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Google will charge Android manufacturers for their apps in Europe

1 month ago   |   By Geeky Gadgets

Google has announced that it will start charging Android manufacturers for its apps in Europe, the news comes after Google was fined $5 billion by EU regulators for the way it made manufacturers install apps. Previously if manufacturers wanted to install Search and Chrome on Android they would have to also install the Play Store...
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Google will charge OEMs for using Google apps on Android devices in Europe

Google will charge OEMs for using Google apps on Android devices in Europe

1 month ago   |   By Phandroid

Google has officially released its plan to comply with the European Commission's ruling that Android was not competitive. For those who don't know, Google has required that OEMs include Google Search, Chrome and a handful of other apps if they want Google Play installed on their devices. Starting on October 29 of this year - that will no longer be the case. Google has just published an overview of its new policy, shedding some light into what things will look like for OEMs and consumers who purchase Android devices going forward.
The first part of the new policy states that smartphone...
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