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Google Play to take on iTunes adding magazines, newspapers and TV series for a full content ecosystem

0. phoneArena 08 Mar 2012, 09:34 posted on

Did you have the chance to play around with the new Google Play one-stop shop for Android apps, movies, books and music? Rented "Inglourious Basterds" for $0.25 this week? Well, soon you'l be able to read newspapers and magazines too...

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posted on 08 Mar 2012, 09:41 4

1. cepcamba (Posts: 717; Member since: 27 Feb 2012)

Now Google is really on the move! It's gonna be really hard to stop this rolling elephant.

posted on 08 Mar 2012, 12:53 1

2. shimmyx20 (Posts: 280; Member since: 03 Mar 2009)

The Fight Club book is also .25 today through the Google Play store. A great read, especially if you liked the movie too.

posted on 08 Mar 2012, 14:47

3. android1234 (Posts: 162; Member since: 09 Feb 2010)

I have the Galaxy Nexus, and im still running on the android market. I habe the play music, and play videos, but not the play store. Does anyone know how to fix that?

posted on 08 Mar 2012, 16:08

4. shimmyx20 (Posts: 280; Member since: 03 Mar 2009)

I just got the update today. I'd say it's on it's way, I don't think they're updating all at once.

That said, don't worry, you're not missing out on anything, just a name and icon change as far as I can see. Same selection and layout

posted on 08 Mar 2012, 17:06

5. DontHateOnS60 (Posts: 870; Member since: 20 Apr 2009)

Google still doesn't let you buy movies though, whereas iTunes does, albeit at inflated prices, I think. Epic fail if Google doesn't let us BUY TV shows. Why pay $4 to rent something when you could pay a little more to actually own? Google has a long way to go.

posted on 08 Mar 2012, 17:18

6. cepcamba (Posts: 717; Member since: 27 Feb 2012)

Install a video recorder on your device before renting movies. Then it's gonna be like buying an official-quality copy of the film. Keep it secret and don't distribute though, against the law you know. :p

posted on 08 Mar 2012, 21:14 1

7. ellishyman22 (Posts: 3; Member since: 29 Oct 2011)

Google needs to introduce gift cards into their ecosystem!!!

posted on 09 Mar 2012, 07:00

9. tward291 (Posts: 559; Member since: 14 Feb 2012)

i would actually like to see something like that. kinda how itunes has giftcards

posted on 09 Mar 2012, 06:42

8. Jenks (Posts: 11; Member since: 30 Dec 2011)

If your still waiting on the update you can download the apk here:

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