Google Play recently hit the 25 billion download mark, and to celebrate, Google is holding a special discount sale for apps, books, movies, music, and magazines. Currently, there are over 675,000 apps available for download from Google Play. And starting today, a small selection of those apps will be available for only $0.25 each. These apps include games, office apps, and even fitness apps. Google's promo also applies to a selection of must-see movies, banned books, and best-selling magazines.
What Else You Need To Know
- Google's promotion for music, movies, books, and magazines, is only available to Android users in the US. If you're outside of the US and try to access the sale pages on Google Play, you may see a notification that says the content is not available in your country.
Google still has a ways to go in matching the quality of Apple’s App Store. And it doesn’t have nearly as many tablet apps compared to Apple, which has 250,000 iPad applications.- Ryan Kim, GigaOM
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With today's announcement, it was revealed that 675,000 apps and games now live in Google Play -- a healthy increase when compared to 600,000 titles and 20 billion installs just three months ago.
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Accordingly, the Play Store is again having a sale for the next five days, with many products discounted to just $0.25:
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This time, Google will also be offering some special collections like 25 must have movies, 25 albums that changed the world, or 25 banned books, all at discounted rates.
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