Google Play Books Ka-Pows Its Way Into Comic Lovers' Hearts
Google is prepared to update the Play Books app in order to make it more compatible with comic books. The revised app chiefly makes changes to navigation, including a new landscape layout that scrolls up and down. Google also intends to curate a selection of comic books to make them more accessible in the Play Store. Google will offer comic book recommendations to readers, as well as tools for maintaining a digital collection of comic books in the order they were published. Google says the new Play Books app for Android will appear in the days ahead. Google plans a similar update for its iOS app down the road. Support for comic books will be available to readers in the U.S., the U.K., Australia, Canada, India, Ireland, New Zealand, Singapore, and South Africa.
Google Play Books Turns On Recommendations Engine
Google today launched a new "Discover" tool within its Google Play Books app and service. Google says the tool is meant to help people find new books based on their interests and what's popular around the web.
Night Light Makes for Easier Reading in Google Play Books
Google hopes to make reading on smartphones easier on the eyes. The company today added a feature called Night Light to the Google Play Books app.
Google Surfaces Library eBooks In Search
Google today made it possible for people to discover what ebooks are available from their local library directly in search results. Readers in the U.S.
Google Improves Family Sharing In Calendar, Keep, and Photos
Google today detailed how families can use their Google account to stay connected and in sync with one another. Google already allows people to share media via Google Play Music, Google Play Movies & TV, and Google Play Books.