Google has announced the release of Google Play Services 7.0, which provides developers with new tools for building applications.
One of the most exciting innovations in this update – is the ability to use Google Places API to provide support for Places in mobile applications.
Among other innovations carefully crafted Fit API, improve AdMob SDK, improvements in indexing applications and much more.
In addition, the new version of Google Play Services will make available the use of smartphones and tablets based on Android as a controller for games on Android TV.
Using Android-devices as game controllers became possible due Nearby Connections API, which enables devices to easily connect to Android TV.
Could this be goodbye to game-pad?