As with iOS there have been plenty of app updates for Android while I was away at CES, here are some of the interesting ones:

The first app is BBC News for Android. The app adds live video for Gingerbread users, fixes background updates and the news carousel remembers where you were up to.

What’s in this version:

Following feedback on our last release we have made a number of improvements including:
• Live video of the BBC News channel restored for users running Gingerbread with Adobe Flash installed
• Carousels on the home page now default to the position of the last story you read in each category, rather than the first story in the category
• Issue with automatic background updates that affected a minority of users fixed
• Small number of other minor bug fixes

Next is Evernote, this is the app I install first on any of my devices and use for all my note taking needs.

What’s in this version:

4.5.1: fixes menu not displayed in note view preventing easy note editing
– Improved app navigation
– Streamlined new user registration
– Simplified Evernote Premium upgrade process


Flipboard update adds Daydream for Android 4.2 users. Flipboard the magazine app for iOS and Android has been updated and now adds Daydream support so you can make a screen saver from your Flipboard content.

What’s in this version:

– Now with Flipboard Daydream for Android 4.2 users. Allows you to create a screensaver made out of Flipboard covers.
– Fixed accidental flip when trying to scroll.
– More bug fixes.

And finally the big news, Angry Birds Space has been updated!

What’s in this version:

SPLASH! The Angry Birds have landed in the weirdest galaxy yet! All the planets are filled with water, strange aquatic life and worst of all — Bad Piggies in boats! Use the unique physics of these water planets to set up some fun trick shots! Also, check out the brand-new power-ups: Flock of Birds, Space Egg, and Pig Puffer!
HINT: Make sure to check how Ice Bird and Pig Puffer react to water!

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