Google Play banner hints at dedicated audiobook section

Google Play might be close to launching a section dedicated to selling audiobooks. 9to5Google has spotted a banner displayed in the Books section of the app market announcing its arrival. It was even promoting a 50 percent discount for your first aud... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2018-01-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google adding textbooks to the Play Store

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Google Play Store to Rent and Sell Textbooks

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Barnes & Noble boosts content on Nook with Google Play

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Google Play Books now available in Mexico

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[ Engadget | 2013-03-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google Play Now Selling Books and Movies in Russia

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Google Play Books app arrives in Japan, adds translation, place info, highlighting and more

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Google Play Books makes an efficient arrival in Germany

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iRiver Story HD: First Dedicated E-Reader for Google eBooks:

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Google's eBooks Platform Gets Its First Dedicated E-Reader

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Google gives us some insight on the inner workings of Google Translate

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