Monday 12 March 2012

Android Market is now Google Play

Google renamed the Android Market to Google Play. First impression is What's up with that logo?. Frankly, it looks like the 6 year old kid of some Google exec was allowed to design it. Second thing to come to mind is: Why is Google dumping the Android brand and why did they use the word Play instead of Market? Surely "Google Market" would have made a lot more sense than "Google Play". Unless Google is planning to move into the gaming console market! Think about it for a second. Google phones, Google tablets, Google TVs and Google gaming consoles all using the same or similar OSs and using the same cloud store.

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