Nov 04 AT 2:13 PM Steve Raycraft 0 Comments

Top 10 Android app updates this week: TeamViewer, LastPass

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.

Team Viewer - Version 12.0.0

TeamViewer

What’s new in this version:

  • Cross-platform, mobile-to-mobile remote control and screen sharing for Android, iOS, and Windows Phone.

 

Android Wear - Version 2.0.0

Android Wear

What’s new in this version:

  • Ability to play sounds and take calls on watches with a speaker
  • Support for sending WhatsApp, WeChat, Viber, Telegram, and Nextplus messages with your voice or via touch
  • New wrist gestures to control your watch with one hand
  • Language options for Mandarin Chinese, Cantonese Chinese, Indonesian, Polish, Dutch, and Thai

 

IFTTT - Version 3.0.0

IFTTT

What’s new in this version:

  • Meet Applets — the powerful core of the new IFTTT app. They bring your services together, creating experiences you can unlock with a simple switch. Turn on Applets that work with Facebook, Instagram, Google, Amazon Alexa, Nest, Fitbit, BMW, Slack, Twitter, and hundreds of other services.

 

Ally Mobile Banking - Version 3.3.0

Ally Mobile

What’s new in this version:

  • Now supports fingerprint login for eligible devices running Marshmallow or higher
  • Now supports 6-digit passcode login option for all devices

 

Uber - Version 3.127.2

Uber

What’s new in this version:

  • The new Uber app is here—and it’s all about making your Uber experience faster, smarter, and more personal. We’ve rebuilt everything for speed and simplicity, so it’s easier than ever to tap and go.

 

Action Launcher 3 - Version 3.11.2

Action Launcher 3

What’s new in this version:

  •  Devices running Android 7.1 can use dynamic app shortcuts (e.g., your most frequent SMS contacts via Messenger) with Quickcuts.
  • New: Icon style option.
  • New: Revamped settings.

 

Google Fit – Version 1.61.0

Google Fit

What’s new in this version:

  • Easier activity editing.
  • More goal options and support for multiple goals. Set daily, weekly and monthly goals and goals for specific activities like “run three times a week”.
  • A new look that shows all of your daily stats at once.
  • See how your weight is trending after logging a new measurement.
  • See how your activity compares against other Fit users in your area.

 

 LastPass Password Manager - Version 4.1.517

LastPass

What’s new in this version:

  • Sync is now free across all devices!
  • Security improvements, including hardening against hacking
  • Minor app fill improvements
  • Visual component updates, so the app runs smoother
  • Stability improvements

 

Google Wallet - Version 17.0.R284

Google Wallet New

What’s new in this version:

  • Easier than ever to add a payment method!
  • Numerous bug fixes and visual improvements.

 

PhotoDirector - Version 4.5.3

PhotoDirector

What’s new in this version:

  •  New Shape Splash lets you create dramatic black and white images with a dash of color using a range of unique shape masks.

 

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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