Google reboots Android Market with Google Play, consolidates content

By Rick
Mar 7, 2012
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  1. Yesterday, Google announced it would be replacing Android Market with a newly named service called Google Play. The company claim this is more than a name change. The Google Play…

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  2. Darkshadoe

    Darkshadoe TechSpot Maniac Posts: 524   +97

    I noticed that they have made it quite harder to find the free apps. You have to do some digging around to find the link.
  3. Rick

    Rick TechSpot Staff Topic Starter Posts: 6,304   +52 Staff Member

    That might part of the "monetization" they mentioned in the blog. :-(

    I hope that is not intentional.
  4. I think it was definitely intentional. I am an Android fan, but from what I see, there wasn't any real need to change from "Market" to "Play".
  5. Google Play is a step forward for digital content. However, other new sites like MyCube are also very promising in terms of posting and viewing personalized data content. It allows users to directly sell their content to consumers and promises to become a popular service.


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