Google Play Movies & TV app updated in the UK with info cards for actors, related releases and more

Google Play Movies & TV app updated in the UK with info cards for actors, related releases and more ...

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Following a roll-out in the US earlier this year, Google is adding info cards to the Google Play Movies & TV app in the UK.

Similar to Amazon’s X-Ray feature, Android users can now pause the video they’re watching and instantly review a series of Google Now-style information cards, which can identify the actor or actress currently on-screen, the soundtrack and any related films or TV shows.

It’s a small feature, but one that will save you the trouble of launching IMDB or Shazam every time your curiosity is piqued by a particular movie star or record that’s playing in the background.

 ➤ “I’ve forgotten – what was his name again?” (Google+)

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