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Google compares similar apps head-to-head in new Play Store experiment

Google compares similar apps head-to-head in new Play Store experiment

As one of the most important apps on a smartphone, Google is always making tweaks to the Play Store to improve its usability and design. Earlier this month, a controversial test was spotted that took hamburgers off the menu. Now the Play Store is experimenting with a new change that shows direct comparisons between similar apps to let users decide which best fits their needs.

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Sony redesigns the PlayStation app with a new look and exclusive PS5 features

Sony redesigns the PlayStation app with a new look and exclusive PS5 features

In preparation for the PlayStation 5 release, Sony rolled out an update for its Remote Play app earlier this month. Now the main PlayStation app itself is getting an overhaul that's been built to compliment the gaming experience on both PS4 and PS5 consoles. The PS app has been entirely redesigned and given new features like voice chat and, of course, native PS Store integration.

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Surf the web more securely on Chrome for Android by activating Enhanced Safe Browsing

Surf the web more securely on Chrome for Android by activating Enhanced Safe Browsing

Google is already pouring tons of resources into helping us stay safe while we surf the web with measures like Safe Browsing for Chrome, and the company only recently introduced an enhanced version of this tool. It's widely available on desktops already, but it's only slowly rolling out on Android. If you want to get your hands on Enhanced Safe Browsing right away, there are two flags that will bring it to you.

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23 temporarily free and 50 on-sale apps and games for Wednesday

23 temporarily free and 50 on-sale apps and games for Wednesday

Welcome to Wednesday, everyone. We have a full list of sales to share with everyone today, including some awesome standouts. So if you're a fan of farming sims, then the current sale on Stardew Valley is a must-get. If you prefer puzzle games, then perhaps the unique hidden object game Hidden Folks is more your speed. Last up is Beholder, a fantastic political sim where you get to spy on your neighbors. As always, I've highlighted all of the interesting titles in bold to make discovery easier. So without further ado, here are 23 temporarily free and 50 on-sale apps and games for the middle of the week.

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30 of the scariest Android games that are perfect for Halloween 2020

30 of the scariest Android games that are perfect for Halloween 2020

It's that spooky time of year once again. That's right, Halloween is almost here, and so I have updated our Halloween game roundup with the creepiest and scariest games currently available on the Google Play Store. Today's list is comprised of new and old releases alike, but rest assured, I've added in some of the scariest games to land in 2020 to ensure a suitable list for the buildup to Halloween. So without further ado, here are thirty of the spookiest Android games that are absolutely worthy of your playtime during Halloween 2020.

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League of Legends: Wild Rift open beta launches in select regions

League of Legends: Wild Rift open beta launches in select regions

Back in May, we highlighted a rumor that League of Legends might come to Android courtesy of Tencent, a company that just so happens to own Riot Games, the developer of League of Legends. It has now been revealed that Riot has been very busy having recently announced three new games for mobile themed around the LoL franchise. In this article, I'm going to be talking about League of Legends: Wild Rift, a redesigned 5v5 MOBA slated for release on mobile and consoles in 2020.

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Samsung expands 'offline finding' in Find My Mobile to countries outside the US

Samsung expands 'offline finding' in Find My Mobile to countries outside the US

The latest version of Samsung's Find My Mobile app comes with a pretty fantastic new feature: Offline support. As in, you can find your phone even if it doesn't have a data connection — assuming everything works right and another Galaxy device stumbles upon it.

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Apple Music 3.4 now rolling out to everyone, with iOS 14 features in tow (APK Download)

Apple Music 3.4 now rolling out to everyone, with iOS 14 features in tow (APK Download)

Apple is preparing to launch iOS 14, and that means there are updates incoming for all of its system apps, including Music. It looks like the company is working on bringing over these latest changes to Android as soon as possible, as the latest Apple Music beta v3.4 already sports almost all of the new stuff that will come to iOS 14: there's a new icon, improved search, autoplay, and Listen Now, which replaces the For You section of old.

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Cyberpunk 2077 is delayed again, now coming December 10

Cyberpunk 2077 is delayed again, now coming December 10

Well, it's official, Cyberpunk 2077 is coming to Stadia on the same day it will release on every other platform, November 19th. Up until today CD Projekt's official stance was that the game would arrive on Stadia before the year was out even through the studio offered a release date for every other platform, calling into question whether or not the game would arrive on Stadia on the same launch day as PC and consoles. Thankfully CD Projekt has tweeted that the game will arrive on Stadia on the 19th of November, and if you're eager to get your hands on the title, pre-ordering is now available on the Stadia store.

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Microsoft Outlook's latest update lets you send ignored conversations straight to the trash

Microsoft Outlook's latest update lets you send ignored conversations straight to the trash

Microsoft's Outlook email client has picked up a lot of features recently, from third-party calendar syncing to expanded voice command support. The app's newest addition is one that promises to help users focus on what's important by ignoring conversations that clutter up the inbox.

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