Google Working on AirDrop Competitor Codenamed 'Copresence'
Android Police suggests that Google is working on a new service, codenamed "Copresence," that will be a cross platform file transfer service between mobile devices.A new report from
The service is a cross between Apple's AirDrop and Google's Android Beam. "Copresence" is said to use Wi-Fi or Wi-Fi direct to transfer files between two devices. The leak comes from information obtained by a tipster from new code buried in the latest version of Google Play Services.
The report suggests that "Copresence" will work between Android and iOS devices. Several reports also claim that the service will work with Google Chrome, allowing users to transfer files between mobile and desktop.
The new service would be the first glimpse of Google's acquisition of Bump, a third-party app that facilitated file transfer between devices.