Jan 08 AT 3:56 PM Steve Raycraft 0 Comments

Top 10 Android app updates this week: LastPass, USAA Mobile

App Updates 2015

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.

Accuweather - Version 4.0.0


What’s new in this version:

  • We have completely updated our interface utilising Google’s Material Design. Our fresh new design has clean lines, colours, and modern icons, making the digital experience more appealing, intuitive, and easier to read than ever before.


LastPass - Version 4.0.0


What’s new in this version:

  • Emergency Access allows you to share your LastPass vault with your loved ones in case of an emergency.
  • Improvements to automatic filling in Chrome, as well as better site matching when filling into apps.
  • Updated appearance, with large icons and Material Design tweaks.


Telegram - Version 3.4.0


What’s new in this version:

  • GIF revolution: up to 20x faster downloading, autoplay, dedicated tab for GIFs on the sticker panel. https://telegram.org/blog/gif-revolution
  • Inline bots: A new way to add bot content to any chat. Type a bot’s username and your query in the text field to get instant results and send them. Try typing [email protected] dog” in your next chat. Sample bots: @gif, @wiki, @pic, @vid, @bold.


AlarmPad - Version 1.9.1


What’s new in this version:

  • Enjoy full Android Marshmallow support, with selective permissions, integrated backup and the ability to dismiss or snooze alarms with your fingerprint when the sensor is available
  • Dismiss alarms by scanning a QR code
  • New action buttons on the alarm screen: use the flashlight or temporarily mute the alarm
  • Ignore your alarms on calendar holidays


AutoNotification - Version 2.9.1


What’s new in this version:

  • Button Notifications: have notifications with as many buttons as you want!
  • Replies: Reply to any messaging app directly and in the background
  • Basic HTML Support: format your notifications with HTML
  • Notification Updating: Update only the fields you want in a notification while leaving the rest intact
  • Enhanced Notification Cancelling: cancel by app name, title or text


Camera MX - Version 3.4.0

Camera MX

What’s new in this version:

  • Live Shots: Take vibrant, moving photos! (Android 4.3+)
  • New Timeline View (gallery)


Alarm Clock Xtreme + Sleep - Version 5.1.0

Alarm Clock Xtreme Sleep

What’s new in this version:

  • Android 6 introduced standby mode that caused some alarm reliability issues. These are now fixed and alarms work as expected
  • Weekends and weekdays are now properly detected for all locations
  • Our sleep diary got a fresh new look making it easier to see your sleep behavior


Kore, Official Remote for Kodi - Version 2.0.0

Kore, Official Remote for Kodi

What’s new in this version:

  • PVR support
  • New animations on transitions from list to details screens
  • Added option to play/queue entire album, artist or genre
  • Improve library syncing
  • Various tweaks
  • Bug fixes


USAA Mobile - Version 8.7.0

USAA Mobile

What’s new in this version:

  • ​​Now supporting fingerprint authentication for devices using Android Imprint.
  • Full support for Android 6.0 Marshmallow, including permissions management.


Instagram - Version 7.13.1


What’s new in this version:

  • Now you can share posts you see on Instagram as messages. Just tap the arrow under the post.
  • Send photos, videos and text messages back and forth to keep conversations going.
  • Name group conversations so they’re easy to find.


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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