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[APK Compendium] More Google Updates: Docs Again, Hangouts, and Play Services for All Device Resolutions
Update: Looks like we’ve gotten our hands on a new build of Google Wallet (2.0-R163-v18). It has been added to the list below.
Update 2: And we now have one more application update: Google Play Newsstand 3.2.1. APK added below!
Earlier today, we talked about how Google’s first party application updates have seemingly been a bit wonky in the last two weeks. Rather than the usual “Google Update Wednesday” we’ve now grown accustomed to, we saw updates that appeared seemingly randomly. What’s more, we even saw successive incremental updates to key applications being released nearly successively.
Last Thursday, it was Google Play Music. The following day, it was Google Drive. The following Tuesday, we were given Google Maps 8. On Wednesday of this week, we saw updates to Google Camera, Play Services, Wallet, Search, YouTube, Docs, Sheets, Cloud Print, and Drive. And then earlier today, we saw even more updates to Google Now Launcher, Play Services, Drive, Docs, and Camera.
Now, we’re rounding off this week with two new updates to important Google applications, as well as additional versions of Google Play Services for different display densities. First off, we have Google Hangouts, which is up to version 2.1.100 (1151589-30), and Google Docs 126.96.36.199, which is up from 188.8.131.52. Both of these upgrades are incredibly minor in both version and functionality differences (read: we don’t see any), so they’re most likely just minor bugfixes. And earlier today, we started sharing Google Play Services 4.4.49 for a couple of display densities. Now, we’ve got the whole set for your sideloading pleasure.
You can find the mirrored APKs to today’s new applications, as well as all of the APKs we’ve seen in the past two weeks by visiting the links below. Enjoy!
Today’s new application updates:
Google Play Services APK Mirrors:
- Google Play Services 4.4.49 (1160803-010)
- Google Play Services 4.4.49 (1160803-032) – 160 DPI
- Google Play Services 4.4.49 (1160803-034) – 240 DPI
- Google Play Services 4.4.49 (1160803-036) – 320 DPI
- Google Play Services 4.4.49 (1160803-038) – 480 DPI
- Google Play Services 4.4.49 (1160803-070)
Previous Google App Update APK Mirrors (latest versions):
- Google Play Newsstand 3.2.1
- Google Camera 2.1.043 (1161434-30)
- Google Drive 184.108.40.206
- Google Now Launcher 220.127.116.114249
- Google Play Music 5.5.1509O.1140258
- Google Search 18.104.22.1689292 (ARM)
- Google Wallet 2.0-R163-v18
- Google Sheets 22.214.171.124
- Google Cloud Print 0.9.10
- YouTube 5.6.36
Latest Google Maps 8.0.0 for all API Levels:
- Google Maps 8.0.0-800001324 – Android 4.3+ (API18)
- Google Maps v8.0.0-800001310 – Android 4.2+ (API 17)
- Google Maps v8.0.0-800001302 – Android 4.0+ (API 14)
[Many, many thanks once again to XDA Portal Supporter MihirGosai for the heads up!]
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