We will soon start saving. A year and a half after Apple launched the family sharing program, Google offers a very similar solution of its own
At the end of 2014 Dark Launched its Family Sharing program. It has allowed families with multiple people who own more than one company device to define their device group as "family" and save money on iTunes, by sharing all the content purchased in the store.
A year and a half later, Apple's sharing program is still in its infancy in terms of the options it offers consumers - it stutters a bit, for example, sharing a photo library or storage volume in iCloud. Still, it's surprisingly Google takes such a long time just to offer its own alternative to customers Android.
So yes, starting this week, Google allows Play Store users to share their apps, music, movies, and books with them. Shared library Works just like Apple's, I.e. centered around a single account that is predefined as the account of the "head of the family", under which there are up to five additional accounts. The master account is given the authority to choose which of the content he purchases in the store will be shared with the rest of the family, and he can even allow them to use his means of payment and get invoices back.
The new service is free, requiring only payment information for future purchases. However, families who want to share access to the music service in the Google Music cloud, and enjoy streaming music on multiple devices simultaneously, Will still have to pay The pleasure is about $ 15 a month.
It is important to note that the sharing function is currently available in only eight countries, and Israel is not one of them. Google Promises to expand its distribution by next month, making it available in a host of other countries.