Google changes default app on Google Play Books to improve the reading experience

Google changes default app on Google Play Books to improve the reading experience
Google has changed the default font for the Google Play Books app to Literata. A tweet sent out from the @GooglePlay Twitter account says that Literata is a perfect font for "long reads on all devices." The tweet does show what this new font looks like, and it does seem to be easy on the eyes.

It is unclear how the new default font will be rolled out. It could be in the form of a regular update to the app, or a change made via a server side update.

Google Play Books allows you to choose from a large library consisting of more than 4 million titles including New York Times bestsellers. You can even save books to read offline later when you don't have an internet connection. While there are millions of free books, even paid titles offer previews in the form of free chapters that you can read. And some books offer text-to-speech capabilities.

If you like the idea of curling up with your smartphone on a rainy day to catch up on your reading, check out the new Literata font. It just might help you get through a lot of reading without bothering your peepers.


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source: @GooglePlay via AndroidCentral

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4 Comments

1. SuperAndroid507

Posts: 361; Member since: Jan 06, 2014

Title typo detected.

2. DeusExCellula

Posts: 1390; Member since: Oct 05, 2014

Moon Reader still best.

3. JumpinJackROMFlash

Posts: 464; Member since: Dec 10, 2014

Where can I download this font?

4. waddup121 unregistered

yeah cool

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