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Google's Cloud Music Player Leaked

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Google's Cloud Music Player Leaked


After much ado was made last week about the debut of Amazon's Cloud Drive, a music service for Android devices, leaked peeks of Android's new cloud music player have surfaced.

The new player was downloaded when a developer version of Android Market allowed someone to download Android Music 3.0, according to Engadget. If it's an accident, it's certainly a case of impeccable timing. Or is it more of a contained leak, possibly by Google itself? 

There doesn't seem to be much a consensus, or that many surprises about Google's new streaming music service. Engadget calls it "almost identical" to the Amazon version, but with a few tweaks that could mean a new camera and desk clock applications. DroidLife says that the app mimicks a version seen on Honeycomb tablets and TechLand says that settings will allow users to hook up to a Google account. The interface also suggests streaming options. No big surprises there. 

So did Google leak this to get everyone's eyes off of Amazon's Android combination-punch? What will a company like Google have to do to take back it's own creation? Whatever it is, consumers are bound to benefit from the heated competition.

Related Topics Amazon, Android, Google, Cloud Drive
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