Mar 10 AT 2:16 PM Steve Raycraft 0 Comments

Top 10 Android app updates this week: ExDialer, Gboard

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.

Gboard - Version 6.1.0


What’s new in this version:

  • Meet Gboard: Search Google and share, right from your keyboard
  • Emoji search
  • GIF search, available in supporting apps
  • Multilingual typing: Automatically switch between your enabled languages while typing
  • Streaming autocorrect: Autocorrect last two words based on context


Mint – Version 5.4.0


What’s new in this version:

  • See your bills directly from your phone calendar. To activate the sync, go to Settings > Notifications > Device Calendar. All the bills you have in Mint will appear in your phone calendar.
  • Bug fixes


Adobe Photoshop Lightroom - Version 2.3.0

Adobe Lightroom

What’s new in this version:

  • Authentic HDR on Lightroom Mobile.
  • Local Adjustments with linear and radial gradients lets you selectively apply Exposure, Brightness, Clarity, and other adjustments to a specific part of a photo.
  • Bug fixes and speed improvements.


 Snapseed - Version 2.16.0


What’s new in this version:

  • Edit faster by using reusable looks: save the edits on any photo as a look, and apply saved looks to other images
  • Share looks with friends and other users by generating a QR code for each
  • Apply Structure to individual areas of your photo via the Selective tool
  • Automatically correct the perspective of your photos using the the enhanced Perspective tool
  • Find inspiring tutorial content via the Insights stream


NHL - Version 8.4.0


What’s new in this version:

  • We’ve got a packed update for you. Streaming games with your NHL.TV subscription? Good news, now when you’re on WiFi, you’ll see hockey in 60 frames per second. You’ll see, it’s life changing. If you want to watch in High Quality on your Cellular network, you can configure that in Settings.
  • Next time you’re checking the scores, take a look at the clocks, and notice how they tick with game action. Pretty cool, eh? We call it ticking clocks and it’s exclusively in the NHL app.


Plex for Android - Version 5.6.0

Plex for Android

What’s new in this version:

  • Support “Original” quality when syncing music.
  • Add preference to disable discovery of AirPlay players on the network.
  • Display media flags for locally synced content.
  • ARM64v8a support.
  • [Mobile] App shortcuts available for devices running Android 7.1.
  • [Android TV] Hide “Next” and “Previous” buttons on preplays when no siblings are available.


ExDialer – Version 195


What’s new in this version:

  • Settings for swipe gesture action
  • Always display 3-dot menu button, on Android5.0+ devices (since on some new devices menu can’t be accessed)


SwiftKey Beta – Version

SwiftKey Beta

What’s new in this version:

  • New Flow experience: When Flowing, we will show you three possible predictions instead of auto inserting the word
  • Added Fuzzy Pinyin
  • You can now Flow and long press from the lock screen on Android 5.1+


Gmail – Version 7.2.0


What’s new in this version:

  • • (Android 7.1 & up) Long press on the app icon to quickly compose a message, select an account, or drag and pin a shortcut
    • (Exchange only) View, create, or edit tasks in your Exchange account


AutoVoice – Version 3.0.0


What’s new in this version:

  • Support for Google Home and Amazon Echo:
  • Natural Language:
  • IFTTT integration with natural language


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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