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Preregistration for mobile apps now available at Google Play

Android device users can now sign up to be among the first to download an upcoming application or game.

Users who hate to have to wait to be able to download the hot new mobile apps and games as they first appear on Google Play may not have to wait anymore, as the company has now announced that it has launched preregistration.

This way, users of Android based mobile devices can sign up to be able to download those hot new apps right away.

People can use either their smartphone or tablet based on the Android operating system to preregister for upcoming mobile apps and games. By doing this, these users will receive a notification on their device the moment that coveted application becomes available for download. The idea is to stop users from having to wait around for the app to become available because they will receive a notification the moment that it is.

The first among the hot mobile apps to be available for preregistration is “Terminator Genisys: Revolution”.

Mobile Apps - Google PlayAs of yet, there isn’t a set release date for that mobile game, nor has an official price been set, but the landing page for it features a preregistration feature. Users can view the details about the game, including screenshots, a description, and even a video, but they can opt to have be notified as soon as they can download it. Glu Mobile, the mobile game developer behind “Terminator Genisys: Revolution” has been given the ability to upload all of the information about the app in a kind of advertisement that says that it is coming soon, despite the fact that it is not yet ready to be played.

This option will give other mobile app developers the opportunity to signal that they are working on something great, but it will also provide them with the time that they need to complete it before the launch.

The current trend among mobile apps is to first create one for the Apple App Store and then follow that launch with an Android version later on. However, not all developers create the Android version, leaving device users to wonder whether or not they should get their hopes up. In this way, Android based mobile device users can know for certain what the developer’s intentions currently are.

The Google Play update brings it closer to Apple

The latest update of the app market for Android users lets users approach the iTunes experience.

Google Play has recently released a new update that many believe will help it to close the gap between itself and iTunes, especially since Apple has been recovering from a few blunders in their own App Store over the past few months.

Developers were paid a total of $7 billion over the span of 2014 in order to improve the Android marketplace.

This, according to a report from the Financial Times. Though that amount is notably less than the reported $25 billion that Apple paid its developers, it is still a considerable figure. This is particularly important as the results that Apple has been seeing have remained the same from June through the close of last year. Still, it paid $10 billion more than it usually would have, during that time, so it is expected that those developers will be seeing their earnings sliding downward. Conversely, Google Play developers will be watching their earnings increase.

For Android developers, this change in direction for Google Play should be seen as very positive news.

Google Play UpdateIt also means, according to many, that it appears that the gap that has existed between these two largest stores is now closing up. The latest update for the Android store is quite s clear indication of that. For people who use Android 2.3 and up, the Play 5.3.5 version of the app is now available. This represents the majority of users of Android devices. It now offers a range of different functions to its users, which includes the expansion of the various notification options that are available within the settings. It is also now possible to choose whether or not the notifications for an app will be displayed.

The music store at Google has also released an update, which has aligned its appearance much more closely with the Play Store. There is now a home screen search function. That said, this specific update will be available only to those with a version of Android Kit Kat or newer.

Fortunately for those who can’t access it, the majority of the changes are in the design of the experience, so that it more closely resembles that of Google Play. The majority of the actual functionality has not been changed.