Nov 17 AT 11:20 AM Steve Raycraft 0 Comments

Top 10 Android app updates this week: Garmin Pilot, Amazon Music

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.

Telegram - Version 4.5.0



What’s new in this version:

  • Grouped Photos. Group media into albums when sharing multiple photos and videos. Choose the exact order of media you send.
  • Saved Messages. Bookmark messages by forwarding them to “Saved Messages”.
  • Better Search. Find bots and public channels faster by typing their titles in Search. Popular bots and channels are shown first.
  • Pinned Messages. Pin messages in your channels to make important announcements more visible.


Plex for Android – Version 6.9.0


Plex for Android

What’s new in this version:

  • Display hardware transcoding status in video player info overlay.
  • Local playback: text based ASS/SSA subtitle support.
  • Local playback: support for background scanning and thumbnail generation.
  • Support quality selection during Live TV playback.
  • [Mobile] Improve photo timeline view interaction.
  • [Mobile] News: add personalisation screen.


TV Show Favs – Version 4.0.0


TV Shows Favs

What’s new in this version:

  • Fresh, new Material Design including tasteful animations throughout
  • Use bottom navigation, side navigation or both
  • New home view surfacing upcoming episodes and other popular shows
  • Dark, Light & Day/Night themes
  • Two-way sync with Trakt (Premium Feature)
  • Redesigned widget with complete customization of theming


PlayStation - Version 17.11.0


PlayStation App

What’s new in this version:

  • We’ve redesigned our app from the ground up, making it easier to get the most out of your experience with PlayStation.


SmartThings Mobile – Version 2.10.0



What’s new in this version:

  • Introducing ‘Scenes’ for your lighting devices! Set the scene by adjusting multiple lighting devices in a tap.
  • Create unique lock codes for visitors to access your home.
  • Customize your dashboard with the ‘rearrange’ option.
  • Enhance app security with fingerprint.


Adobe Scan - Version 17.11.14


Adobe Scan

What’s new in this version:

  • Adobe Scan automatically finds documents and receipts in your photos, so you don’t have to.
  • Access scans even when you are offline.
  • Search for files by name or sort by date.
  • Improved cleaning for shadows and folds.


Garmin Pilot - Version 6.2.0


Garmin Pilot

What’s new in this version:

  • Added chart overlays on the map
  • Added enhanced stadium TFRs
  • Added glide range ring option to map settings
  • Added logbook tracks.
  • Added automatic downloads


Amazon Music - Version 7.3.2


Amazon Music

What’s new in this version:

  • Chromecast Support: You can now select music on your Android device, and have the music play on your Chromecast enabled devices.
  • The Amazon Music app now features Alexa. Tap the new “Alexa” button and ask Alexa to play new music, play a song by its lyrics, play work-out music, or many other Alexa supported commands or questions, all from within the app.


Action Launcher - Version 31.4.0


Action Launcher Pixel

What’s new in this version:

  • Adaptive folders!
  • “Product Sans” font integration.
  • Essential Phone support.
  • Support for Oreo’s widget/shortcut pinning.
  • So. Many. Bug. Fixes.


Skype Lite - Version 1.24.0


Skype Lite

What’s new in this version:

  • This release contains a fix for the SkypeLite app’s interference with the Bluetooth devices.


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