Google was pleased to announced new LocationServices APIs within release 11 of its Google Play services SDK. The new APIs greatly reduce the number of manual steps required by code to use certain location services. The new APIs automate many tasks and lessens the chance of errors.
This year, Hayo will start shipping its smart home device: a device that turns regular household items into virtual remote controls. Developers will be especially excited to learn that Hayo will include a developer API that enables the device to trigger actions within third party apps.