Google+ Updated for Both Android and iOS Platforms
Google pushed out a new version of Google+ recently to its own Android devices as well as Apple's iOS devices. The updated Android app now allows Google+ page owners to view, post, and comment from their smartphones/tablets; makes it easier to find new people/feeds with a Find People tool; and adds a redesigned home screen widget. The updated iOS version adds the same Google+ page owner viewing, posting, and commenting features, as well as support for the iPhone 5 and the ability to edit posts. Google+ for Android and iOS are free downloads from the Google Play Store and iPhone App Store, respectively.
Apple Music for Android Updated to Match iOS 11
Apple today updated its Apple Music application for the Android platform in order to ensure the experience is similar to that of the revised iOS version. Android device owners have access to the same iOS 11 Apple Music discovery feature that allows people to create public profiles and share playlists.
Google Refreshes Youtube for iOS
Google has pushed out an update to the iOS version of its YouTube application. The app now uses more elements from Google's Material Design, which Google says makes certain features easier to find and use.
Comments and Smart Suggestions Come to Google Photos
Google today said it is making Google Photos more social for both Android and iOS devices. The latest version of the app adds commenting and smart suggestions to shared albums.
Apple Retunes Apple Music for Android Devices
Apple today released Apple Music 2.0 for Android handsets and the app introduces a number of features found on the iOS version. To start, Apple Music for Android drops all elements of Google's Material Design in favor of Apple's app design language.