Google Play Movies & TV gets streaming service integration and watchlist

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Once you find something you'd like to watch, tapping on it will take you to a page to learn more about said show. The company said it will continue to add more partners over time. It will let you narrow down searches by genres, like comedy TV shows, an award winning drama, family movies, and you can give titles you've already seen a thums up or down so it can show you items similar to your past preferences.

"With so many different streaming apps out there, it's not only challenging to figure out what to watch, but where and how to watch it", Google's Ben Serridge explains. The new features will roll out to Android smartphones and tablets in the U.S. over the next few days. In other words, if you don't buy video content from Google Play, the app is useless to you.

Google has taken a major step to counter phone makers that pre-install its core set of Android apps without first going through its certification procedures.

Hackers have duped hundreds of thousands of Android users into installing malware onto their devices by infiltrating the Google Play store and hiding it in a number of seemingly harmless apps.

Both the Google Play Movies & TV app and the Google Play store can now show you which streaming service has the show or movie you're trying to find. These are more quality-of-life additions than necessary inclusions, but they bring the app more in line with what you can do in Netflix. That old cable subscription is looking less and less like a good deal and there are now tons of ways to enjoy content online.

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Shortly after Alderson made his allegations, news agency ANI tweeted that the "With INC" app had disappeared from the Google Play Store.

Long-pressing: In this new update, you will be able to long-press on items to quickly vote them up/down or add them to your Watchlist.

The watchlist tab will even notify you when a movie or show is available to buy or rent, available at a lower price, or available to to stream.

Android users with an uncertified device will now be prevented from signing into their Google account, according to XDA-Developers.