The Google ecosystem got a fresh boost when Android Market was rebranded to Google Play. More than just a place to buy apps, Google wants to make the Play Store as the ultimate entertainment hub, with music, magazines, books, TV shows, and movies all available for purchase. While the diverse selection of content was initially available only for U.S. customers, more countries are steadily being included.
Following the introduction of Google Play movies in the UK, Canada, France, Australia, Spain and Japan (as listed on its website) – now folks in Germany can get their movies fix on Google Play.
The news was announced on the store’s [...]
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 you can imagine. Fortunately, XDA Forums senior member kishankpadivar has just posted [...]
In an attempt to make its Google Play movie rentals service more popular with the Android crowd, Google released a YouTube video in which it demoed the simple functionality of its cloud-based movie streaming service. The short 1-minute video explains how movie watching via Google Play works, and why Android tablet owners should be excited.
In short, enjoying a movie should be rather simple, as Google will let you start watching it on one device, and then continue from where you left off on an Android tablet.
And what better way to make people remember the Google Play movie rentals service than by trying to come up with a viral [...]