Google made a big splash today by rolling out Google Play, it’s rebranded storefront for apps, music, movies, and books. It replaces the Android Market and streamlines its various content offerings under one storefront.
Yet beyond branding, what has changed? Not much. The switch to Google Play does not offer any more content; it repackages what is already there. Yet it speaks to Google’s large ambitions about serving as a digital entertainment hub. [Read more…]