New Market Update Adds Movies and Books to Phones

Google has just released the details on the newest Android Market update, and it looks like a good one. No longer will phone users have to be jealous of tablets’ ability to rent movies from the Android Market. Starting at $1.99 (the same price for tablets), movies can now be rented from the Market.

The new update includes the ability to purchase Google Books from the Android Market, using your phone. Also, the Market will now include an overhauled UI, making it easier to discover new apps. Google says that this new update will be rolling out in the coming weeks to phones with Android 2.2 or higher, so grab your popcorn and get ready to experience the revamped Android Market.

Hit the break for a video featuring the update.


Source Google Mobile

About author

AndroidGuys 4642 posts

Founded on November 5, 2007, we've enjoyed bringing you the latest in Android news and rumors. Updated daily, we strive to deliver reviews, opinions, and updates on all things related to Android.

You might also like

News and Rumors

Top Android Director Leaves for Coupons Inc.

One of the original software engineers for the Android platform has left the Google team for Coupons Inc.,  a company who designs software for creation, distribution and tracking of coupons. 

News and Rumors

Sense 6.0 for HTC One (M7) begins its rollout in Europe

Some HTC One (M7) users have already received their Sense 6 update in different regions, but according to reports, it should be available in more markets now. The Sense 6

News and Rumors

Rear of Motorola’s Nexus phone leaked

The internet is hungry for new information and leaked photos of Google’s upcoming Motorola-made Nexus smartphone. Because of this, it’s very likely that someone would have the unfortunate dishonesty to


  1. Chris Johnson
    July 12, 22:45 Reply

    Movies aren’t showing up with Cyanogen…. as expected I guess.

    • Theweakend
      July 12, 23:48 Reply

      I don’t think I’ll pay $2 and my months bandwidth for a movie any ways.

  2. Interpol91
    July 13, 02:19 Reply

    looks great on the Samsung Epic! Smooth interface with no issues yet. Finally that annoying Sprint button is gone!!!

  3. Smivey *
    July 13, 02:35 Reply

    Looks great on my Droid Incredible. Love the beautiful new HD interface. Maybe a little slow, but not bad. That being said, my phone just restarted, so maybe I spoke to soon.

  4. web hosting review
    July 13, 08:22 Reply

    It is a great pleasure to sharing the updates and adds movies books phones in the market .it is giving good information for me.

Leave a Reply