google app market now called "Play Store"?

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    all of a sudden my usual app market green bag widget disappeared, and now i have a white bag called "play market". i tap it and it brings me to the google app market. anyone else? lol
     
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    I don't have anything anymore.

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    yeah it took a few minutes for that play store widget to appear. meanwhile i had nothing. weird way to make an unannounced transition....:icon_eek:
     
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    ahh thanks, i wasn't 100% on what was going on. at first i thought i had a virus that was routing me to a bogus market or something lol.
     
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    I wonder who's dumb idea this was? Do they think people are turned off by the term "market"?

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    :D really probably freaking out a bunch of people... suddenly market gone and something called Play Store appears... lol
     
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    Someone gets payed big bucks for this dumb idea... have some respect... lol

    And for those dying to get there hands on this update (who haven't been pleasantly updated already) and get rid of their old tired market... lol... go here: http://www.droid-life.com/2012/03/06/download-new-google-play-store-version-3-4-6/
     
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    yup, there's an article in the news section regarding this
     
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    yeah! pretty retarded way of changing things up without notifying anyone lol :D
     
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    so, what's the big theme behind this change? i mean, what's supposed to be the new benefit?
     
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    The new ugly gold headphone icon for "play music" sucks too.

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    I think it's a stupid name. Like Netflix wanting to spinoff into Quikster. Android Market name has legacy. Play Apps. Play Books and Play music. Sounds really crazy too me. Not all apps are "play". Not all books are audio as in play. Though I never used any other service but the app store. I think Google may regret changing the market to this. I'm not even using, nor do I care to use the unified market/store. I don't download music, books or movies. Just apps. I'm running the 2.3.8 old market. Blocked all ota market updates.

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    This makes me feel like I'm in the Playstation Network store or some Sony name something for some reason.. not a fan of it. But, oh well I suppose.
     
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    When I heard the name that is EXACTLY what I thought. Like Sony Xperia Play. I'm shocked Sony isn't suing for calling the market "play". I don't know.

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