Facebook, Googles Goggles and Google+ Apps For Android Get a Major Update!

Last night, quite a few popular Android apps got a pretty major update. First and foremost, the official Facebook app for Android was updated by the developers hired by Zuckerberg. The new update is a pretty major once, and brings some major UI enhancements along with faster notifications and access to the Games and apps available on Facebook.

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This new update finally makes Facebook for Android usable and nearly on par with its iOS counterpart. I would highly recommend all Android users to try out the latest version of Facebook for Android. Here is the download link of the app.

The big G also updated two of its apps, Goggles and Google+ app. The update for the Goggles app adds some new features including a Continuous mode. This mode allows users to use the Goggles app without pressing the shutter button. The app can now also recognize text in a document and provide a link of its online version.

The Google+ app was also updated last night, and its adds some much needed features like the ability to +1 a photo or a comment. Users can now also upload a high resolution photo directly on Google Pllus. Support for videos in Instant Upload was also added back. It was removed in the previous version because of a bug. The latest version of the Google+ app for Android can be downloaded from here.

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Rajesh is a 19 year old nerd, currently pursuing B.Com Hons from Bhawanipore college in Kolkata, India. He loves everything tech, especially Android. You can follow him on twitter @ePandu or mail to him at [email protected]