Users of Google are finding something new on their navigation bar, as the company this week took as big step forward with its move into the iTunes space by adding Google Play to its Google.com, Gmail and other pages.
Google Play is described as a one-stop page where users can stream movies, music, e-books, games and apps. For now the service is labeled on the navigation bar as “new” and the page includes links to introductory materials explaining the service.
The service is designed to be accessible from anywhere on the Web, with attention paid to keep it compatible with Android devices. The introductory info notes that it offers “450,000 apps, millions of songs and books and thousands of movies" and touts the advantages of the cloud model for consuming and organizing digital media.