Nov 07 AT 6:39 PM Steve Raycraft 1 Comment

Top 10 Android app updates this week: Pocket, Gmail

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.

Inbox by Gmail - Version 1.1.0

Inbox by Gmail

What’s new in this version:

  • Support for new Android Lollipop features
  • Bug fixes and performance improvements

 

GMail - Version 5.0.0

Gmail

What’s new in this version:

  • All the features you love with a fresh new look and feel.
  • One app for all your email. Check and send email from Yahoo Mail, Outlook.com and all other email accounts right from the Gmail app.
  • Improved tablet layout that includes faster switching between inbox categories and accounts.
  • Additional improvements if you’re using Android Lollipop, like hiding sensitive lockscreen notifications.

 

RunKeeper - Version 5.0.0

RunKeeper

What’s new in this version:

  • Google Fit Integration: Added support to connect your RunKeeper account with Google Fit, this is an optional connection.

 

TeamViewer - Version 10.0.0

TeamViewer

What’s new in this version:

  • Improved zoom
  • Support for 4K monitors on remote side (remote side requires TeamViewer 10 too)
  • New app icon
  • Various other fixes and improvements

 

HBO GO - Version 2.7.05

HBO Go

What’s new in this version:

  • Support for Android Lollipop and higher resolution video playback.

 

Pocket - Version 5.7.0

Pocket

What’s new in this version:

  • New simple, modern, and bold visual design
    Support for Android 5.0 (Lollipop)
    Bug fixes and improvements

 

Pushbullet - Version 15.1.2

Pushbullet

What’s new in this version:

  • Send text messages (SMS) from your computer using our browser extensions!
  • File pushing fix

 

WhatsApp - Version 2.11.432

WhatsApp

What’s new in this version:

  • add captions to photos and videos
  • miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements

 

MAX GO - Version 2.7.05

Max GO

What’s new in this version:

  • Support for Android Lollipop and higher resolution video playback..

 

BeyondPod – Version 2.5.0.32

BeyondPod

What’s new in this version:

  • Simple and faster navigation using a new, modern user interface. (Make sure to read our upgrade guide at: http://bit.ly/bpod3to4 ).
  • All feeds are neatly organized in categories and available form the new left navigation drawer.
  • Your playlist and smart plays are easily accessible by swiping from the right screen edge (right drawer).
  • Support for multiple SmartPlays.
  • BeyondPod is now available as a single version that scales beautifully between phones to tablets.

 

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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