Google+ for Android Updated with Hashtag Support
Google recently updated the Android version of its Google+ application. The new version adds support for hashtags in the stream, as well as better web site sharing support from third-party web sites/services. The update also introduces bug fixes and performance improvements. The update is available from the Google Play Store.
Google Adds Android Pay to Chrome
Google recently updated its Chrome browser for Android devices with several performance improvements. Fire and foremost, Android users can rely on Android Pay to make purchases online when browsing.
Chrome for Android Now Supports Push Notifications
Android users can now tap into push notifications from their favorite web sites. Google updated its Chrome browser this week with support for personalized notifications that come directly from the web.
Android Messenger Updated with GIF Support
Google today pushed out a minor update to its Messenger application for Android phones. The primary new feature included in the update is support for GIFs, which can be used to liven up conversations.
Google Gives Fit and Translate New Powers
Google recently updated its Google Fit and Google Translate applications for Android devices. Google Fit gains several new and compelling features, including support for more than 100 new activities, experimental step detection (for walking when the watch isn't connected to a phone), and improved compatibility with Android Wear.