There are lots of cool features that the Android operating system brings to smartphones and TVs. However, the most important one of them is actually a service. The service we are talking about is called Google Play Services and the reason why so many people have no idea what it does is because Google Play Services is a background app. Nonetheless, the Android TV version of Google Play Services has just been updated and today we are going to present everything there is to know about it.
Google Play Services for Android TV 16.0.89 Update
Android TVs have changed the entertainment industry and there is no doubt about that. No one needs to sit through countless ads before getting to watch their favorite shows because they can simply stream them via apps such as Netflix and HBO Go which are enabled by the Android TV operating system.
As previously noted, Google Play Services is one of the most important components of the Android operating system on smartphones and TVs. Therefore, no one should be shocked to find out that the Android parent is constantly releasing updates for Google Play Services.
The latest update for the Android TV version of Google Play Services sports the 16.0.89 version number and it comes with a handful of software improvements. These software improvements serve the purpose of enhancing the performances of Google’s Android TV operating system and this is why we are advising everyone who uses an Android TV to download the new update as soon as possible.
Android Package Kit
We should also note that the latest update for Google Play Services comes in the form of APK. This is the update format that Google uses for all its updates before rolling them out to the general public via OTA (over the air) channels and the trick to installing them on Android powered smartphones and TVs is that users need to enable “Unknown Sources” option from their Settings panel.
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