Jun 27 AT 9:10 PM Steve Raycraft 3 Comments

Top 10 Android app updates this week: Light Flow, Netflix, Maps

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Welcome back to our weekly Top 10 Android App Updates column, where we take a look at the most frequently upgraded apps for the week. We’ve found that one of the best ways to discover useful apps is to find the ones that are actually being updated by the developers rather than selecting the apps with the most installs. As in the past, we’re going to filter out minor updates for the super-popular apps that have over 10 million installs, but we’ll make exceptions for apps that have had significant updates. We hope you enjoy this weekly feature and that you discover some apps that end up being useful.

Apex Launcher - Version 2.4.0

Apex Launcher What’s new in this version:

  • Ok, Google hotword detection (Kitkat)
  • Dynamic calendar icons (Today Calendar and icon packs)
  • Notification badges in drawer (pro)
  • Drawer tab style (no tab, small tabs, regular tabs)
  • Smoother transition effects

 

BubbleUPnP - Version 2.0.1

BubbleUPnP What’s new in this version:

  • major new version, app now requires Android 4.0+
  • redesigned and modern user interface
  • Box.com support
  • bug fixes

 

Light Flow - Version 3.2.0

Light Flow What’s new in this version:

  • Total interface rewrite, faster and slicker
  • More tablet friendly design
  • Fix for Go SMS Pro for their new release
  • Added telegram contact specific notifications
  • Support for approx 100 new apps including Dropbox’s “Mailbox”

 

Facebook Pages Manager - Version 2.0.0

Facebook Pages Manager What’s new in this version:

  • A new, streamlined look
  • Now it’s easier to see your Page’s activity and insights
  • See which admin posts and comments as your Page

 

Daily Burn – Version 3.1.0

Daily Burn What’s new in this version:

  • Complete redesign of the DailyBurn Android App
  • Optimized to let you navigate through your daily workouts quicker and easier while letting you explore all of our programs.
  • Chromecast support

 

Microsoft OneDrive - Version 2.6.0

OneDrive What’s new in this version:

  • New navigation drawer for switching between pivots
  • Search for your files and folders
  • Pull to refresh

 

Spotify - Version 1.1.1.162

Spotify What’s new in this version:

  • You can now add a whole album to an existing playlist.
  • We’ll ask you to confirm if you add a song to a playlist twice.
  • ARMv5 users can install the app successfully again.

 

Hotel Tonight – Version 4.4.4

Hotel Tonight   What’s new in this version:

  • We’re constantly expanding and adding new hotels and destinations! Hello, Panama. Hello, Amalfi Coast. Hello, wanderlust
  • Added Google Street View to maps (check out the 360-degree surroundings of your hotel)
  • Hotel list facelift
  • Revamped tablet design. Begone, long scrolling city list! Hello, city search and a new, sleeker look

 

Netflix - Version 3.6.0

Netflix   What’s new in this version:

  • Updated logo
  • UI enhancements
  • Bug fixes

 

Maps – Version 8.1.1

Google Maps   What’s new in this version:

  • Support for Android Wear devices
  • Bug fixes

 

I was first introduced to Android with the Samsung Fascinate and I've been hooked ever since. I love the customization that Android offers the user to personalize their phone. I enjoy writing and have been blessed with the opportunity to share this passion for Android with others.

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