The Verge reports “Google announced an effort to make it far easier for Android users to download beta software from the Google Play Store. Previously, downloading still-in-development software required joining a Google Group or side-loading an app completely outside Google Play.

But a little over a month ago, Google rolled out a new Early Access section of the Play Store. It’s a central spot where users can browse and install apps and games that aren’t quite ready for official launch. There’s even a “beta” tab next to the list of apps you’ve previously downloaded to help you keep track of what’s pre-release software and what’s not. Google’s own apps are included in the program.” Read More