Post Tagged with: "In-app Billing"

Google is planning to no longer call Freemium games ‘Free’

Google is planning to no longer call Freemium games ‘Free’

Google has responded to the European Commission over concerns raised by parents surrounding In-App Purchases (IAP) included with an increasing number of games for their platforms – namely Android. The commission asked both Apple and Google to implement changes to the way they sell apps which include IAP in their games. The changes asked for include not misleading customers about[Read More…]

by 8:35 am on July 19, 2014 8 comments Google Play
Google adds free trials for in-app subscriptions, developers can now give users a week of free access

Google adds free trials for in-app subscriptions, developers can now give users a week of free access

Google have today added the option for free trials for in-app subscriptions so that users can try a service out before forking out any money for it. Free trials aren’t automatically brought in for all subscriptions, instead it’s completely up to developers whether or not they implement the free trials that are a minimum length of one week. For any[Read More…]

by 6:31 am on October 10, 2012 0 comments Google Play, News
Google adds in-app subscriptions to the Play Store

Google adds in-app subscriptions to the Play Store

It was around a year ago that Google introduced in-app billing to what was then the Android Market, today they’re upping the stakes and adding in-app subscriptions. The idea is pretty straightforward, now you can buy monthly and annual subscriptions to games, magazines and whatever else can justify a subscription service. A perfect place to implement subscription billing would be[Read More…]

by 9:23 am on May 25, 2012 0 comments Apps, Google Play, News
Atari’s Greatest Hits App hits the Android Marketplace – Asteroids can be yours

Atari’s Greatest Hits App hits the Android Marketplace – Asteroids can be yours

I have many fond memories of my first gaming console, the Atari 2600, my family and I wasted many hours playing games like Asteroids, Pong, Centipede & H.E.R.O. Well now Atari has released their app into the Android Marketplace and to start you off they supply Missile Command for free, Atari has decided to utilise the in-app billing system to[Read More…]

by 1:47 pm on November 7, 2011 1 comment Apps
In-app Billing goes live, colour us impressed

In-app Billing goes live, colour us impressed

When Google said In-app Billing was coming next week, last Saturday, they really meant it. Today In-app Billing went live and the first app we used it in was Quota for Android. It’s a seamless experience which pops open a Android Market window on top of the current application and lets you buy whatever it is you’ve selected with a[Read More…]

by 7:49 pm on March 30, 2011 1 comment Apps, News
Quota for Android hits version 1.0, full version available via In-app Billing

Quota for Android hits version 1.0, full version available via In-app Billing

Not too long ago we did an App Review of Quota for Android, which is developed in Australia by the friendly folk at South Freo. I’m not going to go into detail about the app, as you can read that in the review, but I can tell you that Quota for Android has hit version 1.0, which is both a[Read More…]

by 6:16 pm on March 30, 2011 9 comments Apps, News
In-app Billing for Android Apps will launch next week

In-app Billing for Android Apps will launch next week

Back when Google did a presentation on the inner-workings of Honeycomb, they also announced that In-app Billing for Android Market Apps was ‘coming soon’. Now that coming soon is next week, according to the Big G. If you’re unsure of what In-app Billing is, it’s the ability for developers to charge for extras in the game that unlock extra parts[Read More…]

by 11:11 am on March 26, 2011 1 comment Apps, News