Google recently merged Currents and Magazine into a new app called Google Newsstand. In this review we’ll check it out and see if it’s an improvement.
Google announced today the launch of Newsstand, a news and magazine reading app that combines the functionality of Currents and Play Magazines, and will eventually replace them both.
Google Play might soon come with newspaper subscriptions, as unveiled in the web version’s source. Will we see this on smartphones and tablets soon?
Google has confirmed that it’s bringing the Play Store’s selection of digital magazines to UK customers, with the service expected to go live in the evening of December 12. Although you can already browse through the available titles now, you can’t buy anything yet.
Australia was one of the first countries to get the Nexus 7 tablet. But the great price and superior hardware weren’t matched by the availability of more content from Google Play, such as magazines. Google is hoping to turn a new page with the latest update of its magazines app.
Alongside the introduction of the Nexus 7, Google injected some heavy dose of entertainment content on the Play Store, which saw TV shows, movies, and magazines becoming an integrated part of Google’s ecosystem. Judging from the not-so-stellar feedbacks that many customers have left for Google Play Magazines, it is apparent that the app needs an update, one which Google has finally made available.
If you live in the U.S and own an Android device, you are one of the lucky people who are granted full access to the Google Play experience: Games & Apps, as well cloud-based content such as Music, Books, Magazines, Movies and TV Shows. Unfortunately, with the exception of games and apps, this cloud-based content is oficially available only for U.S. users, leaving the rest of the world in the dark. But as any geek will tell you, probably the best thing about the Android OS and the ecosystem around it is that there is a workaround for basically anything…