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Welcome to the roundup of the best new Android applications, games, and live wallpapers that went live in the Play Store or were spotted by us in the previous 2 weeks or so.

This is the app roundup. The game roundup from this week can be found here.

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Looking for the previous roundup editions? Find them here.

Featured App                    

DigiCal Calendar & Widgets

Today's roundup is presented by DigiCal Calendar & Widgets from Digibites. DigiCal is a complete calendar solution that integrates with Google Calendar, matching it feature-for-feature and then some. A wide selection of calendar views (agenda, day, week, month, text month, list) and great tablet compatibility means that your calendar will look great and be easy to use no matter what device you're using. DigiCal also includes a variety of widgets, all of which put the stock Google Calendar to shame, and integrated location search within the app. DigiCal even checks Google Now for travel and traffic time, letting you know when you'll need to leave to avoid being late. The standard DigiCal is free, but the $4.95 DigiCal+ includes a month widget, extra visual options, and zero ads.

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Experience the most stylish Android calendar with Holo light and dark themes with 6 powerful calendar views and 5 beautifully designed widgets! DigiCal is a stylish and easy to use calendar application that syncs all your appointment with Google Calendar. You can choose from 6 powerful calendar views (day, week, agenda, month, text month and list) in both portrait and landscape mode. DigiCal also comes with 5 beautiful widgets (list, grid, day, day list and month). Following the latest Android Holo light and dark theme, DigiCal is bringing the clean and intuitive user interface experience to smartphones and tablets running Android 2.2+. DigiCal’s innovative features such as the smart action bar make it easy to edit, move, copy, paste and delete events. With our unique built-in location search, adding a location to your event has never been easier. All you need to do is type in the name of the place (cafe, store, and park) and DigiCal will automatically look up the address and save it. With this feature, Google Now (Android 4.1+) knows where you'll need to go. It'll watch current traffic, plan your route and notify you when you should leave.

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Apps

Themer Beta

Android Police coverage: [New App] MyColorScreen Themer Now Available In The Play Store As A Closed Beta

Some people spend crazy amounts of time and energy customizing their Android homescreen. If you want to get those awesome, colorful, and sometimes insane homescreens without all the work, MyColorScreen's Themer is here to deliver. The selection is pretty slim at the moment, but it's eclectic enough that just about anyone should find a highly-customized homescreen that suits their fancy. If - and this is a big if - they can get an invitation to the closed beta.

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Themer is more than an app. It will transform your homescreen to something that is beautiful, functional, and designed to fit the way you use your phone. Just choose one of our many free themes from the in-app browser and press apply. We have sports, sci-fi, nature, minimalism, movies, music, and games. Dozens of themes to choose from and more added daily. Based on the Android theming website, MyColorScreen.com, Themer does all the hard work for you, setting up wallpaper, widgets, and icons in one click.

NBC

Android Police coverage: [New App] NBC App Lets You Stream Full TV Episodes For Free

Finally. You no longer need to pay for a Hulu subscription to watch the latest NBC shows on your phone or tablet. The official app has basically every show a couch potato could want, available with no pesky subscriptions or location restrictions. It's also got more pedestrian features like a full schedule and a show tracker. Surprisingly, it also has a pretty decent interface - it looks like designers at gigantic corporations are finally taking those Holo guidelines to heart.

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Now you can watch of all your favorite shows anytime, anywhere for FREE on your Android Tablet or Phone. The all-new NBC app has been been redesigned and optimized for Android users. Watch full-length episodes of primetime, daytime and late night favorites like The Voice, The Blacklist, The Michael J. Fox Show, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and Days of our Lives. Plus you can keep track of your favorite shows and find out what's coming up with NBC's intuitive schedule module.

CBS

Android Police coverage: [New App] CBS Finally Learns How To Internet, Releases Streaming App For Android

Our streaming video cup runneth over! This is basically the same thing as the NBC app above, with shows that are designed for dumb and/or old people. (Just kidding. Mostly.) Episodes are streamed for free and in HD from CBS's daytime and primetime libraries. Prepare to gorge yourself on Caruso one-liners.

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Watch full episodes of your favorite CBS shows with the free CBS app for Android. Enjoy primetime, daytime and late night episodes from America’s most watched network. Catch up on NCIS, The Big Bang Theory, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, How I Met Your Mother, Survivor, Elementary, The Young and the Restless, The Late Show with David Letterman and many more. Use the ‘My CBS’ feature to be notified when episodes of your favorite shows have been added to the app.

Sold

Android Police coverage: [New App] Sold Comes To Android, Sells Your Stuff For You, Handles Shipping, And Makes Sure You Get Paid

eBay takes too long. Craigslist could get you mugged. If you really want to get rid of all those embarrassing impulse buys and do it in a hurry, Sold is for you. This service has been popular on iOS and now it's finally got an Android counterpart. The idea is simple: list your item and Sold takes care of the rest - they even price it for you. This sort of completely surrendered selling isn't for everyone, but if you've got a lot of stuff to sell quickly, it could be very useful.

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Sold is the service that sells for you. With just a few photos and a description, Sold. will price for you, sell for you, ship you a free box and deposit your money directly into your bank account. What will we sell for you? Tablets, smartphones, laptops, used electronics, and designer accessories. Sold is the service that sells for you.

  • WE PRICE YOUR ITEM. Just follow a few simple steps to post your item, and our pricing engine will generate the perfect price - either instantly or within a day. What you see is what you get. No extra fees. No shipping costs. No tomfoolery.
  • WE SELL IT FOR YOU. Once you accept the price, we get to work finding a buyer while you go on about your life. For our most popular items we can now guarantee a 1 hour sale, but depending on the item it could take up to a few days.
  • WE HANDLE SHIPPING. We’ve got you covered. Not only are Sold boxes free, but they come pre-paid, pre-insured, tracked, and filled with bubble wrap. Just pack it up, open the app, and schedule a pickup or find a convenient drop off location.
  • GET YOU PAID. Simply enter your bank account information, and when your item sells, the money will be there within a few days. Or we can send you a check in the mail. However you prefer getting that money in your pocket.

Chronus - Home and Lock widget

Android Police coverage: Chronus, Previously Known As The CyanogenMod cLock Widget, Is Now Available In The Play Store

Like Google before them, the CyanogenMod team has slowly been releasing some of its enhanced stock apps for everyone to enjoy. One of these is the cLock widget from developer DvToner, now back to the original name, Chronus. The app includes various multi-function widgets for your homescreen or lockscreen (4.2 and above) with weather displays, calendar itineraries, and a ton of customization options, with a few more opened up in the IAP pro version.

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Welcome to Chronus, an elegant Home and Lock screen clock, weather and calendar widget. Functionally the same as the Cyanogenmod cLock widget and brought to you by the same developer, this independently released, standalone widget takes back its original name, Chronus and brings the same elegant look and feel to the broader Android community.

 

MyScript Stylus (Beta)

Android Police coverage: Vision Objects, The Maker Of MyScript Calculator And MyScript Notes, Looks To Replace Your Keyboard With MyScript Stylus

If you've got a Galaxy Note or another stylus-equipped devices and some wicked nostalgia for Graffiti, Give MyScript Stylus a shot. It's a beta app that replaces your Android keyboard with handwriting recognition, complete with all the modern bells and whistles like word recognition and pen gestures. The app will even actively scroll to the right to accommodate your writing. Language packs can add support for Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, and Spanish. The app is in beta, so you'll have to join the Google+ Community to try it out.

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MyScript® Stylus™ Beta is an interactive handwriting recognition application that allows real-time text input on touch-screen devices designed for fingertip/stylus use such as mobile internet tablets or smartphones. Help refine and polish MyScript® Stylus™ Beta before we officially release it. Designed for all types of touch-screens (capacitive, multi-touch, ), MyScript® Stylus™ Beta is an alternative to onscreen and physical keyboard in any application requiring text entry such as SMS, MMS, email, text editor, calendar, task manager, web browser, directory, etc.

Google Shopping Express

Android Police coverage: [New App] Google Shopping Express App Gives San Francisco Residents Mobile Access To Google's Trial Same-Day Shopping Service

2-day shipping for Amazon Prime members? You're living in the past, man. The new standard is getting stuff delivered to your door the same day, and like most good things, it's provided by Google. Naturally it's a bit limited at the beginning: it's only available in the San Francisco Bay area at the moment (sorry Oakland, Palo Alto, and the other 295 million people in the US) and you will have to pay a recurring service charge. But if you're in SF and you sign up now, you get a free 6-month trial. Most of the local big-box retailers are supported.

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Imagine having everything you need delivered from local stores to your doorstep. Tackling your to-do list in minutes—not hours. And saving your weekends for the things you actually want to do. It’s all possible with Google Shopping Express. Google Shopping Express is a service that lets you shop your favorite stores -- including Target, Walgreens, Toys R Us, and more -- and get items delivered in just a few hours. If you sign up now, you can get a free membership with six months of free, unlimited same-day deliveries.

Readmill – ebook reader

Android Police coverage: [New App] Readmill eBook Reader Comes To Android, Offers A Simplified Reading Experience That's Easy On The Eyes

Readmill has Barnes & Noble, Amazon, and Google beaten on visual design, no doubt about it. This stylish and easy-to-read app is well worth a look for anyone who enjoys reading on their phone or tablet... assuming that they're not already invested in one of the aforementioned services. As an independent, Readmill only works with DRM-free ebooks, though it does include Dropbox-style syncing and a few novel-oriented social features. A database of free books is a nice touch.

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Readmill is a beautiful ebook reader that lets you read and share books. Try it and discover how great reading books on your phone can be. The best ebook reader is already in your pocket. Text on the screen is enough, nothing else. With elegant typography, nighttime reading and easy brightness adjustment, this is the most comfortable ebook reader in the world. Discover how quickly you finish books, how much time you have left and other stats on how you read.

Circa News

Android Police coverage: [New App] Circa News Reader Lands In The Play Store, Offers Bite-Sized News That's Tailored To Mobile Devices

You're a modern mobile user. You don't have time for news with subtlety and depth. 140 characters is all you can spare of your incredibly curtailed attention span. (Incidentally, congratulations for making it this far into the roundup!) Circa is a news service for the Twitter generation, condensing stories intro bite-sized chunks. The stories themselves are turned into a sort of stream, and the app updates you every time a relevant update is posted. It doesn't hurt that the app is pretty gorgeous.

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Stay informed, save time. Circa is the best way to read and follow headline news on your Android device. News articles and small screens just don't play well together. Circa solves that problem by condensing the news and making it much easier to read while on-the-go. Tediously reading long articles just to stay up to date is a thing of the past with Circa’s factual and comprehensive, but to-the-point news coverage. Don't work to get the news, let the news work for you. Our editors strive to make the news easier and faster to read, covering the day's Top Stories, US, World, Politics, and Technology News.

Edge: Quick Actions

Android Police coverage: [New App] Edge: Quick Actions Is An Even Better Task Switcher Than The Recents Button

Edge is another entry in the long line of SwipePad-style integrated app launchers. But this one includes something that the rest tend to forget among all the bells and whistles: speed. In addition to quickly launching the last five apps in a sort of replacement Recents menu, Edge can access quick hardware and music controls, settings, and even a full app tray. The pro version adds a handful of visual settings and the ability to launch the tool from the right side of the screen.

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Discover the power of multitasking with Edge quick actions. Access quick settings and toggles, and switch between recent apps, all with a single touch.

Features:
• 8 customizable quick settings and toggles
• Show 5 most recently used apps
• Open with one touch to the left edge of the screen

Pro features:
• Up to 17 settings and toggles
• Show up to 10 recent apps
• Open from left or right edge of the screen
• Customizable colors and appearance

Mini Tasker

Tasker is the ultimate Swiss Army tool for Android power users. It's also hard - the unruly interface is downright obtuse for a lot of its varied functions. Mini Tasker (not affiliated or compatible with the "real" Tasker) takes a more user-friendly approach. While it doesn't quite have the fantastic depth of its namesake, Mini Tasker should allow you to perform most of the actions you might want to in a fraction of the time. Give it a try if the real Tasker is too intimidating... and don't feel bad if that's the case. You're in good company.

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Make your phone experience personal, by customizing and automating the actions your phone or tablet can do. The setup is done right from the device, no social networks or user accounts needed. You can get started quickly by downloading predefined tasks from the internet or from your friends. Here are some of the actions you can perform:

  • Launch other apps
  • Start playing music
  • Control the phone's volume (mute etc)
  • Set up a notification
  • Send or forward SMS messages
  • Control WiFi, Background Sync, Mobile Data, Airplane*, GPS*, Bluetooth, NFC
  • Screen brightness
  • Silence unwanted calls

Agent - put your phone to work

How about something that's even easier than Mini Tasker? Try Agent. It's got a limited number of profiles that it will apply to your phone based on various behaviors, not unlike the phone manager apps that come with some manufacturer UIs. It's got the usual driving, low power, and do not disturb modes, plus an interesting automated parking mode and a sleep mode (that's your sleep, not the phone's sleep).

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Agent remembers things so that you don’t have to. Here are 5 things that Agent can do for you automatically to make your life easier:

  • Save your battery
  • Silence your phone during meetings
  • Remember where you’ve parked
  • Auto-respond when you’re driving
  • Allow only urgent calls and messages through when you’re sleeping

PebbleTasker

Android Police coverage: PebbleTasker Activates Up To Five Tasker Actions With Pebble Smartwatch Buttons

OK, just one more Tasker-centric app: PebbleTasker. It does exactly what you'd expect it to. You can assign three Tasker items to the three action buttons on your Pebble smartwatch, plus another two with long-presses, or up to twenty via a submenu. You can also switch up the assigned tasks based on the active Tasker profile. This is the kind of thing that Pebble was made for.

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Control Tasker directly from your Pebble watch. Choose three tasks to activate anytime without taking your phone out of your pocket. Have these tasks change based on Tasker profiles. Want to access navigation tasks while driving, but also have home automation tasks while at home? Need more than three tasks? Chain tasks together or take advantage of the 20-task secondary menu (by holding the middle button). Program PebbleTasker to open up or close based on Tasker events, so that your three tasks are ready to be used as soon as you get in your car or get home.

DashNotifier for DashClock

Android Police coverage: DashNotifier For DashClock Reaches The Play Store, Uses Android 4.3 NotificationListener Service To Show Notifications From Any Application

Do you love DashClock? Do you want to see your various app notifications in your DashClock tray? Do you have Android 4.3? Then this is probably the app that you want. The app is free and open-source.

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DashNotifier is an extension for DashClock Widget - https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=net.nurik.roman.dashclock NOTE: The new permission is managed by DashNotifier itself. It's not trying to access anything unnecessary. An essential extension for DashClock, that makes full use of its extensibility to give you control over the lock screen. Using the Notification service introduced in Android 4.3, add notifications for up to seven applications in DashClock widget.

MixBit

Android Police coverage: [New App] MixBit, A Company Started By Two YouTube Co-Founders, Releases Collaborative Video Editing App Into The Play Store

Vine is cool, but it's got the typical Twitter awfulness of artificial restriction. MixBit is here to save you from lackluster mobile video editing with an impressive full-sized component for the web as well. The interface breaks up a video into 16-second clips which can be independently edited and arranged. When you're done, try a little social collaboration with your peers (even after your video is uploaded to the service).

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Brought to you by the creators of YouTube, the MixBit app helps people create videos together. The MixBit app lets you record, edit and publish videos as short as one second or as long as an hour - right from your mobile device. Videos are recorded in multiple clips as long as 16 seconds each. A finished video can include as many as 256 clips, for about an hour in total length. Clips are stored as independent elements for easier editing and remixing, but play as one seamless video.

RealPlayer Cloud

Android Police coverage: [New App] RealPlayer Cloud Lets You Upload Your Video Library And Stream To Any Device, Comes With 2GB Of Free Storage

Remember Real Player? Remember how awful it was, and how you couldn't wait to get it off of your PC when Flash video became the standard? Good - now forget it. Real has a sexy new brand redesign complete with a more flexible video player and Dropbox-style cloud storage features. The app uses a proprietary streamer to get (allegedly) high video quality from files stored on your personal Real cloud folder. Free users have access to 2GB of storage.

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RealPlayer Cloud enables you to move, watch and share your videos. Upload your videos to RealPlayer Cloud and watch them on your Android, iPhone, iPad, Windows computer, television through Roku, and popular browsers like Chrome, Internet Explorer and Firefox. No more worrying about formatting or converting videos, or carrying HDMI and USB cables. It just works. Get 2 GB of space when you signup - free.

RegionLock Away

Android Police coverage: [New App] Chainfire's RegionLock Away App Kills Region Lock On The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 (Root Required)

Samsung is putting region locks on some versions of the Galaxy Note 3. We think that sucks app, and so does noted developer and generally awesome dude Chainfire. This app can kill that region lock by circumventing the network blacklist, so long as you've got a supported device (Note 3 SM-n9007), the right firmware, and root access. Good on ya.

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Sammy, in their never-ending quest to make sure they've pissed off every single one of their customers at least once, have decided to region lock their latest model devices. This means for example that you cannot use a European device with an American, Middle Eastern, Asian, ... , SIM card. You'd still be able to use the European SIM all over the world, but you would not be able to use a local SIM card while travelling outside of Europe - which would of course be much cheaper. The region lock is implemented in the form of a network blacklist. Beware that this is not exactly the same thing as a SIM lock, even though they are somewhat related. This blacklist blocks a number of whole countries and carriers, while a SIM lock whitelists one specific carrier.

Screen Controls

A reader app needs lower brightness and longer timeout than a browser. A homescreen or daydream needs different settings as well. This app assigns timeout and brightness settings on a per-app basis, including the ability to set auto brightness, 0 and 100%, or anything in between. No root privileges are necessary.

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Take customization to the limits with “Screen Controls” control the screen of your android smart phone or tablet For each Application on your device according to your needs. With “Screen Controls” customize Screen brightness & Screen timeout For each application on your device, So now Each Application on your device can have its own Screen brightness & Screen Timeout which is chosen by ‘you’. Easy to use User Interface helps you find & customize the application for its timeout & brightness.

Graphing Calculator PRO/EDU

Apparently high school and college students are still lugging around those enormous, overpriced Texas Instruments calculators for their various math classes. If you've got a sleek, shiny Android device (or even an old busted one) you can save a little room in both your backpack and your wallet with this replacement. It features all the bells and whistles you might need for algebra, calculus, and trigonometry, plus basic save/load and equation functions. There's a free demo if you can't spare the dollar.

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Graphing calculator with algebra. Essential tool for school and college. Replaces bulky and expensive handheld graphing calculators. Multiple functions on a graph, polar graphs, graphing of implicit functions, values and slopes, roots, extremes, intersections. Algebra: polynomials, polynomial equation solving, matrices, fractions, derivatives, complex numbers and more. Shows results as you type. Use menu to switch between modes.

 

FindIt - Email and File Search

I've never had something I needed to retrieve from Gmail that wasn't easily searchable, but if you're more the visual type, FindIt might be useful. It's basically a set of contextual filters for people, subject, and timeframe, but it might be better than scrolling through your 50,000 messages based on a single search term. FindIt works with Gmail, plus documents saved in Google Drive and Dropbox. Searches are limited to 30 each month - after that you'll need to pony up.

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Overwhelmed by email? FindIt is the easiest way to find emails and files across the cloud using your phone. Search in a visual way using people, timing, and file types. Search multiple Gmail, Google Drive, and Dropbox accounts at the same time. Finally there is a better way to search on your phone. Use the beautiful FindIt visual filters to quickly find what you need. Just select a person, time period, or type of file to narrow the results and find the file or email you are looking for no matter where it is across Gmail, Google Drive, or Dropbox.

PEN.UP

You didn't buy that brand new Galaxy Note 3 just to gloat about your gigantic screen. No sir: you intend to become the world's best office meeting doodler. If you need something a little more far-reaching than the bulletin board by the watercooler to showcase your talents, try Pen.Up, a Pinterest/Instagram-style social photo app just for Galaxy Note artwork. It emulates the features of those services note for note (see what I did there?) and includes a "hall of Fame" for the best entries.

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PEN.UP is a creative SNS based on S Pen generated images. Share your imagination with global creative minds.

  • My Feed: A customized collection of creative images for you. Follow your peers and curate your favorite images.
  • Series: Think of Series as your magic pocket. In addition to creating your own works, collect inspiring images from others into a series
  • Popular : Artists and artworks on spotlight.
  • Hall of Fame: An exclusive space reserved for the best of the best. Star artists are featured here. Compete for your spot in Hall of Fame, where you will remembered by users around the world.

Foap

Foap (yeah, I don't know what it means either) is a super-simplified stock photo marketplace. You take photos, you post them, others buy them, you get paid. (Better have a decent camera on that phone... or really, really good subjects.) You can also participate in "photo missions," which aren't much more than scavenger hunts with big brand names attached. You're not going to get rich with Foap, but if you're a decent mobile photographer, you might just get a few drinks worth out of it.

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Foap is a social photo app that turns your photos into dollars. Participate in fun photo missions by large brands like MANGO, PUMA and SONY Entertainment Network, or build your portfolio and start selling photos to thousands of photo buyers worldwide, and make $5 each time that your photo is licensed. You can upload photos that you have taken with other photo applications such as Instagram, Photo Express, Social Cam, Eyeem or Camera plus.

T-shirt design - Snaptee

Hey look, it's one of those photo t-shirt mall kiosks condensed in app form. Well, that's not really fair: Snaptee includes more than just the basic photo plus text options, they've got an impressive selection of designs that can be customized right from the app. You even get some basic photo editing tools to make your photos pop - or not, it's up to you. A single customized t-shirt is twenty bucks, which isn't bad considering the prices elsewhere, and you can go from a photo to a delivered shirt without leaving the app.

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Snap your masterpiece and we make & ship it as a tee. Snaptee is the first mobile app in the world that enables you to create your own custom T-shirts with just a few taps of your smartphone. Regardless of your design experience, you can use the easy and fun tools to DESIGN, ORDER, and even SELL your unique creations completely in-app. Snaptee is filled with awesome features like photo and Instagram integration, choice of fonts and colors, custom filters and cool design templates to inspire your creativity.

CosmoCamp: The Incredi-Ride!

We always like to include at least one of these kid-friendly story apps in the roundup if they're available. You're welcome, parents - just remember to put your phone or tablet in the Otterbox before handing over to your ankle biters. CosmoCamp includes the usual pop-up book interactive elements and follow-the-bouncing-ball and narration reading modes.

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The amusement park is open and now Pandy really wants to hop on the biggest roller-coaster in the universe. Launch this beautiful storybook app and join our two bears in an exciting intergalactic funfair. Meet also with Rocco the crocodile, a mechanic who thinks he can do everything by himself. After a few twists and turns, Migo and Pandy will show him that friendship and teamwork make the rides even better.

Quicken 2014 Money Management

Android Police coverage: [New App] Intuit Releases Quicken 2014 Companion Android App, But There's A Decent Chance It Isn't Good

The companion app for the 2014 version of the popular tax and budgeting software has some fantastic visual design and no small amount of features, including an automatic budget display. Unfortunately it's nearly identical to last year's version, which was plagued by a huge amount of bugs and other software issues. You'll still need a full version of Quicken 2014 before you can use the Android app.

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Quicken 2014 is the free companion app to Quicken 2014 for Windows desktop software. The Quicken app syncs your Quicken 2014 desktop information to your Android mobile and tablets, so you can make smart decisions about your money no matter where you are. With nearly 30 years of helping people reach their financial goals, Quicken is the best cash flow and budgeting tool to help you reach yours too.

Autodance 2014 by Just Dance

Android Police coverage: [New App] Ubisoft Releases Autodance 2014 By Just Dance, Invites You To Dance On Camera And Share The Footage With The World

It's Vine. For dancing. With only five songs. Go nuts.

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Think you have what it takes to create Just Dance style choreographies? Autodance 2014 by Just Dance is the only video making app that lets you create unique choreographies set to some of Just Dance 2014’s greatest hits:

  • Daft Punk Ft. Pharrell Williams - Get Lucky
  • Robin Thicke Ft. Pharrell - Blurred Lines
  • One Direction - Kiss You
  • Ray Parker Jr. – Ghostbusters
  • Imposs Ft. Konshens - Feel So Right

Samsung HomeSync

Android Police coverage: Samsung HomeSync Is Finally Shipping In The US, Free Companion Android App Now Available In The Play Store

Samsung's HomeSync is a curious beast, a mix between your standard set-top box (a la Google TV) a dedicated streaming device (a la Chromecast) and a home server (a la a hard drive and a network interface in a box). This is the official app for managing Sammy's branded device, which includes basic streaming and remote control functions. I can't see too many people lining up for the expensive HomeSync, but at least they remembered to include both Google Play Store and Samsung apps.

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HomeSync gives you an easier option to store, share, and enjoy your content securely at home with your family. HomeSync brings 1 TB of cloud storage into your home. Its enormous capacity lets you record daily events without the need to worry about capacity shortage or extra payment. With HomeSync, you will get access to your data wherever you are, and you have the option to either share them with your family or keep them private.

WTF App(s) Of The Week

Catwang

I swear Artem is picking these just to embarrass me. This app does not appear to have any wangs (per Google's app policy). It makes up for it with a ridiculous overabundance of cats, among other things that you're likely to find in the bowels of the Internet. Combine that with a Game Boy Camera, and you've got Catwang.

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Now introducing the much awaited, Catwang for Android.

The app that everyone is meow'n about.
#CATWANG Android = instant awesome.

Catwang Android allows you to take photos of your friends and turn them into cats, wolves, or donuts. Its like everything that is cool on the internet in one app.

1. Take Photo
2. Choose from hundreds of amazing stickers
3. Slap them everywhere, scale, rotate, and flip
4. Share your cat creations on Twitter, Tumblr, and Instagram

Know A Worthy New App? Let Us Know!

If you have an application in mind for the next issue of the roundup, feel free to send us an email and let us know.

Important: there are 2 requirements in order for the app to be considered, listed below.

  • the app's launch date has to be no longer than 2 weeks ago
  • it has to be original, ground-breaking, well-reviewed, interesting, fun, etc - the cream of the crop

Now, if and only if the above requirements have been satisfied, fire up an email to this address: oh.no.its.the@androidpolice.com.

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Jeremiah Rice
Jeremiah is a US-based blogger who bought a Nexus One the day it came out and never looked back. In his spare time he watches Star Trek, cooks eggs, and completely fails to write novels.
  • Mehmet Fatih

    For your safety, don't open this page on mobile :(

    • Yuku Sugianto

      Except Nexus 7 2013.

    • http://www.microwav3d.com/ Mihir Garikiparithi

      HTC One works fine.

      • Mehmet Fatih

        My finger was almost crushing while trying to reach the comments on Galaxy S2 :/

        • Magneira

          Nexus 7 and nexus 4 with latest chrome works fine and smooth

        • Frank Bales

          NBC not compatible with my S3; CBS installed fine.

        • mavericksid

          Works fine on my S2. Android 4.3 default browser.

          • Mehmet Fatih

            4.3 on S2 ? such thing doesnt exist as far as i know, we dont even have 4.2.2 yet

          • Dave Waites

            Custom ROMs my friend. Embrace them!

          • mavericksid

            Are you high? :-D
            It does exist and I'm using it.

    • Firmino

      nexus 4 with firefox woks fine.

    • Rosa Silva

      Loving my Nexus 5. :D

  • Liam Higgins

    The Catwang one seems to make art in the style of OFWGKTA (also referred to as golf Wang) pretty funnyif you ask me

    • Calvin Law

      that's kind of the point haha.

  • Wayne Randall

    I live my life two weeks at a time.. Don't you quit me, Best of. Don't you quit me.

  • preciouschud

    Graphing calculator is advertised as a dollar but is still showing at $4.99

    • John Underwood

      I think it is advertised as a $1 discount, not $1 price. I thought the same thing at first as well. #corrections

      • preciouschud

        Makes sense upon re-reading.

  • alfie j

    Catwang is for us Odd Future fans.

  • pobautista

    NBC and CBS cannot be installed in my devices' country.

    > "available with no pesky subscriptions or location restrictions."

    • Matthew Fry

      *within the US

  • PamelaLibrarian

    It should be pretty easy to get a code now for Themer. I was like 60,000 on the list and got mine yesterday. It's another great way for me to waste hours & hours customizing.

    • Matthew Fry

      Yeah they look really pretty but I still find my muscle memory defaulting to Action Launcher Pro so I keep switching back every time.

  • Meganubis

    no Live Wallpapers :(

  • ChumbleSpuzz

    LOL! Is that Kelly Kapowski?

  • someone755

    Anyone know the wallpaper from the Chronus app screenies?
    Link? I'm pretty desperate for a new bright and colorful WP...

  • Chris

    sigh... I went through all the effort of signing up for and receiving a Themer beta key, then of course realize that my LGOG is one of the few unsupported phones :(

  • smeddy

    Oh my god I'm installing Cat Wang oh jesus christ

  • Rosa Silva

    NBC and CBS not available un Venezuela.

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