Google Play services 7.0: Use your phone as a gamepad in Android TV, Places API and more news

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    Google launches through a new update of the services Google Play new tools for developers to build better applications enjoy the day with the use of our mobile devices.

    Google Play services begins to upgrade to the 7.0 to add a new location settings dialog, the new API for Google Maps locations and enable Android TV games using our phones and tablets as gamepads

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    Google Play Games

    From Google Play services 7.0 developers can use Nearby Connections API to convert our mobile or tablet into a gamepad to play games Android TV. Our phones and tablets appear on a second screen virtual controls to control the game you’re playing on the TV. In this way we can play many more games without having physical gamepads, and therefore it will be easier to take multiplayer games with our friends.

    Places API

    Place Picker Dialog

    The new API called Places finally allows third-party applications on your maps show locations and businesses of Google Maps with their respective tabs with information about your name, address, phone number or website.

    Location Settings

    Location Settings Dialog

    With the new version of Google Play Services when an application needs to know our location to run off and have our location by GPS, Wi-Fi networks us will display a new dialog that will allow us to activate our location without leaving the application. This new dialog was released earlier this year by Google Maps.

    More New

    Other improvements found in Google Play Services 7.0 are changes in the API Google Fit to consume less improvement in the background, integration of Google Analytics with Google Mobile Ads, improved indexing applications in Google results and changes GoogleApiClient. In the Android Developers blog you will find all the details

    More information |. Android Developers
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    News Google Play services 7.0: Use your phone as a gamepad in Android TV, Places API and more news was originally published in Engadget Android by Cosmos .







    Engadget Android

    Google Play services 7.0: Use your phone as a gamepad in Android TV, Places API and more news
    Source: www.xatacandroid.com  
    March 3, 2015

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