Google is always working on new products, we know that. But it looks like Google is working on a newspaper feature called Google Play News. Which would compliment all the other content in the Play Store. Including apps, books, TV shows, movies, and magazines. Android Police first spotted this, but it looks like news content will come in “Issues” and “Subscriptions,” suggesting that Google is working on a feature to compete with Apple’s Newsstand which launched with iOS 5.
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The folks at Android Police is also noting that the section will be yellow in the Play Store as noted in the picture below.
So could this be the reason why Google is getting rid of Google Reader? When Google announced that Google Reader would be gone on July 1st, it got a lot of people upset. Since most of us use Google Reader every day, especially to find Android news to report on. How many of you would be interested in a Play News section on the Play Store? Would you rather pay for a subscription to a site like Android Headlines, then to go to the site and see ads? Let us know in the comments down below.