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
Sep 19, 2016
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.
Apple Previews Apple Books App, Which Will Replace iBooks In the Fall
Jun 12, 2018
Apple has a brand new reading app in store for iPhones and iPads later this year. The company offered a brief look at the new Apple Books app during its recent Worldwide Developers Conference, but is now more fully revealing the app and its features.
Google Photos Adds Stars and Hearts to Mark Your Faves
May 22, 2018
Google is making Google Photos a little bit more personal. The company this week made it possible to mark your own photos with stars in order to signify them as favorites.
Google Says YouTube Music and YouTube Premium Now Available
Jun 18, 2018
Google today made its new YouTube Music and YouTube Premium apps and services available in 17 countries. YouTube Music is the new music service that is built around streaming with revised recommendations, playlists, stations, search, new/trending videos, exclusives, and downloads for offline playback to paying subscribers.
YouTube Reimagines Its Premium Video and Music Services
May 17, 2018
YouTube today announced YouTube Premium and YouTube Music, services that replace YouTube Red and YT Music, respectively. Moving forward, YouTube Premium will be the video site's top-tier service, offering originals, ad-free play, background play, and downloads across YouTube.