New Android Market for phones; includes books and movies

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Google has just unveiled a major overhaul to the Android Market for mobile phones running Android 2.2 or higher. The updated market place will allow users to rent thousands of movies and download the latest books right from their mobile device.

The update is expected to roll out over the next few weeks, and you won't need to update your phone, the market place will automatically update on your phone.

To help better match the Android Market website Google launched back in February, the mobile store will come with an easier to navigate store for its ever growing selection. One of the most exciting new features is the movie rental service, with films starting at just $1.99, users can stream their favourite movies directly onto their mobile phones.

The Android Market will also come with some new categories including 'Staff Picks' and 'Editors' Choice'. The new categories will feature all the top applications from Google employees to help share the latest and greatest applications and games from around the world.

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