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Google Play Celebrates 25 Billion Downloads with 25¢ Apps, Books and Movies

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    Whether you’re looking for directions, checking email or sharing a picture with friends, apps are now an indispensable part of life. And if you’re using Android, it all starts with Google Play, home to 675,000 apps and games. That’s a lot of choice. We’ve now crossed 25 billion downloads from Google Play, and to celebrate we’re offering some great discounts for the next five days.

    Every day you’ll be able to choose from a collection of apps from some of the world’s top developers including Gameloft, Electronic Arts, Rovio, runtastic, Full Fat and more. And all for just 25 cents. We’ll also be offering some special collections like 25 movies you must own, 25 banned books, 25 albums that changed the world and our 25 top selling magazines, all at special prices. Visit Google Play a little later today to check them out.

    Twenty-five billion is more than twice the distance, in miles, that the Voyager 1 spacecraft has traveled since its launch 35 years ago. It’s the amount of time, in minutes, that have passed since some of our earliest ancestors began to set foot in Europe. And now, thanks to all of you, it’s a Google Play milestone. We look forward to the next 25 billion.


    Source: Android Official Blog
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    I love these discounted app days. I tend to open my wallet more as there are times when I buy an app and end up not liking it and never touching it again. I'm not so frugal for .25c. Can't wait to see what is offered.
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    SWEET!!!
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    Thanks for the heads-up!
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    When does it start??
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    Can't wait for it to start!
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    "Later today", per Google.
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    nice, i picked up a handful of good apps last time they were running a sale like this. can't go wrong for $0.25
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    Don't waste even 25 cents on game loft or EA apps. They don't support their apps at all. Once the deal is over, they'll release a new full priced version in the store that you have no access to. So you end up with zero updates and support. Then sooner or later your device is "not compatible".

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    But it's only $0.25...
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