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Android App Updates Nov. 14th Edition: LinkedIn Pulse, Viber, Evernote, and More

November 15, 2013 - Written By Alexander Maxham

Viber Gets Updated to Version 4.0

Viber celebrated a pretty big release this week, hitting version 4.0. It brought in the new update, a nice tablet-optimized interface, along with instant voice messages and over 1000 new stickers. But hang on that’s not all. Here’s the full changelog from Google Play:

What’s new:

  • TABLETS support! Use Viber on your tablet and phone simultaneously.

  • Over 1000 new stickers from the Sticker Market

  • Hold & Talk – instant voice messages. Your friend will hear you as you speak!

  • Select conversation backgrounds from the background gallery

  • Up to 100 participants in group conversations

  • Improved notifications

  • More fixes and improvements

Livestream app Updated with a Huge Changelog

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Livestream also pushed out a pretty large update to their Android app. So those that use Livestream a bunch, you’ll definitely be happy with this update, here’s the full changelog:

What’s New:

  • Find and follow your friends on Livestream

  • Search and discover today’s hottest live events on Livestream

  • Watch, chat, like, comment and share events with your friends

  • Follow accounts to get notified when they create events or go live

  • Instantly go live, with adaptive quality streaming!

  • Post photos, video and text to your events

  • Chat with viewers while streaming

  • Instant sharing via Facebook, Twitter, SMS and email

  • Post, record, like and comment… even when you’re offline!

Evernote Updated with Home Screen Customization and More

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Evernote for Android also got an update this week with some home screen customization, PDF annotation and an improved camera page. So not a huge update, although some of these new features may be a bigger deal to some more than others.

LinkedIn Pules Gets new UI

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A while ago, LinkedIn had purchased Pulse, which is one of our favorite news apps. It hadn’t done much with the app until yesterday when they updated the app with a nice new interface in an attempt to streamline your professional newsfeed.

Adobe Reader Updated to 11.1

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Adobe Reader for Android gets updated to version 11.1 today, which brings a few new features like PDF Export Option, an improved file browser and much more.

What’s new:

  • Buy Adobe PDF Pack and Adobe ExportPDF services from within Adobe Reader

  • Convert documents and images to PDF using Adobe PDF Pack

  • Export PDF files to Word or Excel using Adobe ExportPDF

  • New and improved Text Search using snippet views

  • Online help to learn more about Adobe Reader

  • New, modern File Browser UI experience

  • Multi Window support

  • Improved performance for x86 devices

Mapquest hits version 2.0

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Today, Mapquest also got updated to version 2.0. It ncludes a new interface, better map quality and much more. It’s available now in the Play Store. Here’s the full changelog.

What’s new:

Beautifully re-designed for Android, version 2.0 incorporates the useful features you need into precise vector maps to help you get where you need to go.Version 2.0 boasts:

  • Traffic conditions on route – Your route turns red (heavy) or yellow (some brake lights) to keep you informed of live traffic conditions

  • Exquisite, eye-catching map styling

  • Custom home/work bookmarking

  • Road alerts

  • Location sharing

  • Audio mute capabilities

  • Advanced search capabilities