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5 Android apps you shouldn't miss this week - Google Play Weekly
Magnetic balls puzzle game is, as the name says, a puzzle game. It’s totally free with no in app purchases and it’s a great way to kill a few minutes. The balls use a magnetic kind of physics that cause them to move even after you’ve fired them up there and you must connect three or more to clear them out of the way. You can play arcade mode or story mode. It’s a fun little time waster that costs literally nothing to add.
Welcome back to another edition of Google Play Weekly! Here are the headlines this week:
- Google added lyrics to the Knowledge Graph and points people to Google Play.
- A new Humble Bundle is out and it has a lot of Noodlecake Studios games.
- Google has swung the banhammer on using user testimonials in app descriptions.
And now here are five Android apps you shouldn’t miss this week!
Shadowrun: Dragonfall is a strategy RPG that is based on a game that is based on a table top RPG that came out in the late 1980’s. It has decent graphics, above average game play complete with customization options, and a really fun premise because it combines high fantasy and cyberpunk elements. It’s a tad expensive but there also no in app purchases.
The quirky and fun Minuum Keyboard received a big update this last week. It added Material Design, some new keyboard themes, and of course, the usual array of bug fixes and performance improvements. Keyboards releasing themes and Material Design stuff has been a big deal for the last few months and Minuum now joins the likes of Fleksy and SwiftKey. It’s pretty cheap if you want to check it out.
It’s been a while since we talked about Dolphin Browser so it was due for a huge update and that’s what we got. With the latest update, you can get Adobe Flash on Android 5.0 Lollipop, some new themes, the ability to share webpages over NFC, and some other fun little features. If you’re one of those people who still need Adobe Flash and you’re on Lollipop, this is about the best you’re going to get.
Samsung Look At Me is an app for autistic kids to help them make better eye contact and improve facial recognition which are two of the bigger problems people with autism face. From the looks of it, Samsung put a lot of work into this one and they seem to have kept the science and studies in mind. There are some issues here and there but all apps have those on release day.
Knights of the New Republic is an old RPG from Bioware that is now on Android. It contains a very long story line with multiple endings, decent graphics and on-screen controls, character customization, and a whole lot more. It was great when it was on PC and consoles and we’ve no doubt it’ll be great here too as soon as they iron out the release day bugs.
If we missed any great Android apps or games news, let us know in the comments!