Google. It looks like they've just pushed a massive update to their offering, and now have well over 400 Dark Horse Comics in the Play Store. Google shared the news over on Google+ and mentioned the comics are available in every region Play Books are supported.
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Google have issued a quick update to their increasingly popular Google Play Books application for Android. The update added a few new features, fixed a truckload of bugs it apparently had, and even added support for India to now enjoy a good read. Apparently Books had some issues, because Google promises to have fixed tons of them.
Google have been hard at work bringing many of their music, books, and movies options to multiple parts of the world and today they've added one more. Overnight Google rolled out their Play Store Books and Movies to Brazil, and let everyone know with a quick post to Google+. Sadly Brazil is still waiting for Google Music, but this is the first step to bringing them more of Google's services.
announced that Google Books will now be available for pre-order. The "New and coming soon" section will now show upcoming books before they hit the store, and users anxious to virtually flip through those pages can pre-order and get it right on release day.
Google updated its ereading app, Google Play Books, with a handful of new big features. The app now comes with Google Maps integration, translation support, and some advanced annotation tools. If you've been thinking about giving Google's ereading app a try, there's no better time to do so than now.
gift of books. Google's Play Store (Android Market) Books are now available for those in France as they continue their rollout to European markets.
Play Store doesn't offer all of its services across the globe. While many have been waiting for movies and music in other parts of the world, we've had it stateside all along. Today however Google has just added Germany to their list and are now offering Google Books to the country. This is a small update, but one of many we've seen recently.
Gmail, Google Play Books (not sure how you "play" books), as well as added more feature to Street View for Google Maps. One major improvement is they've brought all the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich features in Gmail to Honeycomb tablets.
Google Play Google+ page, and Google has responded. Essentially, they're trying as hard as they can, but the intricacies of international content licensing are not for the faint of heart.
Google Operating System is any indication, they're looking to expand. Of course audiobooks are a natural extension of both Google Book and Google Music (now Google Play Books and Google Play Music - see how that works?) but they may also be looking into magazines, catalogs, newspapers and other periodicals.