How do I update?

You can either update manually or turn on automatic updates. Regardless DON'T uninstall and reinstall to update without backing up your data.

Here is a link with tutorials on how to update apps on Android
https://www.wikihow.com/Update-Apps-on-Android

There is talk about a new update but I can't find it?

All updates are rolled out and monitored over a period of several days. This is to be able to discover and fix potential problems. I know it frustrating to wait but the update will get there eventually.