Since it was first introduced back in 2015, the Google Store website has been the de facto place to find Made By Google products like Pixel phones, laptops, and Read More
tablets. Featuring elegantly designed product pages and detailed lists of specifications, it's the place every Google nerd enjoys browsing during their free time. Now the site has introduced a video page collecting everything from device promotional ads to setup guides.
Since movie rentals were first enabled on Android devices, rooted users have been left out in the dark, without the ability to utilize the feature on their device. But, when the man steps in, what do Android users do? Find a way to circumvent the system, of course!
Now, thanks to a clever dev named ften, a modified version of the Videos apk is available for download that bypasses the root and tamper checks, allowing rooted users to enjoy Google Movies like they should've been able to all along.
While this app does allow rooted users to watch movies, all other aspects of movie rental are left unchanged. Read More
If you've been patiently waiting to start renting movies on your XOOM Wi-Fi, then your moment has arrived. According to this tweet from Motorola, you can now rent movies via the Android Market - granted you're not rooted, of course. It looks like the Movies tab still isn't appearing directly in the Android Market, but all you need to do is download and install the official Videos app from Google and you'll be ready to rent and watch all the movies you can handle.
You can grab the app from the widget below.
If you attempt to install this on the Verizon XOOM, you won't get very far - it shows up as "already installed" as Movies
has been supported since the 3.1 update.