Google has moved to against Apple in yet another space — this time announcing a music downloads service via its Android Market.

Music will be made available for sale and download via the new Music section of the market, accessible using Android 2.2-powered devices, which for now includes handsets and in future will include tablet devices.

Details are sketchy, TechCrunch informs, but essentially its a Web-based transaction system which automatically downloads your song purchases to your device.

Google didn’t say when this capability would come to the Android operating system.

The company also introduced a new software package. Google recently acquired Simplify Media, who have developed software which will let you sync DRM-free purchases from iTunes into your Android device.

With Google now moving to compete with Cupertino at almost every point, it

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