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Google+ takes a step back in latest update

With today’s update to Google+, there are some new features that count on how you interact to gain your affection. Stories wants to bring you a kind-of “autoawesome” movie of your pics, while Motion and Mix hope to make you GIF-y. It’s a bit more of the same from Google+, and along with their UI tweak, could signal additional changes afoot.

GroupMe v5.0 arrives with a long list of changes and improvements

It has been some time since the v4.0 GroupMe update, but there is a bit of good news for current users -- GroupMe v5.0 is now available in the Play Store. There is a long list of changes and improvements this time around, but perhaps the key here is the promise about how this "new version is faster" and about how it has arrived with "significantly improved battery efficiency and notification reliability."

LifeLock Wallet app pulled from Play Store following security concerns

The LifeLock Wallet app has recently been pulled from the Play Store. It seems the app was pulled due to concerns dealing with data security. Coming by way of the LifeLock Unlocked company blog; CEO Todd Davis mentioned how they want to make sure users are "aware of an issue that we [they] identified related to our recently acquired LifeLock Wallet application."

MapMyFitness hits v3.0 with a new look and new features

The MapMyFitness version 3.0 update has recently landed in the Google Play Store. This update has the app sitting at v3.0.3 with a new look and new features. In fact, the team behind the app is touting this as one that brings a "complete app redesign with a new workout recording experience."

Google Now begins offering bill reminders

Some new functionality is coming to Google Now. This latest deals with your bills, and quite simply, Google Now is now able to offer bill reminders. Similar to some of the other Google Now functionality -- this is going to be pulling the information from your Gmail messages.