tech2 News StaffApr 11, 2014 16:29:53 IST
We are back with your weekly dose of app updates you cannot afford to miss. From Flipkart's new app for Windows Phone to Chrome beta for Android, here's a quick recap of the app updates this week.
Mailbox for Android
Mailbox has finally arrived for Android. The app also adds an auto-swipe function that learns from users’ archive and snooze actions in order to process similar emails. Users can download the Mailbox for Android from Google Play store. Mailbox has also started accepting signups for Mac version of the app.
Twitter for web
Twitter has started testing its new user interface. The micro-blogging site is starting out by giving the new web profiles page to select accounts and any users who sign in from now on. The new web profile page is all about highlighting the top tweets and conversations in your account and your timeline. There’s a larger display picture to go alongside the new design and a header image too. It all looks very much like the profile page on Facebook.
Google Chrome Beta
This week Google rolled out an update for its Chrome beta browser for Android. The update brings along some new features such as the ability to undo closed tabs via popup alerts, multi-window device support and video features like full screen video with subtitles and HTML5 controls. Chrome beta is available for download from the Google Play store.
Flipkart for Windows Phone
Indian online retailer Flipkart has finally launched a native app for Windows Phone app. Users can also read reviews and view images (with zoom feature) of the product they plan to buy. The app lets users find products, categories and brands. It also allows adds filter options. Basically, the e-tailer has tried keeping the desktop experience intact with its new mobile app, just like its iOS and Android versions. Windows Phone users can download the Flipkart app for free.
Zomato has launched a refreshed UI for its website and mobile app. The design changes are aimed at making the product easier to use. For instance, the search flow has been revamped completely to discover restaurants with fewer clicks. The new design also promises enhanced spam-control measures to keep out junk reviews. Users can also find and invite friends to Zomato from other social networks. It has added a new, social layer to restaurant discovery - personalized recommendations from people whose opinions you choose to value.