Google+ Updated for Android and iOS
Google today made available updates to both the Android and iOS versions of its Google+ application. The iOS version of Google+ gains several photo editing capabilities including crop, rotate, and the ability to apply filters. The iOS app also gains a new profile design, new notifications tray, new set-up flow for new users, as well as the ability to control the volume of posts in each stream and filter search results. The Android version of Google+ boasts many of the same improvements, but adds some visual improvements, such as in the activity stream, where it is easier to +1, share, or comment on posts. Google+ for Android and iOS is a free download from each platforms' respective app store.
Google Overhauls Snapseed Photo Editing App
Google today revealed a refresh of Snapseed, its advanced photo-editing application. Snapseed 2.18 for Android and iOS features a brand new user interface that Google says speeds up the editing process.
Google Makes Searching and Sharing Via iMessage Simpler
Google today detailed several new features headed to the Google Search app on iOS devices. First and foremost, Google Search gains a new extension for iMessage that lets you perform Google searches from within iMessage and then easily share the results.
Yahoo Updates Mail for Android and iOS with Customizable Swipes
Yahoo today made new versions of Yahoo Mail available to Android and iOS devices. The refreshed email application brings customizable swiping gestures to both platforms.
Google Hangouts for iOS Updated with Material Design
Google has refreshed its Hangouts app for the iOS platform and given the messaging service a new look and feel. The app now makes use of Google's Material Design and gains a new quick compose button for starting conversations.