Google Play Services 7.5 Adds New Capabilities, APIs, and More

by Sergio De Simone Follow 18 Followers on  Jun 02, 2015

At its latest Google I/O Developer Conference, Google announced the rollout of Google Play Services 7.5, which delivers new capabilities such as Smart Lock for Passwords and Instance ID; new APIs for Google Cloud Messaging and Google Cast; and supports accessing Google Maps API on Android Wear devices.


Google Play Services 7 Rollout has Begun

by Sergio De Simone Follow 18 Followers on  Mar 03, 2015

Google has announced the release of Google Play Services 7.0, which brings new APIs inside of Google Places, Google Play Games, Google Fit, and improvements to existing features.


Android Developers Now Can Test WebView before It Is Released

by Abel Avram Follow 11 Followers on  Feb 17, 2015

Google has made Android WebView available as a standalone application for developers willing to test it.


Google Releases Android Auto APIs

by Matt McComb Follow 0 Followers on  Dec 02, 2014

Following on from their announcement of Android Auto in June, Google has now published their first APIs for the platform. Available as part of the Android 5.0 (Lollipop) SDK the APIs will allow developers to add a tailored in-car experience to their existing Android applications.


Google Play Games: Events And Quests, Saved Game

by Roopesh Shenoy Follow 0 Followers on  Jul 15, 2014

Google Play Games services got new features in Events and Quests, and a new Save Game API last month. The C++ and the iOS SDKs are now up-to-date with these features.


Nokia X Marks Another Android Fork

by Abel Avram Follow 11 Followers on  Feb 25, 2014

This article overviews the latest most important Android forking attempts which offer developers new opportunities but also some challenges.


Google Play Services 4.1 Adds Drive Support

by Abel Avram Follow 11 Followers on  Jan 10, 2014

Google has updated Play Services to include support for Drive, turn-based multiplayer games and more ad networks.


Google Play 4.0 Includes More Services

by Abel Avram Follow 11 Followers on  Nov 02, 2013

Play Services are no longer supported in pre-Gingerbread devices, the Mobile Ads SDK has been included in Play 4.0, and Wallet Instant Buy offers merchants a new integrated purchasing system.

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