Google Catalogs Hits Android 3.1+ Tablets Just In Time For The Holidays [News]

Matt Smith 30-11-2011

Google Catalogs Hits Android 3.1+ Tablets Just In Time For The Holidays [News] googlecatalogthumbDo you have an Android tablet? Do you feel you’re lacking in ways to buy stuff? Well, if that’s the case then Google is bringing a new app to your device that will provide you with access to 125 brands with which you can indulge in wanton consumerism.


The app is called Google Catalogs, and as the name implies, it seeks to bring a traditional catalog experience to your tablet and combine it with the instant gratification of online shopping.

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Google Catalogs Hits Android 3.1+ Tablets Just In Time For The Holidays [News] googlecatalogandroid1

Over 400 individual catalog issues are currently available from brands such as Nike and Nordstrom. Features of the app include notification of new issues, zoom (to examine product photos more closely) and the ability to create product collages for fun or to create a sort of wishlist.

Strangely, this app already debuted in August on the iPad, and only just now is coming to Android tablets The 3 Best Android Tablets Available Today That A Buyer Should Check Out While the iPad was able to jump on the tablet market before anyone else, Android tablets from competitors are starting to flow like water. There’s now a wide variety of options available and many of... Read More . It is limited to Android versions 3.1 and above. Google also recommends an active Wi-Fi connection when using the app. It is, of course, free to download and browse.


Source: Slashgear

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