Notification Filters, Faster Custom Tabs Now on Google+ for Android 7.3.0

After a quiet week without any updates, the Google+ team has come out with v7.3.0 for the Android app. Notification Filters One of the most interesting features of 7.3.0 is that notifications are now categorised into three sections: All, Unread and Other Updates. The first two are pretty self-explanatory though the…

More Updates Roll Out For the Google+ Web Preview

Just as expected, several new features for the Google+ Web Preview are released a day after Android 7.3.0. Improved Profile Information Access Before, if you wanted to see more information on a certain profile (or your own), you had to click a small “i” icon in the bottom-right. Its size…

Google+ Web Preview Update

There’s no slowing down with the Google today. They’ve been grabbing feedback like bottled water before a storm and incorporating it in the preview layout. Don’t be surprised if a few updates hit your G+ before the day’s through. These updates make me really hopeful for the direction of the…

Google Photos v1.15 for Android Released with Refreshed Navigation UI

Google Photos v1.15 for Android has gotten a (somewhat unexpected) UI update. Gone are the swipe gestures that you could use when switching between views, and in its place is a white bottom bar: yes, you read that right – the feature on the Google+ app that’s been receiving lots…

Google+ for Android v7.1 Rolls Out

The Google+ team has pushed out a follow-up to this month’s major Android update. Earlier this month the Google+ app for Android hit a milestone with the release of version 7.0.0, which included a ton of much-awaited updates, not least being the hiding of the bottom black bar when scrolling…

Google+ Launches Create, Helping Creators Get their Deserved Audience

A community for top Google+ creators has been launched today, to help them get their deserved audience. The newly launched Google+ Create program is for creators sharing high-quality and original content, giving them the tools and resources they need to get more recognition in the wider Google+ community. The news comes…

Google Photos for iOS Updated with Live Photos Support

Google Photos on iOS now supports auto-backup of Live Photos and receives a few smaller updates. With the latest version of iOS, released about 6 months ago, Apple added Live Photos to the list of features for it’s smartphones. Live Photos captures a photo with sound and video before and…

Google+ for Android v7.5: Re-sending of Failed Posts, More Squashed Bugs

Can’t send that epic post? Now you can (at least keep trying with minimal hassle) in the latest Google+ Android app. Though version 7.5 of the app mainly consists of updates behind-the-scenes, there is one noticeable new feature. Retry Sending of Failed Posts Not all of us are lucky enough…

Google Photos for Android adds Non-Destructive Editing

Google Photos v1.17 has been released for Android devices, bringing with it more flexible editing capabilities This version may not be as noteworthy as last week’s Smarter Albums update, but for those who find themselves editing a photo countless number of times to give it the right look and feel,…

Two-Column Stream, Quick Access to Google Apps on Google+ iOS v5.4

The iOS version of the Google+ app receives a number of new features under its belt. Coming on the heels of Apple’s announcements a day earlier, the team at Google+ made an announcement of their own with the release of version 5.4 for iOS. Two-Column Stream If you’re using the…