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Google Play, formerly the Android Market, is a digital distribution platform for applications for the Android operating system and an online electronics and digital media store, operated by Google. The service allows users to browse and download applications developed with the Android SDK and published through Google, as well as music, magazines, books, movies, and television programs. Users can also purchase hardware, such as Chromebooks, Google Nexus-branded mobile devices, Chromecasts, and accessories, through Google Play.

Applications are available through Google Play either free of charge or at a cost. They can be downloaded directly to an Android or Google TV device through the Play Store mobile app, or by deploying the application to a device from the Google Play website. Many applications can be targeted to specific users based on a particular hardware attribute of their device,

Maxwell 10 and Google play

Also with Maxwell 10 you can download applications from the Google play store.


titleWhy are not all applications available in the Google play store?

The Maxwell 10 is used in landscape mode and not in Portrait mode, In the communication with google this information is shared. Some applications are only available when also Portrait mode is possible and when this is not the case then it will not be visible. It is not allowed to change this behaviour.

titleAudio third party apps

When using third party apps, audio via the DECT handset and wired handset will be supported end 2014with an upcoming release. Handsfree and USB devices are already supported.

Using the Gigaset phone app, you can use the DECT handset, wired handset and handsfree.

titleSecurity when using third party apps

If you would like to increase the security or to block that users can install third party apps then you could use Android Security apps like:

  • AVAST Antivirus & Security
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