5 Android Apps Which Got Updated This Week

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Scratching your head to make the most out of your newly purchased large screen Android handset?

Well, certainly you can run any Android app currently available in the Google Play store on your new shiny handset, however, there are few popular apps in the market which have received stunning updates from their developers to take advantage of the your new Android handset's additional screen real estate.

5 Android Apps Which Got Updated This Week

Gizbot today has picked today 5 apps that have already been updated. Some are just a basic update, while others offer you a little more functionality along with their larger size. Take a look at the renowned applications updates below.

This week Twitter and Flipboard apps for iOS and Android received updates bringing in new features. Lets have a look at them.

Twitter

This week, Twitter app for iOS and Android both has been updated and has received new interface and features. Now both Android and iOS users can swipe a tweet in their home timeline to reply, retweet, favorite, share it or view the Twitter user's profile, without leaving your timeline.

When you use "Find friends", twitter now prompts a notification that will allow you to quickly find which of your friends are on Twitter, when you upload your contact's email addresses and phone numbers.

Twitter for Android is now optimized to run on Android devices running on Ice Cream Sandwich as well.

You can download Twitter for Android today from Google Play Store.

Flipboard

Flipboard app new update brings together world news and social news in a magazine designed for your Android phone and tablet. The new update for Android brings new function for devices that support hover. Users will be able to hover over a tile to preview article headlines. Users can now create a Flipboard account using Facebook.

You can download Flipboard app for Android at Google Play Store.

You can now collect and save content into your own magazines, tap the new "+" button to get started.

If you prefer to remove the "+" button, you can turn it Off in Settings. Your magazines are public, but can be made private (viewable only to you) at any time. Use the new bookmarklet to add items to your magazines from your browser. Get it at https://share.flipboard.com.

Get Flipboard notifications when people like, comment or subscribe to your magazines. Email whole magazines or share them to your social network. Of course, you can still share or email any single article, photo or video.

YouTube

The YouTube app has also received a minor update for Andorid devices to version 4.4.11. The new features added to the application include quick access to new uploads from subscriptions, using the "My Subscriptions" feed, YouTube One Channel branding for video creator channels.


Further, the update has also fixed a bug which caused some accounts to periodically sign out along with other bug fixes and stability improvements

Download link over here.

WhatsApp

In a recent development, WhatsApp has Android app has also received a prominent update. Where, the app has got a new design, look and feel including the new messages layout, users can view the images conveniently right on the message screen, without having to go full screen.

Further, the update has also brought changes with the integration of the Holo UI, changes in menus and settings, chat menu and smiley key.

You can check out the new revamped WhatsApp from downloading it from Play Store.

Angry Birds Star War Cloud City

Angry Birds Star War Cloud City which was awaited till now has been updated recently and is now available as free version, as well as the paid (HD) version download.

After updating, Angry Birds Star Wars players will be able to experience the Could City in the new episodes along with 20 new levels of game play.

Rovio has claimed that the game publisher has included steam gameplay mechanics and a chance to flaunt the trophy collection on Twitter.

Download it from here.

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