Will Verduzco · May 7, 2014 at 07:00 pm

[APK] Google Wallet, Search, YouTube, Docs, Sheets, and Cloud Print Receive Minor Updates [Update: Drive Too!]

Update: It looks like Google Drive also received a minor update to version 1.3.144.25 (up from last week’s 1.3.144.17). We’ve gone ahead and mirrored it at the bottom of this post. Many thanks to XDA Portal Supporter MihirGosai for the heads up and APK!

Well folks, we’ve got ourselves yet another Google Update Wednesday! Earlier today, Google issued a fairly substantial update to its recently released Google Camera app, which brought back the ability to take image snapshots while recording video. And yesterday, we received a fantastic update to Google Maps 8. Now, we’ve got our hands on five more application updates from our future robot overlords.

First up, we have Google Wallet. Today’s update brings everyone’s favorite mobile payment application to version 2.0-R163-v17. In this new version, we basically have a bunch of UI tweaks, as well as the newfound ability to control multiple wallet accounts from within the app. In addition, the orders menu received a nice revamp, “Offers” was moved outside of the app to a new Offers website, and the app now gives notifications regarding delivery status.

Docs and Sheets received updates from the initial release versions 1.3.144.12 and 1.3.144.15 to 1.3.144.12 and 1.3.144.17, respectively. This update to both apps seems to have brought only one noticeable change: There is now a shortcut to the recently updated Google Drive app from within the slideout “hamburger menu” in both Sheets and Docs. Cloud Print also received an update to version 0.9.10, bringing the ability to add printers from the print setup page within your Settings menu.

Next, we have a spattering of other, even more minor (probably bugfix) updates. Google Search, which was recently updated to 3.4.15.1143430 just last Wednesday, is now up to version 3.4.16.1149292. YouTube a;sp received an update to version 5.6.36, up from 5.6.31 a little under a month ago. Unfortunately, no visible/major changes appear to have been made in any of these—either in their menus or in gross functionality. And as to be expected, there is no change to the “What’s New” segment in the Play Store listing. Because of this, we have the feeling that these updates are simply miscellaneous bugfixes. That said, bugfixes are better than no updates, so download away.

These updates are gradually making their way out to consumer devices via their listings on the Google Play Store. But of course, not every device will get them in the initial wave. Luckily, we’ve gone ahead and uploaded the APKs to our Dev-Host account:

Were you able to notice any changes that we didn’t catch in these new versions? If so, we’d love to hear from you! Let us know in the comments below!


_________
Want something on the XDA Portal? Send us a tip!

Will Verduzco

willverduzco is an editor on XDA-Developers, the largest community for Android users. Will Verduzco is the Portal Administrator for the XDA-Developers Portal. He has been addicted to mobile technology since the HTC Wizard. But starting with the Nexus One, his gadget love affair shifted to Google's little green robot. He is also a Johns Hopkins University graduate in neuroscience and is now currently studying to become a physician. View willverduzco's posts and articles here.
Emil Kako · Apr 17, 2015 at 01:22 pm · 3 comments

What Do You Do with All of Your Old Photos?

Smartphone cameras have advanced so tremendously over the past few years that they have almost completely replaced point and shoot digital cameras for the most of us. Furthermore, since our smartphones are always with us, the majority of us end up taking tons of photos throughout the lifespan of our devices. But what happens to all the old photos you take? Do you store them on an external hard-drive or keep them backed up to an online cloud service like Flickr? Let us know what your favorite way of storing old photos is and why.

DISCUSS
Faiz Malkani · Apr 17, 2015 at 01:04 pm · 1 comment

Diving into the April 2015 Material Design Update

Before the release of Android 5.0 Lollipop, the Holo Design guidelines served as the official reference for Android design, right from IceCream Sandwich to KitKat. However, updates to the guidelines were few and far between, leading to a lack of synchronization between Android design and current UI/UX trends. Google seems to have learned from their mistake the last time around, and earlier this week, a significant update was released for the Material Design guidelines, marking the second revision in less...

XDA NEWS
Mathew Brack · Apr 17, 2015 at 12:37 pm · 7 comments

New Cyanogen Partnerships Bring Privacy Concerns

New Privacy concerns have emerged regarding Cyanogen’s latest announcements, primarily the inclusion of email app Boxer and that of a multitude of Microsoft apps, including Bing services, Skype, OneDrive, OneNote, Outlook, and Microsoft Office. The concerns arise when you look at both announcements together. At face value they may appear to be the beginning of Cyanogen’s plan to “take Android away from Google,” however there is certainly something more nefarious occurring. Along side the partnership with Microsoft, Cyanogen also recently announced...

XDA NEWS
Share This