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Hangouts v27 upgrades to an adaptive icon, teases Mark as Read from notifications [APK Teardown]

Updates to the Hangouts app have been sporadic this year with big gaps in the earlier months, and new ones coming out about every month or two since I/O. Most new versions also seem to be lacking in any tangible changes, though that doesn't preclude bug fixes or other behind the scenes improvements. However, the latest update does show some signs of life.

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Chase app update adds adaptive icon, app shortcuts, a revised UI, and more

If you've got a Chase account, you may have noticed quite a few changes to the Android app within the past few days. Those include an adaptive icon, app shortcuts, and an updated interface with a lot more functionality.

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Facebook Messenger has finally added an adaptive icon

Sometimes we report ground-breaking, interesting, and engaging news here on Android Police, but you all know that we don't shy away from the fluff either. And in that vein, we're here today to discuss a small, but very significant(TM) change in the Facebook Messenger app: following Instagram, it now has an adaptive icon too. It only took one year!

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WhatsApp beta adds an adaptive launcher icon

Some changes are a little subtle, but this one seems to have made an impact as we've received not one, not two, but six tips so far about WhatsApp's icon in the latest 2.18.74 beta. So either you guys hated that WhatsApp didn't conform to your chosen launcher icon shape and were impatient for it to look the same as your other homescreen icons, either you have a little too much time on your hands. It could also be that WhatsApp rarely changes its identity and it's been years since this icon first showed up, replacing the older more shadowy one.

But that's really all there is to it.

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