Will Verduzco · May 15, 2014 at 06:30 pm

[APK] Google Play Store 4.8.19 Brings PayPal Payment Support

Earlier today, Hell froze over just a little bit when Google announced that PayPal payment support was on its way to the Google Play Store. At the time of the announcement, Google stated that this feature was going to be available starting today. And folks, they weren’t kidding. Google Play Store 4.8.19 has now begun making its rounds to consumer devices.

So what does Play Store 4.8.19 bring to the table over the previously available 4.6.16? Well, obviously the key new feature in this version is PayPal payment support in select regions. This feature is being made available first in 12 countries (including the US, Germany, and Canada). Paying with PayPal is as simple as selecting PayPal from the available payment options within the app.

In addition to PayPal payment support, 4.8.19 brings a couple of other notable tweaks. The first is a simplified and much more user friendly permissions menu. This is accomplished through the use of categories that are collapsed by default and can be expanded by the user. This update also adds an “Additional Information” section at the bottom of every app listing, which gives users information such as required permissions, content rating, installed size, and latest version.  In addition to the more user friendly permissions menu and additional information section, 4.8.19 also brings a few minor, but noticeable UI tweaks to further refine the Play Store user experience.

This update will be gradually making its way out to consumer devices over the next few days. But of course, not every device will be in the initial wave. However, we’ve gone ahead and mirrored the APK on our Dev-Host account for your early access, sideloading pleasure.

[Many thanks to kautionwirez for the APK!]


_________
Want something on the XDA Portal? Send us a tip!
Jimmy McGee · Mar 6, 2015 at 06:00 am · no comments

LG G4 Confirmed, New Blackphone 2 & More – XDA TV

Nvidia unveiled the SHIELD Tegra X1 TV Box! That and much more news is covered by Jordan when he reviews all the important stories from this week. Included in this week's news is the announcement of the Cyanogen's new corporate identity and partnership with Qualcomm and be sure to check out the article talking about Lollipop devices being no longer encrypted by default! That's not all that's covered in today's video! Jordan talks about the other videos released this week...

XDA NEWS
GermainZ · Mar 5, 2015 at 01:50 pm · no comments

HTC to Replace Swype with TouchPal

According to engadget (citing TouchPal as well as an internal source), HTC aims to replace Swype with TouchPal as the default input method in upcoming devices, including the new HTC One M9. The official TouchPal Twitter account also tweeted the engadget article about this, further confirming the move. What prompted this move? The CEO of CooTek, the company behind TouchPal, says it's because of their better contextual prediction and language support. If you actually look at the supported languages, you'll...

XDA NEWS
Emil Kako · Mar 5, 2015 at 12:10 pm · no comments

Do You Think the Apple Watch Will Be a Huge Success?

Many people are under the impression that once Apple finally launches its smartwatch, the market for wearables will suddenly become mainstream and be taken to the next level. Taking an idea that already exists and making it incredibly successful isn't something new to Apple, but does the Apple Watch have what it takes? The wearable hasn't even shipped yet, but has already won multiple awards and has been featured on numerous fashion magazine covers. Do you think the Apple Watch will be a huge success? Let us know your thoughts.

DISCUSS
Share This