Dec 15 AT 3:09 PM Steve Raycraft 0 Comments

Top 10 Android app updates this week: Plex, Kahoot!

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.

CBS Sports App - Version 9.6.2

 

CBS Sports

What’s new in this version:

  • NEW Team Schedules. 
  • More TV info, better calendar interface and easier to use.
  • European Soccer schedules now show League and Champions League/Europa Cup games.

 

Samsung Pay – Version 2.8.11

 

Samsung Pay

What’s new in this version:

  • Online shopping deals are now available.
  • Follow your favorite brands to get notified when there are new deals.
  • Save new gift cards directly from web browsers to Samsung Pay.
  • Use promo code ‘SIGNUP’ before your 1st purchase to earn $5 in rewards.

 

Amazon Music - Version 7.3.8

 

Amazon Music

What’s new in this version:

  • Introducing Amazon Music Unlimited: Listen to tens of millions of songs, anywhere, anytime.
  • Chromecast: You can now select music in our app, and have the music play on your Chromecast devices. [US, UK, DE, FR, IT, ES & JP]
  • 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 (available on Android 5.0+). [US, UK and DE]

 

Plex for Android – Version 6.10.2

 

Plex for Android

What’s new in this version:

  • Live: support for seeking back into an on-going recording
  • Local playback: support external ASS/SSA subtitles.
  • [Mobile] News: adds browse by category/channel screen.

 

Adobe Lightroom – Version 3.2.1

 

Adobe Lightroom

What’s new in this version:

  • General stability improvement
  • New Auto Settings: Auto has been completely reworked to create better results, every time. Using an advanced neural network powered by Adobe Sensei, new Auto Settings creates a better photo
  • App Shortcuts: For Android Nougat and later devices, tap and hold on the app icon to quickly launch the app into popular modes
  • More control on managing storage

 

Action Launcher - Version 32.0.0

 

Action Launcher Pixel

What’s new in this version:

  • App uses Pixel Launcher style look & feel by default.
  • Improved Android 8.1 support.
  • Bug fixes & optimizations.

 

Sync for reddit - Version 15.1.0

 

Sync for Reddit

What’s new in this version:

  • Lots of video and GIF playback fixes!
  • Added support for the cake day icon in the main post list and comments page
  • Added quick action buttons (open externally, share & copy) when peeking an image
  • Added additional info to the post header card
  • Set a new reddit video icon

 

Kahoot! - Version 2.1.3.3

 

Kahoot

What’s new in this version:

  • Get in the festive mood with our winter and holiday kahoots
  • Search was improved to give you more relevant results

 

PhotoScan by Google Photos - Version varies

 

PhotoScan

What’s new in this version:

  • Easier capture and save
  • Scanned photos are saved to your device on capture.
  • Improved corner editor

 

SoundCloud - Version 2017.11.30

 

SoundCloud

What’s new in this version:

  • Upload: This brand new discovery feature on SoundCloud brings you a list of the freshest new music uploaded to the platform, personalized to your taste on a daily basis.
  • With a constantly expanding mix of music uploaded to SoundCloud every day, we’ve made it easier to filter through it all and find tracks you’re bound to love. 

 

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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