Some people still swear by dead tree books despite the digital age. Others can not live without the convenience of carrying a whole library in a single plastic plate. Others, however, prefer not to read words, but still enjoy the "reading" experience with audiobooks. Earlier this year, Google included this second method of digital reading in its Google Play Books app and associated service. But only two months later, the Google Play Books audiobooks really became more valuable.
The latest update includes a feature that should have appeared on the first day. Actually, it should be a feature that should be present in any audio app, whether audiobook player, podcast player or music player. That's the ability to stop and continue right where you left off. Nothing is more frustrating than forgetting where you were and scrubbing minutes if not hours of audio.
Google is Google, the continuation function is called "Smart Resume". This is because it actually rewinds to the beginning of a word or sentence as you continue listening. This should help you find a little more context and improve your memory. The update also includes bookmarks, another feature that helps you find important or important parts of the book.
Google Assistant integration was one of the key features that made Google stand out when it came to introducing audiobook functionality. Now it has become more useful with the newly published routines. Just add Google Play Books to your morning routine or commute, and you do not have to worry about how to activate the audiobook.
You can also speed up or slow down playback after the last update. The update also expands the Google Play Books library to 1