Apr 15 AT 10:59 AM Steve Raycraft 0 Comments

Top 10 Android app updates this week: Starbucks, Vine

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.

Vine - Version 5.14.0


What’s new in this version:

  • Our new design introduces a “Watch” button that lets you kick back and view the entire story of any channel. While you’re watching, you can tap and hold on a Vine to make it loop. To see the date a Vine was created, tap the white space below the post!


Yahoo Mail - Version 5.4.3

Yahoo Mail

What’s new in this version:

  • Express yourself with an animated GIF – Animated GIFs help you say hello, offer congrats, or share a laugh, all without typing a message.
  • Connect your Google Drive and Dropbox accounts – Access and send documents, photos, and files stored in your cloud accounts.


Drivemode - Version 3.8.3


What’s new in this version:

  • Answer call by voice and 2 other new features can be enabled in Settings > Drivemode Labs
  • Premium store added with the requested item of removing signature.
  • Several bug fixes and other improvements


Starbucks - Version 4.0.0


What’s new in this version:

  • A brand new dashboard where you see your stars, rewards, offers, music and more, all in one place.
  • Star Balance – keep track of the number of Stars you’ve earned and how many you need until your next Star Reward.
  • Redeem offers – now you can redeem offers (like earned free drinks and food!) with your mobile order.
  • Improved mobile ordering experience for VoiceOver users.


Telegram - Version 3.8.0


What’s new in this version:

  • Fully redesigned chat screens, optimized colors, beautiful progress bars, revamped attachments.
  • Tap on any sticker to view its pack and add it to your collection. Preview and send stickers from the pack preview menu.
  • Introducing Bot API 2.0, the biggest update to our bot platform since June 2015. Try out these sample bots to see what’s coming your way soon: @music, @sticker, @youtube, @foursquare


Google Play Games - Version 3.7.0

Google Play Games

What’s new in this version:

  • Enables the setup procedure to create a Gamer ID, which simply requires users to pick an account name and, optionally, an avatar.
  • Option to make your profile discoverable by name and email, and to make your activity publicly visible. All of these details, including your alias, can be modified later by hitting the pen icon on your profile screen.


LiveSoccer - Version 3.0.0


What’s new in this version:

  • User Profile
  • Contests, Points and Leaderboards
  • Brand new Team Profile
  • Predict Match results
  • Minor bug fixes


Opera Max - Version 1.7.5

Opera Max

What’s new in this version:

  • Tablet layout support
  • New languages added to the UI: Arabic, Urdu, Persian and Hebrew


Floatify - Version 10.0.0


What’s new in this version:

  • NEW: Swipe Action Menu (swipe left to open)
  • NEW: Themes: Android N (auto color), Marshmallow N!
  • NEW: Notification layouts! Android N, Marshmallow
  • Go Locker now supported!
  • Translations updated
  • Optimizations & Fixes


Google Calendar – Version 5.38.0

Google Calendar

What’s new in this version:

  • Smart suggestions for event titles, places and people, now in more than 30 new languages
  • 54 additional country holiday calendars to easily keep track of your special occasions
  • More accessible delete option in the overflow menu
  • Improved support for right-to-left languages


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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