May 20 AT 3:09 PM Steve Raycraft 0 Comments

Top 10 Android app updates this week: WeMo, SoundHound

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.

Alarm.com - Version 3.6.0

AlarmCom

What’s new in this version:

  • The new “Scenes” feature allows you to trigger a series of commands at once, with the touch of a button. Choose from default scenes like Home or Away, or create your own.
  • View current Light status (for up to 10 lights).
  • Other minor enhancements / fixes

 

Adobe Illustrator Draw - Version 2.0.0

Adobe Illustrator Draw

What’s new in this version:

  • Long press on the Brush icon to change your brushes
  • TABLET SUPPORT - Draw now works on tablet configurations. We have now enabled this on the major tablets configurations.
  • STYLUS SUPPORT - SPen for Android devices are now supported on Draw.

 

Samsung Pay - Version 1.5.3

Samsung Pay

What’s new in this version:

  •  Samsung Pay now accepts membership and loyalty cards for fast and easy checkout

 

Telegram - Version 3.9.0

Telegram

What’s new in this version:

  • Edit your messages everywhere within 2 days after posting.
  • Mention people in groups by typing @ and selecting them from the list — even if they don’t have a username.
  • Get to your friends faster with the new People list in Search.
  • Find inline bot shortcuts in the attachment menu.

 

Yahoo Mail - Version 5.5.3

Yahoo Mail

What’s new in this version:

  • Sync Yahoo contacts to your device – Now you can access all of your Yahoo contacts from anywhere on your device
  • Easily edit contact information – Quickly add, delete, and modify information directly from the Mail app

 

Fenix for Twitter - Version 1.8.0

Fenix

What’s new in this version:

  • From your timeline, you can now quickly peek user profiles, images, GIFs and Vine videos using a long press
  • Added small image preview in tweet replies
  • The app now correctly handles external Twitter search links (in the form of http://twitter.com/search?q=)

 

Opera Mini Beta - Version 17.0.2211

Opera Mini browser beta

What’s new in this version:

  • UI themes
  • Extreme mode video player improvements

 

Cartwheel by Target - Version 2.2.0

Cartwheel by Target

What’s new in this version:

  • New bottom nav unifies all the ways to find offers in one place
  • The app opens to For You, our personalized offer recommendations
  • Persistent access to Search & Scan
  • Your barcode easily accessible in Checkout
  • Easily sort and map your list of offers

 

WeMo - Version 1.15.0

WeMo

What’s new in this version:

  • So we’re REALLY excited to announce that, as of this update, Wemo works with Nest Learning Thermostat™. Woot!
  • Abbiamo localizzato l’applicazione per la lingua Italiana.
  • Fixed a few issues that may have caused occasional crashes.
  • Made slight improvements to the user interface.

 

SoundHound - Version 7.1.0

SoundHound

What’s new in this version:

  • Now go Hands-Free with “OK Hound…” Use your voice to search, discover, and play!
  • Find that song you’re trying to identify, hands-free, in the car, on the go, or at home, discover new information about an artist, play full tracks, or add it to a playlist.

 

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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