Posts Tagged ‘play’

Google Play to Compete With iTunes


Google, who has long since been getting criticism for having its digital media services splintered, announced today the launch of Google Play. Google Play is cloud-based and consists of Android Market, Google Music, Google Movies, and the Google eBookstore. They will all merge together as a unified media…

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Opera Mini 7 hits Android with bandwidth-saving hardware acceleration

Opera Mini has been around for a long time — since 2006 in fact — but in its seventh iteration the browser has shed some of its “minor league” appeal and has moved up to the same hardware-accelerated club as its bigger brother, Opera Mobile.

The new release is for Android…

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Google gets lots of PlayService targets iTunes

Google is making its recently rebranded music, app and e-book store, Google Play, a top priority.

Last month, Google combined the Android Market, Google Music and Google eBookstore into Google Play, a one-stop shopping destination to buy music, books and apps, or rent streamed movies. Through Play, you…

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Google Pushes Play Front and Center

Google is marching steadily towards Larry Page’s reported goal of a “single, unified, ‘beautiful’ product, across everything.” It started last year, as redesigns came to all of Google’s big products, Search, Maps, Translate, Reader, Gmail, YouTube, etc, etc. A black navbar appeared, which Google later announced it was…

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