Android Market Launches Movie Rentals To Your PCs, Phones And Tablets
Google announced its movie rentals in the Android Market at its I/O conference. They demonstrated about renting movies on the Android Market from your phone, tablet, and PC with a single click. Pinning mirrors the experience with apps and books, you can select it on your PC and download device in the background for offline viewing. Movies are live in the Market now, support all Android 2.2 or higher devices is expected in a couple of weeks and tablets will get support with their upgrade to Android 3.1. On PCs it ties back to the recently expanded YouTube rental service with same restrictions and pricing, market that per-movie VOD price a bit easier to swallow with its cross platform support and few HD selections for $4.99.