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37 temporarily free and 19 on-sale apps and games to start the week

Welcome to another week and another round of app sales. Today's list is quite long from the weekend, so have a quick look through to see if anything catches your eye.

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22 temporarily free and 17 on-sale apps and games for Wednesday

Welcome back to Android Police's app sales. Today's list is pretty small, but it has Fenix 2 if you're interested in a great Twitter client. Otherwise, let's hope the next roundup is better.

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Anki, maker of Vector, Cozmo and other toy robots, is shutting down

Anki has been one of the leading companies in this new age of smartphone-connected toys, alongside Sphero. Sadly, Anki has run out of money and is shutting its doors.

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34 temporarily free and 32 on-sale apps and games to start the weekend, including Baldur's Gate

Another week is coming to a close, so here's one final round of app sales to send you off into the weekend. Today's list is shorter than Wednesday's and arguably better, even including Hook and Baldur's Gate, so have fun looking through what's on offer today.

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15 new and notable Android apps from the last week including ActionDash, Screen Crop, and Smart navigation bar (1/19/19 - 2/2/19)

Welcome to the roundup of the best new Android applications and live wallpapers that went live in the Play Store or were spotted by us in the previous two weeks or so. This week I have wellbeing app from the developer of the Action Launcher, a screen capturing app that has a live cropping function built in, and an app that's perfect for customizing your navigation bar. So without further ado, here are the most notable Android apps released in the last two weeks.

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Sphero Specdrums are app-enabled rings that play music using colors

Toy robot maker Sphero hasn't had the best time of late, with slow sales forcing job cuts this time last year and, more recently, an end to production of some of its licensed products. There must be high hopes for its latest product, then, which is a new type of musical instrument for that responds to different colors.

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Sphero ends production of licensed toys, including BB-8, Lightning McQueen, and Spider-Man

Toy robot manufacturer Sphero has stopped making its Disney and Marvel licensed products after deciding that the return on the investment isn't strong enough. Products currently on shelves will continue to be sold and supported, but once they're gone, that's it.

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39 temporarily free and 91 on-sale apps and games for Thanksgiving

Welcome all, and let me start by wishing you an early happy Thanksgiving. Whether you're with family or on your own, I have quite a list of app sales to keep you entertained over the coming days. Much like last year, there are tons to be had (with more coming on Friday and Monday). Today, we have games from developers like Nvidia Lightspeed Studios, 2K, UsTwo, Aspyr, EA, Square Enix, and Devolver. Suffice to say, there is a heavy focus on games.

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Sphero BOLT review: A good robot for schools, but not for everyone else

As the name might suggest, Sphero's claim to fame is its sphere-shaped toy robots. These include the original Sphero, Sphero 2.0, Sphero Mini, BB-8, and BB-9E. The company has also been marketing some of its products towards education as STEM learning tools, particularly with the SPRK+.

Sphero's latest product is another educational robot - the Bolt. It's a minor upgrade from the existing SPRK+, with a configurable LED matrix display, infrared sensors for communicating with other robots, and "more than two hours of continuous play."

I think the Sphero Bolt is a well-designed product, but I'm not sure there's enough value to justify the $150 price tag, especially when it's only an iterative improvement over the company's existing robots.

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Bolt is Sphero's most advanced educational robot yet, retails for $150

Sphero is known for creating both educational and recreational robots in a variety of different forms. The original Sphero was a robotic ball, and the company has since released movie tie-ins and numerous upgrades. Bolt is something of a modern-day reimagining of the company's very first product.

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