Google's answer to Spotify features a music library with content from major labels such as Universal and Sony, a recommendation engine similar to Pandora's, and unlimited skips. Users can also buy songs from a catalogue of over 18 million tracks and sync existing libraries to the cloud.
Currently the service is priced at $10.99 per month (if you sign up by the end of August) and there's a 30-day free trial.
A quick look through the Play app store on a New Zealand Android device shows the Google Play app and the All Access pass in the editor's pick area. It's also available to use through a web app for desktop.
Google is pushing its social media integration through connectors to Google+, which allows tracks to be shared with friends online.
With the digital revolution upon us changing the way we work, live and play, the employment outlook for digital professionals is bright. The 2017 Digital Remuneration Report breaks down the incomes of different roles within the industry in Aotearoa, as well as how we fare against our Australian counterparts.