Google debuts the "Free App of the Week"

Google debuts the
Google has started a new program called "Free App of the Week." The first free app can be found in the Family section (no doubt to make everyone feel warm and fuzzy inside). This week's free app is Daniel Tiger Grr-ific Feelings from PBS Kids. Normally priced at $2.99, the app won't cost you a penny when you click on the sourcelink to grab it for your kids. If you want to curry favor with them, don't tell them that it was free.

We really don't know if this is something that is going to be a regular feature of the Family section or if Google will switch between other categories. Best thing to do is to check in again next Friday and see which app Google is giving away.

Have a particular paid app that you have been looking to buy from the Google Play Store, but for one reason or another you haven't yet pulled the trigger? While life rarely works out this way, perhaps you'll luck out and the app you want will end up as the free app for one week.


source: GooglePlay via AndroidandMe

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8 Comments

1. hafini_27

Posts: 949; Member since: Oct 31, 2013

Great. I have always love this from Apple store and Amazon Appstore

9. jroc74

Posts: 6023; Member since: Dec 30, 2010

Yup, my fav thing about the Amazon App Store. Good to see Google giving it a try.

2. vincelongman

Posts: 5693; Member since: Feb 10, 2013

About dam time Google should also add redeem codes, that would be great for third party sellers like Humble Bundle, Amazon and also for giveaways

3. ePoch270

Posts: 193; Member since: Sep 26, 2013

Don't download this app. Tim Cook said free services aren't really "Free". Google will install spam and evil malware in these apps. They just want to eliminate your privacy. Things that are free are NEVER SAFE! Only things that you pay for are good and safe. Tim Cook says so!! Paid Apps FTW!! /s

6. tech2

Posts: 3487; Member since: Oct 26, 2012

IKR! People are so stupid to think things can really be free. I even pay extra £2.99 every month for iCloud storage just so that my information is secured. LOL.....Just imagine if I was a famous celeb and all my nude pictures were backed up on a free cloud storage and not on the most secure iCloud server. A hacker could've easily hacked the pictures and released it all over the internet. Google is so stupid. /s

7. Baracus

Posts: 223; Member since: Sep 15, 2012

Enjoy your emptying bank account from all those paid apps while I get mine for free and just put a little bit of research in to find out what they really do.

5. gaming64 unregistered

The App Store already had this promo feature. :/

8. EngleBertZombie

Posts: 36; Member since: May 22, 2015

nah ill stick with amazon's free app of the day thnx.

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