Motorola Shutters Its Movie Download Site
Motorola has confirmed that it ceased operations and has closed a movie download web site that it launched with Paramount Studios six months ago. The site allowed users to download mobile-friendly versions of movies that were playable on Motorola handsets such as the Z8 and Z10. The two men responsible for launching the store, senior director Andrew Till and regional manager Steven Trew, left Motorola in January. One reason cited for the site's failure was poor marketing and a lack of visibility by Motorola customers.
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Google today announced a new service called Movies Anywhere, which allows people to bring together their movie collections from Amazon, Google Play, iTunes, and Vudu into a single library that can be accessed from any device. Google is launching Movies Anywhere in the U.S.
Google Play Eases Pain of Finding Movies and TV Shows in Streaming Apps
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Google today updated its Google Play Store and Google Play Movies & TV apps with new insight when it comes to video streaming services. People can now easily discover which streaming service includes their favorite movie or show.
Google Photos Debuts Create-Your-Own Themed Movies
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