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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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.
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.
3. android1234 (Posts: 106; 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?
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
5. DontHateOnS60 (Posts: 827; 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.
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
7. ellishyman22 (Posts: 3; Member since: 29 Oct 2011)
Google needs to introduce gift cards into their ecosystem!!!
9. tward291 (Posts: 559; Member since: 14 Feb 2012)
i would actually like to see something like that. kinda how itunes has giftcards
8. Jenks (Posts: 11; Member since: 30 Dec 2011)
If your still waiting on the update you can download the apk here: