Is Amazon’s monopoly over audiobooks at an end?
Android Police, a website devoted to mostly Android phones, recently studied some of the coding for the new update for Google’s play store and found references to audiobook formats along with the existing apps, eBooks, and games they sell. Seeing as how Google does not currently offer sales of audiobooks thus far, this sneak peak tells us that it is not too far off the horizon.
It wouldn’t be too hard for the conglomerate to introduce audiobooks into the mix, seeing as how they already offer eBooks, music, and podcasts. It would greatly enhance Google’s repertoire of digital content and give them a more equal footing in their blossoming rivalry with Amazon.
The question is now, would this now influence Apple to join the audiobook revolution and bring them on a whole new playing field?
Read more about Google’s plans at the Good eReader.