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Google Play Books Receives Update for Froyo and Gingerbread Devices, New 3D UI and Homescreen Shortcuts

Along with the update to Gmail, Google Play Books is also receiving a little update for users on Gingerbread and Froyo devices. There is the new 3D interface, a homescreen shortcut available for a single title you are enjoying, in-book search works offline, and the screen stays on during TTS. All in all, it’s a pretty solid update for the ‘older’ devices.

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Cheers Dave!

  • Philip A. Kaiser

    Nice to see Kellex sporting his Moto in a photo for once.

  • Teng247

    Anthony Bordain FTW

  • http://twitter.com/tmglmoat Matt Angiulo

    so where is the update to upload our own ebooks?

    • http://www.facebook.com/erich.kling Erich Kling

      That’s what I’m waiting for too.  Until then I’ll stick with Nook for Android, lets me side load all my epubs and has a decent interface.

      • Noyfb

        How do I transfer from og droid my kindle books, before there was play books, to my galaxy nexus play book so I don’t have to have 2 different book apps?

  • Phil Stout

    All I want are audio books! WHEN!?

    • http://www.hammertechnologies.net/ Chase Johnson

       +1

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Daniel-Gulyas/709632554 Daniel Gulyas

    Really heavy reader there, eh Tim?

  • KrispyKrink

    I’m on ICS 4.0.4 and Play Books was updated today, not just for Froyo and GB. Also Google Street view was updated.

  • Dan

    Updating everything today….My nexus is next hopefully