Jul 24 AT 3:30 PM Steve Raycraft 0 Comments

Top 10 Android app updates this week: Kodi, Fuelio

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.

Kodi - Version 15.0.0


What’s new in this version:

  • A new chapter selector window
  • Adaptive seeking (aka Skip Steps)
  • Audio and Subtitle Lists
  • Language Add-ons and Expanded International Preferences
  • Improved Add-on Manager


Adobe Lightroom - Version 1.2.0

Adobe Lightroom

What’s new in this version:

  • Edit images faster by copying image adjustments and pasting them onto another photo
  • Crop the perfect photo with a re-designed experience on your Android device that enables you to quickly adjust, align and auto-straighten.
  • Easily find your favorite images! The new Segmented view in Collections give you a different way to view and engage with your photos.


Opera Max - Version 1.1.286

Opera Max

What’s new in this version:

  • Track data usage over Wi-Fi networks with the Wi-Fi data-usage timeline.
  • Manage app data usage on Wi-Fi and mobile networks.
  • Block apps that are consuming data in the background without your permission.
  • Save battery by blocking unnecessary apps running in the background.
  • Improve Wi-Fi speed in crowded, public hotspots.
  • Navigate more intuitively with the new, user-friendly UI.


Talon for Twitter - Version 3.0.0

Talon for Twitter

What’s new in this version:

  • NEW: User profile layout
  • NEW: Transition animations from timeline to tweet viewer (Android 5.0+)
  • NEW: Material Design login
  • NEW: Select font type from UI settings
  • NEW: Swipe horizontally to close tweet and profile viewers
  • NEW: Don’t display twitter image or quoted tweet links


YouTube - Version 10.28.59


What’s new in this version:

  • Chromecast bug fixes
  • The redesigned YouTube app makes it easier to find what you love. Now your recommended videos, favorite channels, and subscriptions are all just a few taps away. You can also create fun videos with new in-app editing tools.


Skype - Version 5.6.0


What’s new in this version:

  • “Recent” tab update to see more chats without scrolling
  • Round avatars and online status information on all screens
  • Chat bubble color adjustment for added clarity
  • Other fixes and stability improvements


DraStic DS Emulator - Version r2.4.0.0

Drastic DS

What’s new in this version:

  • Added high-resolution 3D mode
  • Added Android TV support
  • Added support for custom shaders
  • Added audio volume setting
  • Added more robust check for mapped memory, fixes crashes on some devices
  • Fixed many graphical issues


Inbox by Gmail - Version 1.1.0

Inbox by Gmail

What’s new in this version:

  • Improved Snooze – one-tap option to snooze to exactly the right time, like the day of your concert or the morning your package will arrive
  • Add a reminder or compose a message in one tap from your home screen with two new Inbox widgets
  • Bug fixes and performance improvements


Google Play Books - Version 3.5.0

Google Play Books

What’s new in this version:

  • Read Now has a new look
  • Turn a page even when it’s zoomed in
  • Fit-width option for full-screen horizontal viewing – great for comics
  • Files that you upload no longer revert to the default cover
  • Stability and performance enhancements


Fuelio - Version 5.1.0


What’s new in this version:

  • New: Vehicle section (new layout, new list, additional fields)
  • New translation: Indonesian (Sangwang Amarapati)
  • Fixed: Updated menudrawer look
  • Fixed: Many fixes and performance optimization
  • Updated translations


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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