Semantic Time support now available on the Awareness APIs

Posted by Ritesh Nayak M, Product Manager Last year at I/O we launched the Awareness API, a simple yet powerful API that let developers use signals such as Location, Weather, Time and User Activity to build contextually relevant app experiences. Available via Google Play services, the Awareness API offers two…

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Reduce friction with the new Location APIs

Posted by Aaron Stacy, Software Engineer, Google Play services The 11.0.0 release of the Google Play services SDK includes a new way to access LocationServices. The new APIs do not require your app to manually manage a connection to Google Play services through a GoogleApiClient. This reduces boilerplate and common…

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Android O APIs are final, get your apps ready!

Posted by Dave Burke, VP of Engineering Three weeks ago at Google I/O, we announced the second developer preview of Android O along with key themes, Fluid Experiences and Vitals, and highlighted our work towards a modular base with Project Treble. It was also an important milestone for us with…

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