Among the notable app updates in the iTunes App Store, WordPress, Chrome and Google Drive for iOS have been updated today.
WordPress 3.6 brings a brand new user interface to its iOS app. Users can now post content much faster via a shortcut on the sidebar. Notifications have also received performance improvements in today’s update.
What’s New in Version 3.6
• A completely redesigned new user experience
• A faster way to post: added a shortcut on the sidebar
– Fixed a problem with Tumblr imported blogs
– Emoticons now appear correctly on notifications
– Performance improvements for notifications
– Updated translations: now also in Russian, Danish, and Korean
Chrome 27.0 introduces new features to make using voice search on iOS a bit easier. The updated Chrome for iOS now allows users to speak their search query and it will also speak their results back to them. The app also loads cached pages much faster than before.
What’s New in Version 27.0
Improved voice search!
-Say what you want and get results back without typing
-Faster voice recognition with text streamed on the fly
-Get answers spoken back to you with web results tailored to your questions
Faster page reloading
-Pages reload faster even when the network is slow or unavailable
Stability / security improvements and bug fixes
Google Drive 1.4 brings support for comments and image swiping to iOS. Users can now view, create, reply to, and resolve comments directly from the app. Furthermore, users can now browse through all their images on their iOS devices by simply swiping through them.
What’s New in Version 1.4.0
*Swipe through your images stored in Drive
*View, create, reply, and resolve comments in Google Docs files