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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


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


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


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


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


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