The Android Market might still be a toddler compared to the Apple App Store, but it has certainly grown a long, long way since the day it was introduced. Well, Google isn’t a company that is content to rest on its laurels, hence constant improvements seem to be the order of the day. The Android Market has been given a boost, and it will be compatible with devices running on Android 2.2 Froyo and higher. For starters, you can now rent movies in the US for just $1.99 upwards thanks to the Videos app, ensuring that there won’t be any more waiting in line for downloads or worrying about storage space – as long as there is a decent connection, of course. This does seem to be the future, and it makes sense too as Android smartphones these days tend to feature a larger than usual display.
HTC is also a potential rival on the movies front with their own service, although something like Google’s Android Market which is by far more global would be the more appealing choice. Apart from movies, you can also pick up books from the Android Market on your phone. This new update will arrive at your phone automatically in due time, so you need not do anything on your side.
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