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Google Play allows sharing of movies, apps, and music you buy
July 20, 2016, 4:19 pm

Google is reported to be allowing you to share the movies, music, and apps you purchase from its Play Store among up to six of your family members. Content you buy from those stores can be shared across Android devices, Google's websites, and the Google Play apps on iOS.

Called Google Play Family Library, it is a full-featured system that does not cost extra. Among its features is the ability for a parent, or whoever controls the Family Library account, to be able to specifically exclude whatever content they would like from being shared to other devices. The feature also allows all family members to make purchases on the same credit card that was used to set up the account. All receipts for purchases made by any family member will also be sent to the owner, so you can keep tabs. The new system is expected to roll out to a bunch of countries later this month.

On another note, Google also announced that its Hangouts app for Android devices will now have the ability to record and send video of up to a minute of footage from inside the app, once the update arrives on their local Google Play store.

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