Google publishes free Android Lollipop how-to guide in Play Store

If you’re one of the few who actually reads instruction manuals, then you may want to grab a new ebook from Google.The Android Quick Start Guide is a free download on Google Play Books that outlines basic Android Lollipop features, such as connecting your Google account, setting up a security screen, and how to track down a missing device with Android Device Manager.It also details the new Messenger app that now handles SMS and MMS (which still work with Hangouts if that’s your preference). The book also gives cursory mention of Android Auto and Android TV.   To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2014-11-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Get the Android Marshmallow Quick Start Guide free from the Play Store

Doing the reading before class may not have been the highest priority while you were in school. But here’s some text you may actually want to dive into: a primer on all the cool, new features of Android Marshmallow. Google just published its Quick Start Guide, a free eBook that anyone can grab... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2015-10-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH launches free online guide to getting published

Penguin Random House has developed a free online resource on how to get published, offering practical information and inspiration for unpublished writers on the publishing process. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-26 04:08:02 UTC ]
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Google Play launches audiobook store

Google Play has launched a dedicated audiobook store to take advantage of the recent growth in downloads. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google Play Store Now Selling Audiobooks and Boosting Content on Voice-Activated Devices

While hardly a shock that Google Play has started selling audiobooks, it's a moment to look at aspects of the format's sales-building prominence: the other way of 'reading.' The post Google Play Store Now Selling Audiobooks and Boosting Content on Voice-Activated Devices appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-01-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin Life to publish guide to 'guilt-free' pregnancy and birth

Penguin Life is publishing pregnancy guru Rebecca Shiller’s "empowering" guide, Your No-Guilt Pregnancy Plan, in March 2018. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'News Geek' Google CEO Appeases Publishers With End to 'First Click Free'

A few years ago, Google regularly traded barbs with major news publishers in public. Today, Google is rewiring its search engine to appease them.The Alphabet unit is scrapping a contentious search result rule for subscription news sites and giving them new tools to attract more paying customers.... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2017-10-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Free Guide to Ebook Licensing for Public Libraries and Publishers

Dosdoce, Bookwire and Publishing Perspectives are offering an exclusive ebook licensing guide for global public libraries and publishers. The post Free Guide to Ebook Licensing for Public Libraries and Publishers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-11-24 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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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 Newsstand merges Currents, magazines and newspapers on Android today, iOS in 2014

Google is not particularly great at keeping secrets. Its Nexus devices always leak and peeks at code are constantly revealing features before they're announced. So, it's no surprise that, exactly one month after we reported references to a Google Play Newsstand popping up, Mountain View is... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2013-11-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google adding textbooks to the Play Store

While most people associate Android with text-messages, Google hopes you will think of it in another "text" aspect too -- textbooks. Today, Google announces that it is bringing textbooks to the Play Store. The company has partnered with all five major textbook publishers -- Cengage, Wiley,... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2013-07-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google Play Store to Rent and Sell Textbooks

Google is getting into the textbook business by selling and renting materials from the top five education publishers in the US. The new service will launch August 8. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-07-25 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 Vows to Keep Investing in Journalism in Search for Sustainable Publishing Models

During the Digital Media Asia 2019 conference held in Hong Kong in October, tech giant Google reiterated its support for Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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WPP returns to growth and Facebook News offers publishers ‘free money’: Friday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. If you're reading this online or in a forwarded email, here's the link to sign up for our Wake-Up Call newsletters. You can get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device; sign up... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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Facebook News debuts with 'free money' for publishers

Facebook opened a news hub today, where it pays publishers to host their headlines and drive visitors to their websites as a way to make amends with the industry that has been battered by the rise of the social network and other platforms. CEO Mark Zuckerberg is due to host media partners at an... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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FutureBook Live to explore publishing freedom and free speech

Issues around publishing freedom and free speech are to be debated at FutureBook Live, with a panel of industry insiders, including publishers, agents and authors to discuss how today's political climate and the rise of social media has changed what is permissible and possible to publish today.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Apple News strikes ad deal with Verizon and issues new guide for publishers

Apple is making changes to its news service, including a deal with Verizon to sell ads and new guidelines for publishers, as it tries to make the platform more accessible to marketers and media. On Thursday, Verizon Media won the right to sell ads for Apple News and Apple Stocks in Canada,... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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With the Help of Washington, News Publishers Fight to Recapture Advertising Dollars From Facebook and Google

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