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Featured: A number of Google Apps updated, including Google Wallet, Shopper, and Drive

October 3, 2012 - Written By Alexander Maxham

Today Google went out and updated many of their applications. They updated Google Wallet, Shopper, Play Music, Drive, Street View, and Play Movies. The updates weren’t to big, mostly bug fixes but we are going to break it down and let you know if you should update to the latest version.

Google Drive

Now it looks like the change log on the Play Store hasn’t been updated to the newest version. But there is one thing that is new, that’s #11 on the list:

11. Updates to gesture detection

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Google Shopper

Shopper was updated to version 2.6, and received the biggest update of all these apps.

What’s in this version:

* Filter weekly sales at featured local stores by category so you can focus on your favorite deals
* Browse visually similar products when searching for apparel
* Improved performance and stability

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Google Wallet

Google Wallet got updated to version 1.5-R81-v4, primarily just some bug fixes and security enhancements. But none the less you’ll need to update this app since it has some security enhancements and your credit card(s) are in this app.

This latest update includes security and battery life improvements.

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Google Play Music

Play Music got a fairly small update, mostly just bug fixes. The app is now at version v4.3.615.

v4.3.615
* Minor fixes.

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Google Play Movies & TV

Play Movies & TV got bumped up to v2.1.9, and yet another bug fix update.

What’s in this version:

Bug fixes

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Google Street View

Google Street View also got an update, and yet again it’s a bug fix update.

What’s in this version:

* Bug fixes

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If you haven’t been prompted with updates from the Play Store, go ahead and check for updates by going to “My Apps”. All of these should be updated since they fix various bugs in each app.