1. Devhux's Avatar
    This is a bit of a confusing one, so bear with me.

    I've been wanting to download the iMore app for my Android devices for quite some time, but could never find it in the Play Store. All I'd find is the iMore Forums app (not the one that actually has all the articles on the site). I just assumed there wasn't one for Android.

    Today I saw a signature saying "Sent from iMore App for Android" so I decided to do a little more digging, and the results really surprised me.

    First, a screenshot of what I find when searching for "iMore App Android" on my Galaxy Tab S2 (also happens on a Moto X Play phone):



    Now, look what happens when I do the same search from my iPhone:



    From that Android Central link, I was able to see the Play Store listing (in the same way you'd browse play.google.com page). I was then able to tell it to install to my tablet.

    Seems odd that I'd get different search results depending on whether I'm using an iPhone or Android, and it seems more like Google really doesn't want people using the iMore app (or maybe it's just here in Canada)
    10-20-2016 12:36 AM
  2. Tre Lawrence's Avatar
    On my S7 Edge:Android iMore App - can't find on Android devices-uploadfromtaptalk1476944256191.jpg
    10-20-2016 01:17 AM
  3. Devhux's Avatar
    Interesting......

    Just tried Google.com instead of Google.ca on the Tab S2 and got the results you did. Strangely, the iPhone also was using google.ca.

    Still can't understand why I can't search for it on the Play Store, but I'm going to assume it's just a weird Canadian quirk....

    10-20-2016 01:33 AM
  4. Devhux's Avatar
    Friend of mine clicked the direct link on her Nexus 6P and Google Play said it wasn't available in your country (they're also in Canada).

    https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...=com.imore.app is the link I gave them.
    10-20-2016 02:18 AM
  5. James Falconer's Avatar
    Strange indeed. I'm in Canada and the app shows up just fine in search. Here's the link: https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...forumsimorecom
    10-21-2016 10:56 AM
  6. Devhux's Avatar
    Strange indeed. I'm in Canada and the app shows up just fine in search. Here's the link: https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...forumsimorecom
    That's just for the forums - not the iMore news stuff itself.

    10-21-2016 02:44 PM
  7. James Falconer's Avatar
    The main iMore app has been unpublished from Google Play. However, the forums app should let you view news items within as well. Lots of new functionality in the forums app!
    10-25-2016 02:27 PM
  8. Almeuit's Avatar
    The main iMore app has been unpublished from Google Play. However, the forums app should let you view news items within as well. Lots of new functionality in the forums app!
    This .
    10-27-2016 06:56 PM
  9. returnmyjedi's Avatar
    Any reason why it's been discontinued? I tend to use the Android version over iOS one as the former is (was) infinitely more polished than the latter. The Windows Central one is still there so is it just Rene et al trying to keep the Android riff raff out of their shiny and sterile Apple world?

    Posted via the iMore App
    10-29-2016 02:01 AM
  10. James Falconer's Avatar
    Believe the reason was the install base was so incredibly small... we are looking at other (better) options to serve the audience
    10-31-2016 12:55 PM
  11. Devhux's Avatar
    Good to know. Thanks
    11-01-2016 05:47 AM

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