Feb 27 AT 4:27 PM Steve Raycraft 1 Comment

Top 10 Android app updates this week: Lyft, theScore

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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.

Twitter - Version 5.47.0

Twitter

What’s new in this version:

  • New in Direct Messages: groups. Have a private conversation with a group of your favorite people.
  • Now you can shoot, edit and share video on Twitter. Capture life from your perspective, and share it with a global audience — instantly.

 

Sync for reddit - Version 10.4.0

Sync for reddit

What’s new in this version:

  • Added moderator features!
  • More materially goodness with FABs
  • Cleaned up the settings!
  • Added message count to the sidebar
  • Fancy new material icon (thanks to /u/DeadSalas)
  • New store listing (thanks to /u/ssheep)

 

Accuweather - Version 3.4.1.6

Accuweather

What’s new in this version:

  • Design improvements for AccuWeather MinuteCast® – the only global minute-by-minute precipitation forecast for a person’s exact street address or GPS location.
  • Bug fixes to enhance your overall AccuWeather app experience.

 

Google Calendar - Version 2.5.0

Google Calendar

What’s new in this version:

  • See more events at a glance with 7-day week view and pinch-to-zoom
  • Add Google Drive files to events. Drive will even check if everyone can open them.
  • Control whether birthdays from Google+ are shown
  • Add week numbers in settings
  • Import .ics files from Gmail and more

 

theScore - Version 3.18.0

theScore

What’s new in this version:

  • Enhanced NHL matchup coverage for pre-game, during and post-game
  • Android material design update (only available for Android devices running on Lollipop)

 

Lyft - Version 2.13.0

Lyft

What’s new in this version:

  • Pick your payment preference: choose to use a coupon, credit card, or Lyft for Work credits after your ride.
  • Updated Lyft Line request flow, including a price comparison to classic Lyft.
  • Not in your contact list? Not a problem! Now you can split your ride with just a phone number.
  • Behind-the-scenes bug fixes and improvements.

 

Motorola Camera - Version Varies

Motorola Camera

What’s new in this version:

  • New Icon
  • Bug fixes

 

MLB.com At Bat - Version 4.0.0

MLB at bat

What’s new in this version:

  • Complete app re-design to support material design guidelines (Phone & Tablet)
  • New UI for all 30 team pages & the league-wide scoreboard (Phone only)
  • Application available in Spanish language, requires device language set to Spanish (Phone & Tablet)

 

Microsoft Health  - Version 1.3.102

Microsoft Health

What’s new in this version:

  • Bike Tile: Lets you track your heart rate and calorie burn. Outdoor rides will also track speed, distance, and elevation.
  • Quick Read: Helps you read text, email, and other notifications quickly.
  • MapMyFitness Integration: Effortlessly save and upload your workout data to MapMyFitness.
  • HealthVault Integration: Easily share your Microsoft Health workout and sleep data to your HealthVault account.

 

Kindle - Version 4.10.0

Kindle

What’s new in this version:

  • Smart Lookup cards – access dictionary definitions, language translations, Wikipedia entries, and X-Ray while reading
  • Improved search – find more results from the Kindle Store
  • Several experience improvements and bug fixes

 

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