Jun 03 AT 7:31 AM Steve Raycraft 0 Comments

Top 10 Android app updates this week: ESPN, Palabre

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.

Microsoft Word - Version 16.0.6925

Microsoft Word

What’s new in this version:

  • You’re the expert with Tell Me: Save time and focus on your work by finding the right command when you need it
  • Merge and split cells: Merge cells to make a heading span across columns, or split cells to show the right level of detail

 

MyFitnessPal - Version 5.11.3

MyFitnessPal

What’s new in this version:

  • You can now search for both chain restaurants and foods in the new and improved Restaurant Logging search bar!
  • We’ve also made bug fixes, performance updates, and improved reliability.

 

Palabre - Version 3.0.0

Palabre

What’s new in this version:

  • Custom colors (premium)
  • Text to Speech
  • Mute and notify keywords
  • History
  • Widget settings
  • Roboto font option for the articles

 

Google Photos – Version 1.2.1

Google Photos

What’s new in this version:

  • Comment on photos in shared albums
  • Add your photos to a received shared album in one tap with smart suggestions
  • Device folder performance improvements

 

Microsoft Powerpoint - Version 16.0.6925

Microsoft PowerPoint

What’s new in this version:

  • You’re the expert with Tell Me: Save time and focus on your work by finding the right command when you need it.

 

Sync for Reddit - Version 11.0.0

Sync for Reddit

What’s new in this version:

  • Material animations & transitions
  • Automatic subreddit theming
  • Automatic comment caching
  • Inline link previews, no more risky clicks!

 

WordPress - Version 5.4.0

WordPress

What’s new in this version:

  • Your wish is our command: now, you can update your Gravatar from the app by tapping your profile picture on the Me screen. Select an image from your library, or take a new photo.
  • Logged into WordPress on your computer in the Chrome browser? Google’s Smart Lock for Passwords now pre-fills your username and password in the app.

 

ESPN - Version 5.0.0

ESPN

What’s new in this version:

  • New Scoreboards! Runners on base for baseball and watch buttons to get the live video stream going
  • Got favorite leagues? The Favorites tab shows you the top news from around every league you love
  • Customize the ESPN app with region and language options including US, Deportes, and SonyESPN India Editions

 

Periscope - Version 1.5.0

Periscope

What’s new in this version:

  • Introducing comment moderation. Here’s how it works:
    1) During a broadcast, comments can be reported by viewers or flagged automatically.
    2) A few people are randomly selected to vote on whether the comment is spam or abuse.
    3) If majority of voters decide the comment is spam or abuse, the person who sent the comment will be temporarily unable to chat.

 

Microsoft Excel - Version 16.0.6925

Excel

What’s new in this version:

  • Better Autocomplete: Just start typing, and Excel will do a better job of finishing the text for you
  • Group and Outlines: Get to the right level of detail. Now you can expand or collapse grouped rows and columns
  • You’re the expert with Tell Me: Save time and focus on your work by finding the right command when you need it

 

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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