Android Authority Apps of the Week

We’ve put together some of the best apps we could find into one convenient, quick, video! Hope you enjoy our first in the series! Here are the apps that we are reviewing this week.

SSHero

Spacetime Studios’ office is a beautiful place, but you’d miss it if you didn’t know it was there. Housed in one of the tall, white office buildings that line the highways... in Austin, it remains a well-hidden gem from the outside world, where ideas and games and coding all symbiotically co-exist, and hits are made.

I’m lucky enough to arrive just as CEO Gar...

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I love making my phone work for me. Whether it’s using Navigation to get me from place-to-place, tapping NFC tags to run custom processes, or just tapping into the power of Google... Now for powerful voice search, my phone is usually at my fingertips.

That being said, sometimes there are things I don’t want to have to worry about. Turning Wi-fi on or off, for instance, o...

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With our review of the Phorus Play-Fi finally up, Android Authority is excited to bring you the opportunity to win one of three Play-Fi speakers in our latest giveaway, courtesy of Phorus!

To... enter, simply comment on this post, and three lucky winners will be chosen at random!

The contest ends at the stroke of midnight on Monday, so best of luck, and get commenting!

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Sometimes you just need to do something epic, right? Well, fortunately, an epic adventure lays in the palm of your hand (or hands, if you choose a tablet) in the form of Epic Raiders.

Epic... Raiders puts you in control of some staples of the fantasy genre (the knight and priest, to start), battling hordes of enemies, building out talent tress, acquiring ever better armor for the upcoming task...

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I love Holo, I really do. When Google unveiled Ice Cream Sandwich to the world, I was instantly smitten with how clean and cool it looked, so when I discovered Tweet Lanes, I... was smitten yet again.

Developed my Chris Lacy, (the developer of Action Launcher), it strictly adheres to Android design guidelines, runs like a champ, and introduces some cool new enhancement...

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Phorus has a solid speaker in the Play-Fi, but can it compete?

Ask people to list off wireless speaker systems they can control with their phone, and you’re probably going to get a single... answer: Sonos. A new challenger has approached, by way of the Phorus Play-Fi, and they’re looking to take on the established name in the franchise by putting out quality wireless speakers of their o...

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It’s alright, I know sometimes we all need to be reminded. Life gets hectic, we all get busy, and we forget to do the important things. It’s no biggie.

That being said, if... you’re not already following Android Authority on Google+, you should be. It’s where all the best news stories get posted, our Hangouts On-Air take place, and generally where loads of fun...

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Ever since Android saw a total revamp of it’s pulldown notification system, I’ve been impressed. I’d always wondered, though, how could I create my own custom notifications? After doing some research, I discovered Notif.

Notif allows you to create four different types of custom notification, and it does it all for free. Interested? Find out more after the break.