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5 Android apps you don't want to miss this week [Google Play Weekly]

Here are 5 Android apps that have made a splash in the Play Store this week along with some of the hottest news in the Google Play Store.
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November 8, 2013
Even though the release of Android 4.4 has come and gone, there were still a bunch of news pertaining to Google. For instance, Hangouts with SMS is finally rolling out to the Google Play Store. Also, a video demo of the Android 4.4 photo editor started circulating around the internet. In other news, SwiftKey 4.3 is out of beta and in the Play Store, Samsung released an app to show off features of the Note 3, and Nova Launcher is getting a makeover. To see more, click the links or view the video above. Now on to our 5 apps you can’t miss this week!


Helpouts Android Apps
Helpouts

[Price: Free]
First up this week is the Helpouts app. Google has finally launched helpouts so people who need help can find it by people who can help.

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The app has launched so far with great reviews and if you haven’t checked out the service yet, now is a great time to do so.
Helpouts Android apps

Titanium Backup Android apps
Titanium Backup

[Price: Free / $6.58]
Root users who have the Galaxy Note 3 have been pining for Titanium Backup to fix a problem with restoring backups. With the latest update,

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that issue is now fixed and you can now restore apps freely without using the restorecon command in the terminal emulator. Also, it’s just a nice root app to have.
Titanium Backup Android apps

Asphalt 8 Airborne Android apps
Asphalt 8 Airborne

[Price: Free]
Asphalt 8: Airborne, Gameloft’s latest racing game, is now free in the Google Play Store. The game has transitioned to an in-app purchase model,

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which will probably condemn it to some people but if you want a fairly decent racing game for free, then this is a good pickup.
Asphalt 8 Airborne Android apps

Google Keyboard Android apps
Google Keyboard

[Price: Free]
Google Keyboard has been updated so now you can get the Kitkat version. The biggest and most noticeable

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feature is the blue being replaced by white. You’ll also have better access to emojis and improved, space-aware gesture typing.
Google Keyboard Android apps

Clash of Clans
Clash of Clans

[Price: Free]
Last on our trending apps list is the popular MMORTS game Clash of Clans. The game has been consistently updated since it was released on Android a

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short time ago and the most recent one has added some new stuff. These include re-arming bombs instead of replacing them and being able to upgrade explosive traps.
Clash of Clans Android apps