Google Apps users get Play Private Channel

Google Apps users get Play Private Channel
This was a relatively minor announcement yesterday, but it's one that has some pretty impressive implications for Google's presence in enterprise. Yesterday, Google announced a new feature for Google Apps users which would allow for a Google Play Private Channel, which will make it much easier for businesses to distribute in-house mobile apps to its employees. 

Basically, the new Play Private Channel is designed to be a dedicated section within the Play Store where employees can easily install any proprietary apps that are designed for use within the company. So, the business can use the Google Play Developer Console to manage the apps, and employees just need to log in with their Google Apps account to access the Private Channel. 

This could be a great option not only for enterprise, but education and government as well, where there may be internal apps that need to be distributed. Internal apps will no longer need to be side-loaded, meaning the security settings for side-loading apps can be kept on. 



14. disneydad

Posts: 114; Member since: Mar 26, 2012

Wow! I'm really surprised at the slant of the comments. Chaoticrazor I don't hate Apple seeing as how it's just a for profit company like every other for profit company that enjoys success, from time to time, with good products. What I don't like are Apple fanatics. They seem to tie their self worth into owning a device which is a digital assistant. I have used a number of different Oses throughout my smartphone years (Symbian, Android, Windows Phone 7.5) and find that they all perform the same functions. Some have certain things they inherently do better but they're all the same except for the interface. My personal preference is Android but I do like my HTC Radar I'm currently using.

11. Kalevro

Posts: 56; Member since: Sep 11, 2011

For normal poeple there's Apple. For people who want to really custumize and install pirate software and play around on the device there is Android. You can also do this on an Apple product but it is very problematic and you have to have soo much patience. No wonder Apple made the new iPhone back from non-glass material because people will get soo frustrated with the device that they will throw it around all the time. And when you finally do somethig, like jailbraking it or unlocking it or both the phone is perfect but after 2 weeks start the problems. Battery life reduces to 50% notice of lagg movin through the home screens and other. And if you don't jailbreak it-here starts 1.(2.99$); 2.(0.99$); 3.(4.99$); 4.(0.99$) 5.(14.99$)- you see my point. Thats why I prefer Android because you don't fill Apple's bags with money you shouldn't spend I mean they are mobile applications why pay 10 $/€ for a game like GTA 3 which is Vice City but the mobile version. Why? I know the Play store has paid apps to but it's soo much easier for pirates to use. All in all I want to say that all that money should go to better use. Not in Apple because they waste it on sh*t and they do nothing to improve the technological world and nothing for the competition to compare. Samsung, HTC, Sony and even Lg who are the best smartphone makers for me even though I am a Sony fan. That money shoul go to the m because they revolutionise the hardware we geeks daydream about. They try soo much making the perfect phone. So finnaly don't hate because of the Brands hate the peole using the brands not of their full potencial-because iOs and Android is what we have now and what we will have in the future, oh and Microsoft-dic*s if they publish a decent Windows.

3. hobble

Posts: 130; Member since: Oct 11, 2011

I have two different phones from different carriers that are both corporate lines, where's my private market? :(

1. disneydad

Posts: 114; Member since: Mar 26, 2012

This is an awesome little feature for the niche market it targets. Now, if this had been an Apple feature it would have ben shouted from the rooftops by Apple lovers as proof of their superiority. .......... Eh, maybe I'm Apple fanatic hating but they've been ticking me off lately. lol

2. chaoticrazor

Posts: 2347; Member since: Aug 28, 2012

yep you are a real apple hater obsessed with mentioning them for no reason well android users are annoying me, but seeing as there in swarms they believe they are in the right there are bad on all sides, just some sides arent willing to accept this

4. JulianGT

Posts: 89; Member since: Oct 15, 2012

At last! Someone intellingent!

10. Kalevro

Posts: 56; Member since: Sep 11, 2011

Just another Apple fan

5. joey_sfb

Posts: 6794; Member since: Mar 29, 2012

Apple lover care for nothing other than their apple gadget. They don't care even if apple sue their mom or father for using an android phone. That what i hate about apple lover selfish and self center. Think that the apple logo make them more superior than other human being. You may deny it but that how most non apple users see you especially after the infamous apple's lawsuits.

6. chaoticrazor

Posts: 2347; Member since: Aug 28, 2012

yeah well mate you have proven your the other side of the same coin. first i dont have an iphone etc so your labeling me wrong which shows how your convinced everyone who doesnt blindly worship android most be an apple loyalist.....ive said time and time again as a comapny i hate what apple does but this doesnt giv you the right to slate and gang up on the few apple users on here (the decent ones) the trollls i cudnt give a crap what you say they deserve it. but some use ios as it is there preferance yet if they mention this they get thumbed downed and swarm of android users attack them. im sorry but thats going too far. ''Think that the apple logo make them more superior than other human being.'' im sorry but right now the tables have turned , android users are the ones with the superiority complex slagging off wp8, bb ios etc there have actually been comments from these android users saying because they choose android there better and smarter i hope even you cant find that alrite.......but wont suprise me if you turn a blind eye to that as its not against android

7. joey_sfb

Posts: 6794; Member since: Mar 29, 2012

I have 2 macbook pro, model 2,2 and 2011 apr model. iPad 1, iPad 2 iPad 3. I am well aware of what apple products could do to owner mind. Only after the samsung lawsuit then i bought a samsung galaxy tab 7.7 and a refurbish motorola xoom. I tried both and now i can confirm with great assurance that apple iOS is obsolete.

8. chaoticrazor

Posts: 2347; Member since: Aug 28, 2012

see you cant say there obselete. just because they dont work for you dont mean others dont want them. its like me saying android is obselete because i dont like it ( i do like it and use it but the point stands) why do you have to dictate to others that apple ios is crap blah blah blah does it hurt you if they choose to use it....tired of the same crap

9. joey_sfb

Posts: 6794; Member since: Mar 29, 2012

Check the top posting you are the one the insult Android user without provocation. I still have both devices i just feel that Android currently serves me better. That might change if iOS were to come out with flesh ideas.

12. Topcat488

Posts: 1426; Member since: Sep 29, 2012

I agree with you 100% @joey_sfb... I'm using a iMac, and have used several iphones (still today), but my main smartphone is the OG-Note cause it's a computerphone!!! But i've noticed that chaoticrazor always jumps on every Apple basher that posts. And he doesn't even use a iphone, SMH.

13. chaoticrazor

Posts: 2347; Member since: Aug 28, 2012

but yet you slate it off and others when they use it.. just all of you are grouping up into the android swarm keep it up, be what you say you hate i couldnt care anymore

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