Apps are regularly updated for a variety of reasons: bugs, compatibility, security, and other features. If you’ve already removed an old app from the phone, you might not be aware of some of the latest features. Sometimes these features might encourage you to start using an old app that you had previously deleted. With that in mind, here are a few apps have been recently updated that offer some helpful features.
Microsoft Office iOS – Office just released a small update that only relates to PowerPoint and Excel. Those who use these apps will love this update. Now you can move, resize and format multiple objects at once.
Snapchat – The updated app in both Android and iOS now gives you a search bar so you find the best content and conversations. With “Quick Chat” suggestions, you can jump to a friend’s message or story much faster. Anyone can submit to Our Story, the collected slideshows for holidays, events and more.
Evernote – The iOS version just introduced a total new app redesigned from the ground up. This changes layout, navigation, text size, and more. When I updated, the Evernote would not open, so I had to delete, download afresh, and sign into a app again.
Roku – Android and iOS has been redesigned and now offers a “What’s On” tab with recommended programming to rent or enjoy for free. The on-screen remote is more effective and works more like the handheld remote. Plus, you can share photos and videos with one tap.
Google Assistant – Currently in beta, Google Assistant now integrates many Google Services including Google Payments for select shared devices, the ability to change search regions for more targeted results, and more ways to access information.
Google Maps – As Google Maps rolls out its latest release, users will be able to find out if there is a parking place at the location where they are heading.
Outlook – The Android version of app has added the ability to add Mentions in the body of the email. Similar to @ mentions on Facebook, using the @ in the body of an email with highlight specific comments for the user mentioned. Emails you’re mentioned in will appear with an @ sign in your inbox.
Fitbit – A major update is coming in 2017 that will add a new level of social engagement for Fitbit users. With a scroll style news feed, users can see friends’ activities, badges, recommended exercises and more.