Google is close to launching digital music store ‘with a twist’

During a sit-down talk with All Things D’s Walt Mossberg, Google’s SVP of Mobile, Andy Rubin, confirmed a rumor about Google launching a digital music store for its Music Beta cloud music service. As you know, Google Launched Music Beta back in May during Google I/O. The service allows you to upload you to store your music library in the cloud, and makes it available to you from anywhere, on a computer or your mobile device. The only thing missing from Music Beta is the ability to purchase songs.

Last week, a report surfaced indicating that Google was in the process of finally launching a music store for Music Beta, a feature that many people have been requesting. Today, Andy Rubin pretty much confirmed that rumor. According to Andy, he feels that Google is close to offering a music acquisition service. Andy also added that Google’s Music store will have a little twist, and that it won’t just be selling $0.99 songs.

What can this little twist be? At the moment, we have no idea. It could be something big, or it could be something small.

via AllThingsD

By Jonathan Radande

Jonathan converted to the Android platform from Blackberry with the original Motorola Droid. He currently has a Samsung Galaxy Nexus complete with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean on Verizon Wireless, a Motorola Xoom, and a Kindle Fire. Besides keeping up with Android news, he enjoys spending time with his family, gaming, reading, and computers.