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5 Android apps you shouldn't miss this week! - Android Apps Weekly

The 340th Android Apps Weekly is out! This week we talk about TikTok and Microsoft, Instagram Reels, and more!

Published onAugust 8, 2020

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Welcome to the 340th edition of Android Apps Weekly! Here are the big headlines from the last week:

Dino Funs

Price: Free / $7.49 per month

Dino Fun is a paint-by-numbers style coloring book app. It uses retro style pixel art as its base and people just zoom in and color as they want. When they zoom all the way out, they get a full picture. It calls itself a game, but it’s really just a coloring book app. The app features over 1,000 pixel art images, the ability to upload your own photos, and simple controls. It’s a relatively relaxing experience except for the ads. The ads can get a little bit annoying from time to time. The subscription is also quite expensive for what the app offers so we recommend sticking to the free version despite its obnoxious advertisements.

MazM: Pechka

Price: Free to play

MazM: Pechka is an adventure game with some visual novel elements. It tells the story Far East Russia and its inevitable collapse. The game takes place in episodes and players pay for such episodes to continue. The artwork and music do a great job of creating the atmosphere. Additionally, the storytelling is pretty decent as well. The developers already did a great job with similar games about Jekyll and Hide and The Phantom of the Opera. Pechka fits right in with how these developers work.


Price: Free / $4.99-$9.99 per month / $49.99 per year

Calendar.AI is a new calendar app for super heavy calendar users. At its core, it’s a usable and good looking calendar app with some smart features. For instance, you can create a meeting with a bunch of people. Those people can put their social links in their profile so you can quickly go to the meeting, click the person, and check out their Twitter account. The UI is perfectly serviceable with a day, 3-day, and week agenda view and multiple calendar syncing support. It also integrates with Zoom, GoToMeeting, Webex, and Microsoft Teams. The premium and pro subscriptions unlock the super smart stuff, but the free version still works pretty well.


Price: Free to play

Brawlhalla is Ubisoft’s latest mobile game. It’s a cross-platform fighting game with up to eight people in a single match. It’s an online PvP style game with some party game elements. That means there are several game modes to play with and you can play with friends if you want to. The game throws you into the deep end quite early and you’re playing right up there against players on console and PC as well so there is a bit of a learning curve at the beginning. It’s free to play, though, so you can take your time with it.

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Price: Free

COVIDWISE is the first COVID-19 exposure app with Google’s new API (in the US). It’s specifically for residents of Virginia. The app relies on Bluetooth Low Energy to periodically generate anonymous tokens sent to other people’s phones. Basically, the app keeps you anonymous but also keeps track of all the phones you were close enough to for Bluetooth to connect. If someone you ran into tests positive, you get a notification letting you know. It also works vice versa for all the folks you run into if you catch it. This is also a great chance to see how this works in case your state or region adopts it eventually.

COVIDWISE screenshot
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If we missed any big Android apps or games news or releases, tell us about them in the comments!

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