Thursday, October 4, 2012

Six Google Apps Updated : Street View, Movies, Wallet, Shopper, Play Music and Drive

 
Google went on a minor update spree this afternoon, issuing revisions to four Google apps on the Play Store, including Play Music, Wallet, Drive, Street maps, Movies and Shopper. All six updates are relatively mundane, but here are the various changes.

Google Drive

Hidden in the old Drive changelog from the previous update is a small note regarding gestures. The new version is 1.1.4.29.
Changelog : 
11. Updates to gesture detection
Google DriveGoogle Inc.

Google Shopper

Shopper has received the most substantial update with changes to filtering options and search, as well as some performance tweaks and stability improvements.
Changelog : 
  •  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
ShopperGoogle Inc.
Google Wallet
Wallet has been bumped to version 1.5-R81-v4, and will now use less battery, however it was never a battery sucker app. It's also more secure, apparently.

Changelog :

This latest update includes security and battery life improvements.
Google WalletGoogle Inc.
Google Play Music
Play Music got some "minor fixes," in the words of the changelog, and is now at v4.3.615.

Changelog : 

v4.3.615
  • Minor fixes.
Google Play MusicGoogle Inc.
Play Movies & TV
Play Movies & TV was updated to version 2.1.9 with bug fixes.
Changelog : 
Bug Fixes
Google Play Movies and TVGoogle Inc.
Street View
Street View, too, got in on the minor update bandwagon with some bug fixes of its own
Chagnelog :

Bug Fixes
Street View on Google MapsGoogle Inc.
    Sid Goswami is a tech enthusiast, besides being an avid Android fan and blogger, Sid wants to be a photographer and a designer. He can usually be found reading through blogs, taking photos. He's a student and a PHP web developer.