabilities were found in the backend systems that feed content and advertising to smartphone applications through a network of Cloud-based servers.

Bugs Found in Backend Systems of Top 5,000 Free Apps on Google Play Store - News18

Google Play Services is causing battery drain on Android smartphones. Reports are suggesting that a bug in version 18.3.82 is the problem.Google Play Services is causing battery drain on Android smartphones. Reports are suggesting that a bug in version 18.3.82 is the problem.

Google Play Services is draining your battery...again! | AndroidPIT

More than 1,600 bugs in the backend systems behind the top 5,000 free apps.More than 1,600 bugs in the backend systems behind the top 5,000 free apps.

Be cautious when installing free apps from Google Play Store - News | Khaleej Times

Around top 5,000 free apps available in the Google Play Store were found to have vulnerabilities.Around top 5,000 free apps available in the Google Play Store were found to have vulnerabilities.

USENIX Security Symposium: Be cautious when installing free apps from Google Play Store; over 1,600 bugs found in backend systems, Telecom News, ET Telecom