Tech news tagged ‘Google Play services’

Google Play Services 6.1 begin rolling out

Google has begun rolling out Google Play services 6.1, to support the “newest features from Google”. These can be thought of as the core Google functionality made available across a variety of different Android versions…

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Street View, Activity Recognition in Google Play services 4.4

Google is rolling out the latest release of its all-important Google Play Services – the central glue that makes core Google functionality available across a variety of different Android versions – one way Google has been addressing the perceived Android fragmentation problem.

These releases – arguably representing new varieties of Android – seem…

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Google Analytics comes to Google Play Services 4.3

A new release of Google Play Services, v4.3, has begun rolling out worldwide.

Unsurprisingly, given Google Play’s central role in Android updates – the glue, as it were, that makes core Google functionality available across a variety of different Android versions – the company is adding some “new members to…

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Google rolls out Play Services 4.1

Google is rolling out the latest release of its all-important Google Play Services – the central glue that makes core Google functionality available across a variety of different Android versions – one way Google has been addressing the perceived Android fragmentation problem.

What’s new in the latest 4.1 release…

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Google Play gets its update

It could be expected that a new version of Android (4.4) would also involve a major update to Google Play. It’s increasingly the way that Google minimises Android fragmentation by managing new functionality through the application-oriented Google Play Services.

Version 4.0 of Google Play services includes…

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