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Welcome to the 208th edition of Android Apps Weekly! Here are the headlines from the last week:

  • Google launched an experimental WebVR app this week. The app lets you play with music. Inside Music shows the various layers of music as balls. Each ball controls a layer of music. Thus, you can turn them on or off to add or remove elements to the song. It’s kind of neat, actually.
  • Things are getting a little serious for AI. Vladimir Putin stated earlier this week that the country that masters AI first will dominate the world. Elon Musk agreed with the world leader. He says that it could even cause World War III. We’ve seen plenty of AI in consumer tech. However, AI in weapons is another conversation entirely.
  • The first ARCore app is now officially out. ARCore is Google’s new AR platform. It supplants Tango as the main AR experience on Android. The app lets you play with atoms. You simply choose the one you want to play with when the app launches. From there, you can explore and check it out further. It’s only compatible with four devices right now. They are the S8, S8 Plus, Pixel, and Pixel XL.
  • Disney announced more moves for their upcoming streaming service. New Marvel movies and new Star Wars movies will only be available on the Disney streaming service. That means they won’t be available on Netflix anymore. That’s a bit down the road, though. For now, the upcoming releases will still be on Netflix.
  • The latest Humble Mobile Bundle is out! The games available this time are French-made titles. Some of the titles include Out There, OK Golf, Mechanic Escape, A Normal Lost Phone, and others. You can pay $1 and get three games. Beating the average nets you six games, or pay a flat $5 to get every game in the bundle. That’s a deal considering how much these games cost on their own. It’s also a great way to give to charity.

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World of Prandis Beta

Price: Free
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World of Prandis isn't really a new game. It's a port of an older game from other platforms. This one contains six classes, three races, and two regions to explore. It also boasts 4,000 monsters, a guild system, a party system, and more. There is a PvP like most MMORPGs. It plays pretty well. The game is in beta. There are still a bunch of kinks that need worked out. We also suspect that in-app purchases are coming with the final release. Until then, it's completely free to play.
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Notin

Price: Free
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Notin is a new note taking app. It puts notes in your notifications. It's not something you'd use for long term note taking like Google Keep or Evernote. Instead, it's really good for remembering to do a certain thing in a relatively short span of time. Reminding yourself to take out the garbage after dinner and things like that. It's fairly basic. There aren't a ton of features to play with. Additionally, it runs a little slow on some devices. Otherwise, it's free to download and use.
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Notin

Little Alchemy 2

Price: Free / Up to $5.49
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Little Alchemy 2 is a unique little puzzle game. You start with only a few things. You then combine them to create new things. Those new things are then combined to make even newer things. Your goal is to discover all of the things that you can craft using the materials you get. The game also comes with stats, hints, and more game play features. It's not overly complicated. However, it is a good little brain teaser and it's also kid friendly. The game is free to download with some extra stuff available as in-app purchases.
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Little Alchemy 2

Split-Screen Creator

Price: Free / $0.99
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Split-Screen Creator is a new Android tool. It mimics the Note 8 feature of putting two apps in a split-screen at the touch of a button. You create the shortcut, choose the apps, and the icon is made. Simply click it to open both apps in split-screen mode. It also supports icon packs. You can even have the shortcuts launch the same app twice if you want to. The app is free to download with the full version running for $0.99. It does have some kinks to work out, though. You also have to be on Android 7.0 Nougat or higher.
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Cytoid

Price: Free
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Cytoid is a new, fairly basic rhythm game. The game plays a song and pops up various elements on screen. You must tap them or hold them in order to get points. The base game comes with only a couple of songs. However, the game allows players to create and upload their own stuff. At the time of this writing, there are over 300 songs available on the app's website. That's probably where the most fun can be had. The game is free with no in-app purchases or advertisements.
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Cytoid

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Joe Hindy
Hi everyone! I'm Joe Hindy the Android Authority app guy!