Google Play Appears to be like Set to Supply Audiobooks Quickly

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Apart from this, one more source suggests that the giant will also update their Google Play Books with support for Audiobooks. However the banner link was not working (still isn't working) indicating that it was an accident and the banner was prematurely made live by someone in the Google Play team. The Google Play store has revealed that it will soon start selling audiobooks alongside its existing media like movies, TV shows, music, digital books, and more. This comes off the back of Android Police finding references to audiobooks when sifting through APK files for the Google Play app last November. The banner announcing the arrival of the audiobooks was even showing a 50% discount on the purchase of the first Google audiobook. If you don't have time to read a book, there's always audiobooks for when you're driving, commuting, or doing other stuff at home.

The link to it now does not work, though that could change very soon.

Audiobooks are already available through Google Play's music library, though the implementation is a bit haphazard.

Then again, things will get a bit more cluttered with the addition of an audiobooks section. It would be logical for the company to move all the audiobooks to the Google Play Store.

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As of now, there is no information of when this specific section will be introduced, and how they will be accessed.

The Kindle Paperwhite and Kindle Voyage models, meanwhile, now do not support Audible, as confirmed by Audible's help center. The code points to audiobooks in the store, and that the app will allow users to navigate through the chapters using chapter titles - Audible's app allows for similar navigation, but only by chapter numbers - and that the app will allow users to keep track of their progress on multiple devices.

Amazon now dominates the audiobook market with its ownership of Audible, the leading retailer of audiobooks.

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