I was surprised to see the new Google Play feature at the top of the Google home page this week. I hadn’t heard about a release date. But I knew it would happen eventually, just not this quickly. So why all the fuss? Well, it’s definitely a new place to shop for all things digital, but it may offer an interesting investment opportunity.
Google Play is the new competitor on the block in the digital distribution service offering music, movies, books, and apps. With its introduction, Android App Market, Google Music, and Google eBook store will be merged into a one stop shop for all things digital.
You can store it all on the cloud, making it easier to use across multiple devices. That means you can reach anything and everything from your desktop, laptop, smart phone, and tablet.
Buying things online is nothing new. But the transformation to digital is still new. The four big players in the space are Amazon, Apple (through iTunes), Netflix, and now Google. What sets Google Play apart? Continue Reading…