Google Play Books App Adds Discover Feature

The new feature, intended to help users with book discovery, mines information from online book news, reviews and video content. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-09-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google Play Books Adds New Comics Features

The Google Play Store adds landscape scrolling, curated series pages and personal recommendations for comics and graphic novels. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-11-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google Play Books app arrives in Japan, adds translation, place info, highlighting and more

Not content at stopping with its recent European tour, Google Play Books has made the trip to Japan and brought back a handful of new features. In addition to support for reading Japanese books in a vertical, right-to left layout, Mountain view now lets users tap on names of geographical spots... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2012-09-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google Play Store cyber sale offers discounted apps, movies, music, and books

The Google Play Store is joining in on the cyber week sale madness, offering some tempting deals on a variety of digital content.Click over to the Play Store to scroll through everything that is up for grabs. Some of the best deals are on entertainment, with Academy Award winner Her available... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2014-11-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google Play Books comes to India with an updated Android app in tow

Google Play Books has been on a slow world tour that hasn't given Asia much love. Google is addressing that regional deficit in grand fashion today by launching its digital bookshop in India. The collection includes the expected blend of local and international titles, although the Books... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2013-02-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google unveils holiday season savings on games, apps, books and movies

It can't have escaped your attention that -- in the US at least -- holiday season is just around the corner. With Thanksgiving comes Black Friday and other sales, and Google is getting in on the action with a series of discounts in the Play Store. There are great savings to be made on games and... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2018-11-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google reveals the biggest apps, games, movies, songs and books of 2017

As we approach the start of a new year, the inevitable "best of" lists are starting to crop up. Never one to miss a trick, Google has released its own top five lists for 2017. The lists cover the US, and there are a few obvious names taking the top spots -- Super Mario Run is unsurprisingly... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2017-12-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google Is About to Offer Publishers a Feature Similar to Snapchat’s Discover Stories

First, Instagram and Facebook wanted to be more like Snapchat, and now Google evidently does, too. The Wall Street Journal reported today that Google is developing a content system, called Stamp, that's designed to look like information seen via Snapchat's publisher channel Discover. Citing... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2017-08-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google Play Books is more comic friendly thanks to vertical scrolling

Is Google Play Books your go-to app for reading comic books? If so, your digital page turning is about to get a whole lot better. While the app is getting a number of updates, the most notable is the introduction of vertical scrolling. Rather than... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2015-11-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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E-Book App Oyster Is Closing Shop As Google Hires Its Cofounders

Oyster, an ebook subscription service inspired by Netflix and Spotify, is shuttering—and Google has scooped up its top execs.Oyster, the ebook subscription service and would-be Amazon competitor, is calling it quits. In a blog post published Monday, the Oyster team announced that, in the coming... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2015-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google Closes Down Play Books Publisher

The Digital Reader reports that due to concerns over “rampant commercial piracy,” Google has closed the Google Play Books Partner Center to new users. The post Google Closes Down Play Books Publisher appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-05-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How to upload PDF and EPUB files into Google Play Books

Ever get stuck at the bar waiting for your friends to show up? That’s when I usually whip out my tablet and start catching up on reading. And since Google Play Books lets me upload PDFs and ebooks I’ve purchased elsewhere, I’ve always got something new to read on hand.It’s easy to get your own... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2015-01-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google makes Play Books more student friendly

Google's latest Play Books update for Android makes the app a lot easier to use for reading non-fiction ebooks. See, Play Books is perfect if you're just reading something from cover to cover. But if you're using it to read text or reference books... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2014-10-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google Play Jazzes Up E-book Nonfiction

Google has launched a new version of Google Play Books that it hopes will make for a better reading experience for nonfiction titles. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-10-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ingram, Microgroove Ink Deal to Add Book Sales to Mobile Apps

Ingram Content Group has partnered with Microgroove, a Seattle software developer, to provide digital tools to give businesses with mobile e-commerce applications the ability to sell physical books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-09-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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VSCO Cam app for iOS adds more 'community' features in a bid to take on Instagram

The VSCO Cam app has developed a pretty dedicated following of serious mobile photographers. Over the summer Visual Supply Co. even unveiled a minimalist publishing platform called VSCO Grid. But ties between the two were... let's say, weak. An... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2014-02-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google Play update showcases big-screen optimized apps on tablets

As promised a month or so ago, Google Play is implementing a few changes today that'll push tablet-optimized apps to the forefront. That is, if you're using a device not quite small enough to be considered a phone (though we admit there are certain handhelds that bridge the gap). Indeed, tablet... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2013-11-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google Play Books now available in Mexico

Despite going on quite the world tour, Google Play Books hasn't been available as close by as Mexico. That's been rectified: the online bookstore is now open in the country, with both local titles and prices in Pesos. As with some other countries, the expansion also gives Mexicans their first... Continue reading at Engadget

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

A week after Apple opened the Russian iTunes Store, users can now download books and movies from the Russian Google Play Store. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2012-12-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google Play Books starts a new chapter in France

Now that the legal dust has settled and Google's publishing woes in 'ol Gaul have been swept under the rug, it's back to business as usual. Starting today, the land of Jerry Lewis lovers will have access to books on Google Play, making it the fifth European country to participate in Mountain... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2012-07-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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