Apr 18 AT 5:40 PM Steve Raycraft 3 Comments

Top 10 Android app updates this week: CNN, WeMo, Flickr

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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.

Beats Music – Version 1.0.8

beats Music

What’s new in this version:

  • Brand spanking new widget
  • Find Your Friends — find and follow your Facebook friends on Beats Music
  • Improved Facebook and Twitter account management
  • Thousands of new tracks available in The Sentence
  • Offline Mode & Downloading improvements


Talon for Twitter – Version 2.2.3


What’s new in this version:

  • [New] Full screen layout option
  • [New] Pre-cache images option
  • [New] Draft system for multiple drafts
  • [New] Plain text browser option
  • [New] Tweet multiple images
  • [New] Pictures in DM’s with TwitPic


Photoshop Express 2.2

Photoshop Express

What’s new in this version:

  • Add borders, frames, and edges to your photos
  • Pet-eye (a.k.a. green-eye) correction
  • Better navigation with Tool Tips
  • Bug fixes and performance improvements


Beamly TV – Version 4.0.1

Beamly TV

What’s new in this version:

  • zeebox is now Beamly
  • All the fun you’re used to — plus a great new look and brand new features to make your TV viewing more social than ever. Come on in and enjoy!


Flickr – Version 3.0.0


What’s new in this version:

  • Capture everything: Take stunning photos and videos. We make it easy.
  • Save it all: All your pictures in one place. Take them everywhere.
  • Advanced editing: Gorgeous filters. Powerful editing tools. All for free.


MLB.com At Bat - Version 3.0.1

MLB at Bat

What’s new in this version:

  • Introducing a new $2.99 monthly subscription option
  • Improved audio connection handing
  • Improved application performance


WeMo – Version 1.1.4


What’s new in this version:

  • Greater flexibility when scheduling events related to sunrise and sunset.
  • New Rule: Away Mode makes it look you’re home even when you’re not.
  • New IFTTT trigger: long-press the Light Switch to trigger customizable IFTTT recipes without turning on the light.
  • Bug fixes and general improvements.


Homesnap Real Estate – Version 3.0.0


What’s new in this version:

  • Bigger Photos
  • Better Graphics
  • Faster Snapping
  • Faster Maps
  • More Listings


Zombies, Run! – Version 3.0.3

Zombies Run

What’s new in this version:

  • Streamlined New Look: We’ve made it easier than ever to get fit, escape zombies, and become a hero!
  • Season 3 is here, with 60+ new missions released weekly starting from April 16th!
  • New Statistics view: See every aspect of your runs, game, and music graphed in detail
  • New Codex: See and read about the supplies and artifacts you collect from your missions


CNN App for Android – Version 1.4.2


What’s new in this version:

  • New Holo UI
  • The video playback bug for Android 4.4 (KitKat) users is now fixed


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