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Apple also took 17 months to approve Google Voice, after the FCC started looking into the matter.
Reports that Apple was rejecting Google apps such as Voice and Latitude highlighted the less that perfect relations between the two companies.
If an app is in the foreground on a device running Android 8.0 (API level 26), the location update behavior is the same as on Android 7.1.1 (API level 25) and lower.
Warning: If your app retrieves near real-time location updates over a long period of time, the device's battery life becomes significantly shorter.
This lesson shows you how to request regular updates about a device's location using the method in the fused location provider.
The last known location of the device provides a handy base from which to start, ensuring that the app has a known location before starting the periodic location updates.
The lesson on Changing Location Settings shows you how to do this.
An app is considered to be in the foreground if any of the following is true: If none of those conditions is true, the app is considered to be in the background.
In an effort to reduce power consumption, Android 8.0 (API level 26) limits how frequently background apps can retrieve the user's current location.
Apps can receive location updates only a few times each hour.
For those who are interested in sharing their location with friends on an ongoing basis, Google Latitude version 188.8.131.526 has launched for the i Phone.
There are nine million active users of Google Latitude, making the service almost twice as popular than social networking competitor Foursquare.