Feb 13 AT 10:36 AM Steve Raycraft 2 Comments

Top 10 Android app updates this week: Zoe, HERE

app updates

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.

Skype - Version 5.2.0

Skype

What’s new in this version:

  • Send photos to friends even if they’re offline.
  • Bug fixes and improvements.

 

Mailbox - Version 1.6.2

Mailbox

What’s new in this version:

  • Support for DFB accounts
  • Tablet support
  • Badging on Samsung devices

 

Zoe - Version Varies

Zoe

What’s new in this version:

  • Entirely new highlight engine enabling new themes, effects and transitions, higher quality video, and much more.
  • Download and save your own high-definition Zoes to your device.
  • Revamped Discovery Feed delivering popular local content.
  • Support for Android 5.0 Lollipop, as well as Nexus 6 (phone) and Nexus 9 (tablet) devices.
  • Performance enhancements and stability fixes.

 

DS Cam - Version 2.5.0

DS Cam

What’s new in this version:

  • The list of recordings can be reordered (newest/oldest first)
  • The live view layout is now remembered after logout
  • Require Surveillance Station 7.0:
    . Lens control is now available (auto-pan, auto-focus, object tracking)
    . 2-way audio is now supported to control a camera’s speaker

 

Flickr - Version 3.2.2

Flickr

What’s new in this version:

  • Tag other Flickr users in photos
  • Add your photo to albums and groups directly from the photo.

 

HERE - Version 1.1.0

HERE

What’s new in this version:

  • We fixed an issue some tablet users had with downloading the new version
  • We added interactive 3D maps of shopping malls and airports in 70 countries
  • You can tap on any place icon on the map to see more about it or how to get there
  • Traffic incidents show you what’s causing the jam before you have to find out in person
  • You can now download maps in the background — no need to wait for them to finish
  • We adjusted the volume so you can hear turn-by-turn directions more clearly

 

Authy 2-Factor Authentication - Version 20.0.0

Authy

What’s new in this version:

  • Re-designed the app for Material Design
  • You can now choose to view your tokens in a list or in a grid.
  • Fixed some minor bugs

 

Next Lock Screen - Version 2.0.113

Next Lock Screen

What’s new in this version:

  • Lock your phone with a PIN or Pattern!
  • Next Lock Screen is now available in three languages: English, Spanish and Chinese (Mandarin).
  • The home button press is now disabled, preventing accidental unlocks.
  • Bug fixes and performance optimization.

 

Circle for Bitcoin  - Version 1.2.0

Circle for Bitcoin

What’s new in this version:

  • Now you can can receive bitcoins and check the price from Android Wear
  • Most rooted users can now enable long sessions when signing in
  • Fixed bug where amount field was not properly filling when scanning a QR code with an amount

 

Fleksy Keyboard - Version 5.2.0

Fleksy

What’s new in this version:

  • Buttons for things you type often, like emoji, your email or any symbol
  • Pick the color of your pops from a color wheel
  • Auto language pack updates
  • Improved shortcuts now sync with cloud

 

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