Google Play’s 75% Off Any Movie Rental is Back

Back in December, Google handed out 75% off codes to everyone to try and get them to rent a movie on Google Play. If you missed out, you now have a second chance, as Google opened up the “75% off any one movie rental” promo again last night.

To claim, all you need to do is open up Google Play, jump through to the Entertainment (on app) or Movies & TV sections, and hunt for the red banner that tells you about the 75% off deal. Click the banner, tap “Continue” in the prompt that shows, and then be on your way to renting at a discounted rate.  (more…)

Google Play Movies & TV Updated With Material Design and Smarter Info Cards

Fittingly on the day Nexus 6 pre-orders went live, Google has officially unveiled an updated Play Movies & TV app with a look inspired by Material Design. That is not all that has changed, though, as the app is gaining automatic Info Cards, a tweaked “Watch Now” tab, plus a new icon.

The influence of Material Design is everywhere. The slide-out menu has shed its Holo appearance, buttons and iconography float above parallax images, and every header is distinctly red. The result is a much cleaner, more intuitive interface.  (more…)