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Shadow Warrior Classic Redux
Android Police coverage: DevolverDigital brings FPS classic Shadow Warrior to the Play Store
Shadow Warrior Classic Redux is a port of the PC version that goes by the same name. Read More
SwiftKey is one of the top choices for Android keyboards out there. It is my go-to and I strongly prefer it over Gboard for a variety of reasons. Regardless of where you stand, the best options offer a lot of language choices for either non-English speaking and/or multilingual users. Read More
Perhaps by coincidence, both Instagram and Snapchat have announced new features related to Stories today. Instagram is rolling out stories in the Explore tab, which contain a mishmash of Stories tagged with a certain location or hashtag. Now Snapchat has announced the ability to create Stories for groups. Read More
Instagram created a carbon copy of Snapchat stories last year, but now the company is making them far more discoverable. In a blog post, Instagram announced that Stories will now be accessible by location and hashtags. Read More
The Humble Bundles are always a great way to pick up a few games for a good price while kicking a bit of cash to charity. The latest Mobile Bundle combines nine different Android platformers together. For $5 you get nine games, plus any more that might be added to the bundle. If you don't have quite so much set aside for your app entertainment budget, you can also pay what you want over $1 to pick up three games or beat the average ($4.83 at the time of writing) to get three more. Read More
Today is the day that Hangouts finally loses SMS support. We were warned by Google about it months ago when Hangouts started showing a warning that it would no longer support the feature. But, as of today, it's finally set to happen. For anyone who isn't on Project Fi or Google Voice — both of which will continue to support SMS in Hangouts — this is the end of an era. Read More