Jul 25 AT 3:33 PM Steve Raycraft 0 Comments

Top 10 Android app updates this week: Twitch, LevelUp

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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.

LevelUp - Version 2.4.9

LevelUp

What’s new in this version:

  • Android Wear support! Get notified when you’re at places you regularly use LevelUp and just swipe and tap to pay with your watch. Or, say “OK Google, open LevelUp” to get to the app from the main screen.
  • Bug fix for Wear users

 

Twitch - Version 3.0.0

Twitch

What’s new in this version:

  •  A beautiful new interface.
  • Follow your favorite channels.
  • Brand new broadcaster profiles.
  • Chat on a channel, even when the broadcaster is offline.
  • Expanded search that is by channels, people and games.

 

Skype - Version 5.0.0

Skype

What’s new in this version:

  • In the coming weeks you’ll have the option to connect Skype to your phone’s address book. Just verify your phone number when prompted, and your friends will start showing up in your Skype contacts.

 

Fleksy - Version 3.0.0

Fleksy

What’s new in this version:

  • INTRODUCING: NEW LOOK
  • Fleksy’s surface design
  • Simple, readable, colorful
  • New Jet Black theme!
  • 5 New Premium themes
  • 17 New Languages

 

Unit Converter Ultimate - Version 2.1.0

Unit Converter Ultimate

What’s new in this version:

  • added user requested conversions
  • added Donate option… you know you want to!

 

Firefox Beta - Version 32.0.0

Firefox Beta

What’s new in this version:

  • In-browser switching for 54 supported languages
  • Clear History control added to the history panel
  • New HTTP caching (v2) enabled by default
  • Support URI autocomplete on Swype
  • Integration of generational garbage collection
  • Gamepad API finalized and enabled

 

Xbox One SmartGlass Beta - Version 2.2.1407

SmartGlass Beta

What’s new in this version:

  • Like a Game Clip
  • Like an item in the activity feed
  • View items that have been shared to you from a message
  • Purchase Xbox One games & add-ons
  • Browse for recent and popular games & add-ons
  • General stability and polish improvements

 

Wondershare Player - Version 3.0.1

Wondershare Player

What’s new in this version:

  • Support playing video and music via ChromeCast

 

Spotify Music - Version 1.2.0.534

Spotify

What’s new in this version:

  • New: Want to use Spotify Connect on any speakers? Plug a phone or tablet into both a charger and your speakers. Log in to the same Spotify account on another device, and use it as a remote.

 

Chrome Beta - Version 37.0.0

Chrome Beta

What’s new in this version:

  • Material Design updates
  • Simplified sign-in
  • Lots of bug fixes and performance improvements!

 

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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