Google Play or Android Market: Presenting Unlimited Apps
The Android based operating devices are highly in demand where the sales of Android devices have massively increased by dropping the sales of Apple and other leading manufacturer’s devices. For now, we have brought you a very important topic to discuss since elaborating it will educate you how greateful you are to be blessed with Android operating system. This is Google Play, the new version of Android Market which you can find in Android smartphones and tablets.
Google Play brings you abundant apps which you can download for free. The new versions of OS have brought new name which is nothing but the same Android market. Below are the features of Google Play –
- Google Play is optimized for tablet form-factor and for Android 3.0 Honeycomb version. Now the Android Market offers fast and easy way of finding apps, widgets, apps, and much more.
- You can search and browse more than 150,000 apps and games that are available for download
- You can organize as per category and can customize your Android experience
- Both paid and free apps are available to download
- You can post user reviews and rate each app you use
- You can view and manage existing app as well as game downloads
Tough currently Google Play is no more a new feature to consider, as there are other upgrades available in the market to use. It was first Android Market that rules the Android devices and now the position has been taken over by Google Play with better experiences to offer. If you consider the differences among both, it is merely different and is just the name change. Google Play offers the same movies, books, apps, and much more like the Android Market. It is packed with all the entertainments you require including millions of books and songs and thousands of movies.
One big difference is that Google Play brings all the entertainment sections in one place which you can access through web and Android devices from anywhere.
What is Google Play – Elaborated –
Google Play is the new name given by Google that replaces the older name Android Market. It offers a huge assortment of mobile apps to buy and download. The mobile giant has created it just like a supermarket where users can buy and enjoy free downloads without even going out of their home. One can simply download an app that supports bill payment or ticket booking. With the continuous upgrade of Android versions and apps, Google keeps changing more generic name for this program like Play Shop for phones.
In upgraded phones, you will find Google Play icon on homescreen rather than Android Market. The recent phones come with more upgraded apps where the name is replaced with Play Store. The new versions Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system offers Play Store in place of Android Market or Google Play.
Not much change can be found in this upgrade. Users can still access Google’s digital shop through Android phones. The only change can be found on the new icon on screen which changes to ‘Google Play’, ‘Play Shop’ and more recent ‘Play Store’. Many people find it confusing, but there is hardly any change visible apart from the change of icon name. Still you can access the market, explore the apps, download them, and enjoy the faster experiences. Android has much to offer which other OSes hardly offer.
All the old contents can still be found; just new logo has been used for some odd reason. You can access Google Play Movies and book shop which has been shifted to the name Google Play Books.
Google Play Syncing is a new system that the giant ensures to manage movies, books, music, apps, games and all in one place which users can access via Android devices or Web. This is a very effective and useful feature that doubles the Android Cloud based experiences.
Despite this, Google Play website is another part that has ditched the Android Market to bring the change in regular atmosphere. The website offers videos and books which are fully functional on a desktop and lets users check online contents. Users can also sync books and films across different laptops and desktop computers. However, for that you need an upgraded smartphone.
One significant change that you can find is Google’s Play app that comes with some new options. Now an “All” tab has been introduced in downloaded apps page where you can find the list of all the downloaded apps. All the oldest to new apps that you have downloaded can be found in this list. Users can review all the apps.
Google Music service is also offered as new in the new Google Play world. One can upload, sync and buy their music collections for cloud rather than depending on third party options.
A lot is to see in the new smartphones that have launched currently and present Play Store that has replaced Google Play and Android Market. Now the Play Store comes with much more excitements including free and charged entertainment apps and others.
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