Google Play Store: Android Market is Upgrading to Google Play?


Yup! Google is consolidating apps, music, movies and ebooks into one portal: Google Play Store.

This also will mean that Android Market, Google Music and the Google eBookstore will be merged into one Google Play Store online.

A good and logical move imho.

I am just surprised that the update seems to be not that transparent in my droid. I opted to be notified on every updates before doing the actual update. But it seems either I messed up my settings recently or the update is really a covert one and I was just notified by my AV scanner that it did not found any malicious activity in the update.

Google positioned the cloud-based Google Play as a digital entertainment destination where users can find, enjoy and share their favorite music, movies, books and apps on the web and on your Android phone or tablet. Sounds familiar huh?
My quick check reveals that it is the same old Android Market interface:

But if I will find something interesting I will post it here at

Watch the Google Play intro video below

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