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5 Android apps you shouldn't miss this week - Google Play Weekly
First up this week is FacesIn. This unique application lets you sign into a bunch of social networks and when your friends check in nearby, it’ll send you a notification letting you know that they’re around. This is great for socialites who enjoy impromptu meet ups and the app features a clean, sleek design. It’s totally free to use and supports a range of social networks and they’re working on including more. It’s also free, so why not right?
Next up is a brand new application called Slyde. Slyde is a fairly simple application that gives you shortcuts to your five favorite applications in the form of floating icons. It works pretty much as it looks. There’s a little dock on the side of your device that you tap. Once you do, your five favorite apps pop up and you can easily switch between them. This is a nifty app that can be really useful for people who use the same apps all the time and it gets out of your way when you don’t need it. It’s $0.99 in the Play Store and you should give it a look.
Buzz Launcher is a popular and unique app that just passed the seven million download mark. Using this app you can theme and organize your home screen in a number of unique manners and has over 300,000 home screens to choose from. They’ve also updated their app recently to include a few new features. It’s free to download in the Google Play Store.
Clumsy Ninja is a newly popular game that is kind of cute and also enjoyable. You play as a clumsy ninja as you complete various tasks like jumping on a trampoline or catching chickens. It is a silly time waster so there is no real gaming value but admittedly it is fun to just play around with it for a bit from time to time. Also, it’s free.
Last up this week is the venerable HD Widgets. They’re releasing version 4.0 to the Google Play Store in a staged rollout so some people may have it while others may not yet. The update includes a completely overhauled interface as well as completely overhauled widgets. There are also new themes included, including a more modern, flat theme, as well as upcoming updates to their theme add on app, called Colourform. If you haven’t checked out HD Widgets yet, now is a great time to do so.