Neowin News Feed for: Google play services play services/ Neowin News Feed for: Google play services en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 Google is deprecating Play Services support for Android Jelly Bean <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google is deprecating support for Play Services on Android Jelly Bean. After SDK version 21.30.99&#039;s release in August, developers will have to utilize workarounds to add new components to their apps. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Fri, 09 Jul 2021 04:36:01 +0000 Nearby Share begins rolling out to more users running Google Play Services in beta <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google is rolling out Nearby Share to more users running the beta version of Google Play Services. The AirDrop competitor is expected to come to all devices running Android 6.0 or newer, in August. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Abhay V) Thu, 30 Jul 2020 15:28:01 +0000 Google could roll out Nearby Share for Android 6.0+ devices in August <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google has reportedly told Android OEMs that it intends to roll out Nearby Share for Android 6.0+ devices in August. The feature should also be available on Windows, macOS, and ChromeOS. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Rajesh Pandey) Sat, 18 Jul 2020 05:28:02 +0000 How to install Google Apps on the Huawei Mate 30 Pro, Mate 30, and Honor 9X <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A short, 10-minute workaround gives you the goodness of the Google Play Store and Google Services on devices such as the Huawei Mate 30, the Huawei Mate 30 Pro, and the Huawei Honor 9X. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Ather Fawaz) Mon, 23 Sep 2019 12:24:01 +0000 Google working on AirDrop rival dubbed Fast Share to replace Android Beam <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A new Android Beam replacement has been uncovered in new versions of Google Play Services. Fast Share uses Bluetooth and Wi-Fi Direct to share files to a range of different devices. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Sun, 30 Jun 2019 16:12:01 +0000 Google to drop support for Huawei devices including Play Store, Gmail and Google Play Service [Update] <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Earlier this week Huawei was blacklisted by the U.S. government. As a result, the company can no longer import parts from American companies. Reportedly, Google has suspended all business with Huawei. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Namerah Saud Fatmi) Sun, 19 May 2019 23:46:01 +0000 Google drops Play services support for Android 4.0 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Seven years after making its debut, Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich is being dropped from the list of supported API levels Google Play services. The OS is used by less than 1% of Android devices. <a href="">Read more...</a> (João Carrasqueira) Fri, 07 Dec 2018 17:26:01 +0000 Android Wear could be re-branded as Wear OS soon <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A new Google Play Services beta build suggests that Android Wear will go under the moniker Wear OS. The re-brand comes just months after Google merged Android Pay and Google Wallet into Google Pay. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Mon, 12 Mar 2018 09:42:01 +0000 Google fixes bug that had caused Wi-Fi disconnections <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google has begun rolling out a new version of its Google Play Services app to supported Android devices. The roll-out that began on Thursday will prevent Google Cast from locking up your router. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Fri, 19 Jan 2018 15:34:01 +0000 Amazon is reportedly returning to the smartphone market with new 'Ice' phones <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Amazon&#039;s Fire Phone, which it released in 2014, was a sales disaster - but it seems it&#039;s not ready to give up on the smartphone market. The company is said to be working on multiple new &#039;Ice&#039; phones. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Mon, 05 Jun 2017 13:38:02 +0000 Android 2.3 Gingerbread and 3.0 Honeycomb to lose Google Play services support <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google has announced that it is increasing the minimum API level for Google Play services from 9 to 14, which will make Android 4.0.1 Ice Cream Sandwich the oldest supported version of the OS. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Tue, 22 Nov 2016 14:42:01 +0000