App Briefs: Chrome Dev hits Google Play, Airbnb gets tablet version & Google Messenger update

Chrome Dev for AndroidChrome Dev for Android reaches Google Play

Chrome team has announced that Chrome Dev for Android has been released in Google Play. If you like to use the bleeding edge of browser technology and aren’t afraid for bugs, Chrome Dev for Android is for you. This browser version will allow you to use the latest Chrome features before they hit beta or stable release channels.

The latest version of Chrome Dev for Android is 44.0.2384.4 and the subsequent releases with launch on roughly the same schedule as other platform Dev channels, revealed the Chrome team in a blog post.

Airbnb Android app updated with tablet support

Popular home-sharing service Airbnb has launched the updated version of its Android app, which bring support for the tablets. The tablet UI beautifully utilities the large screen real-estate available on tablets.Airbnb Tablet UI

“We customized our app for tablet so everything you need as a traveller and a host is at your fingertips. Enjoy seamless navigation, access your itinerary, check your messages, and respond to your guests with a few simple swipes,” wrote Airbnb in the app description.

You can grab the updated Airbnb app from Google Play.

Google Messenger app updated with quick reply and more

Google has released an updated version of its texting app Messenger in Google Play. The new version adds support for quick reply from notification shade and a new home-screen widget.

The quick reply feature adds reply option in the new SMS/ MMS notifications and you can just tap on reply and Messenger will open a box for adding your reply.

The new widget allows users to pin a conversation thread to their home-screen. You will be able to change the thread from the widget itself.


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