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Android App Updates Dec. 5th, 2014: Facebook, Delta, Chase, Google+ and More!

December 5, 2014 - Written By Alexander Maxham

Facebook Beta Gets Updated

If you’re in the beta program for the Facebook app, then you probably saw the new update that landed yesterday. Facebook has put out a brand new update for the beta app, and you can see the changelog down below.

-Share button on video
-Popup for GreetingCards
-Crash when attempting to hide ad or suggested post
-Inability to view videos
-Rotation to landscape mode
-Crash when attempting to invite friends to an event
-Crash when attempting to use Nearby Friends
-Various other crashes and issues

Google Text-to-Speech Adds new Languages

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This week, alongside the update to the Play Store, Google also updated their Text-to-Speech app. it now includes Hindi, and that’s about all that’s changed here. So there’s not much else to say.

Chase Banking App Updates with Faster Account Access

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If there’s one thing I hate about banking apps, it’s the process of logging in. It just takes so long. I understand why, security and what not, but come on. Chase updated their app this week, to make it a bit quicker to login to your account(s), all while keeping it secure, which is the most important thing here.

Google+ hits v4.8

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This week, Google+ got updated to version 4.8. It didn’t change a whole lot, other than moving some buttons around and changing their colors. For instance the “Post” button is now at the bottom, and the plusses, comments and reshares are now black instead of gray.

FlyDelta 3.0 Lands with a new Redesign

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If you’ve flown Delta before, then you’ve probably used their app. I have to say their app provides the most functionality out of all the other airlines’ apps. But the app was just plain ugly. Well Delta has changed that with the latest version of their app. They’ve done a fresh new redesign, and it does look really nice. It still has all the usual features of showing your boarding pass, your flight times, delays, etc., but it looks much nicer.

 Nova Launcher hits v3.3

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Nova Launcher, everyone’s favorite launcher, got updated to version 3.3 this week. It brought in some cool fixes as well as new features. Here’s the short changelog:

  • Lollipop style drawer (Settings – Drawer – Show Pages as Cards)
  • Renamed old Circle animation to Circle Wipe, new Lollipops style Circle animation
  • Fixes and optimizations