Oct 14 AT 2:43 PM Steve Raycraft 0 Comments

Top 10 Android app updates this week: Prisma, Pandora

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.

Pandora - Version 7.7.1

Pandora

What’s new in this version:

  • We’ve got a new look that revolutionizes the way you listen to – and see – music. The new P icon is your portal to music that can be enjoyed like never before.
  • New features give you more control of your music experience. Whenever you run out of skips or want to replay a track, just engage with an ad.
  • Upgrade to Pandora Plus to skip as much as you want, replay songs you love and listen to your favorite stations offline – all ad-free.

 

SwiftKey Beta - Version 6.4.5.35

SwiftKey Beta

What’s new in this version:

  • Incognito Mode
  • Shortcuts / Text expansion
  • Switch to Latin layout when in password/email field
  • All arrow keys can be accessed on main layout on tablets

 

Alarm.com – Version 3.7.0

AlarmCom

What’s new in this version:

  • New Android widget lets you trigger any Scene directly from your Home screen.
  • Minor enhancements / fixes

 

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Android Pay - Version 1.7.1358

Android Pay

What’s new in this version:

  • You can now pay with a card other than your default. Just open the app and tap on the card right before you pay.
  • Bug fixes and improvements.

 

Prisma - Version 1.1.56

Prisma

What’s new in this version:

  • Prisma is becoming Offline! More than half of Prisma styles are now offline! You can now turn photos into artworks without an Internet connection!

 

Google Photos - Version 2.2.0

Google Photos

What’s new in this version:

  • Share photos faster: a new sharing experience lets you share to any contact, email, or phone number right from the app
  • Sort photos in albums chronologically or by recently added
  • Reorder multiple items in an album by selecting photos and dragging
  • New shortcuts from the app icon on Android N
  • Create animations offline

 

Runtastic - Version 7.0.1

Runtastic

What’s new in this version:

  • New Google Play Music integration makes listening to your tunes during your activities more convenient than ever

 

Clock - Version 4.6.1

Clock

What’s new in this version:

  • Shortcuts: Set an alarm or start a timer right from your Home screen
  • Timers and stopwatches will keep running after you restart your device

 

Opera Max - Version 1.7.8

Opera Max

What’s new in this version:

  • Opera Max’s new privacy mode: Adds an extra layer of protection on your connection. Stops ad-trackers from following you across your apps.

 

Cartwheel by Target - Version 2.4.0

Cartwheel by Target

What’s new in this version:

  • Target Coupons will now automatically appear directly on your Checkout tab as they become available. You can use these coupons over and over until they expire, and in addition to your savings already on your Cartwheel list. 

 

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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