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17 new (and 1 WTF) Android games from the last week: The best, worst, and everything in between (3/15/21 - 3/21/21)

17 new (and 1 WTF) Android games from the last week: The best, worst, and everything in between (3/15/21 - 3/21/21)

Welcome to the roundup of the best new Android games that went live in the Play Store or were spotted by us in the previous week or so. Today's list is broken up into several segments, ranging from best, average, to mediocre. So whether you're looking for the best games of quality or are simply looking for the latest free-to-play gacha titles, you're covered. This week, I have a popular PC dungeon crawler port, a card-based fighter themed around the Cobra Kai TV show, a visually impressive platformer inspired by Journey to the West, plus a new WTF listing. So without further ado, here are the new and notable Android games released during the last week.

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17 of the best weather widgets available on Android in 2021

17 of the best weather widgets available on Android in 2021

Weather apps are a dime a dozen on the Play Store, and since so few offer screenshots of their widgets, it can be tough to know what they actually bring to the table. This is why I took it upon myself to compile a list of the better weather apps out there that offer useful widgets, going so far as to take screenshots of these widgets so that everyone can see exactly what they're getting. This is a running list that is continually updated, and today I've added four new listings for 2021.

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13 new and notable Android apps and live wallpapers from the last two weeks including Deplike, OnePlus Store, and Otter (3/6/21 - 3/20/21)

13 new and notable Android apps and live wallpapers from the last two weeks including Deplike, OnePlus Store, and Otter (3/6/21 - 3/20/21)

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. Today's roundup is sponsored by Deplike, a fantastic amp and effects tool for guitarists. This week I have the official arrival of the OnePlus Store app for the US and Canada, a dietary diary that offers an adorable mascot, and an interesting tool for testing wifi range. So without further ado, here are all of the new and notable Android apps released on the Play Store in the last two weeks.

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Telegram's new voice chat update brings a little Clubhouse to Android

Telegram's new voice chat update brings a little Clubhouse to Android

Clubhouse is the new hotness right now, but the devs only started working on an app for Android in January, and there's no word yet on when that might drop. If you're looking for something to fill the void, Telegram's new update builds on the voice calls introduced at the end of last year, adding audio recording, virtual hand raising, and unlimited listeners.

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Amazon Luna now supports the Samsung Galaxy S21 series

Amazon Luna now supports the Samsung Galaxy S21 series

The Samsung Galaxy S21 series, thanks to the Snapdragon 888, performs exceptionally well — it can play any Android game you throw at it. But if you were looking to indulge more in the cloud-gaming side of things, you'll be happy to know that these phones are now officially supported by Amazon Luna.

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Life is Strange: True Colors is coming to Stadia in September

Life is Strange: True Colors is coming to Stadia in September

This year hasn't been kind to Stadia, but Google can rest assured at least one major publisher is on its side. Earlier this week, Square Enix brought its hit JRPG Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age to the cloud-streaming platform, and its brand-new RPG-shooter Outriders is set to release next month. Stadia fans can look forward to another major title this fall, as Life is Strange: True Colors plans to go live on September 10th.

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24 temporarily free and 55 on-sale apps and games for Friday

24 temporarily free and 55 on-sale apps and games for Friday

Welcome to Friday, everyone. We have an absolutely packed list of sales today, which means I also have some standouts worth sharing. First up is the console port SpongeBob SquarePants: Battle for Bikini Bottom, which is on sale for its first time. Next up is Chrono Trigger, one of the best JRPG's Square Enix has ever produced. Last but not least is Crashlands, a quality survival game from Butterscotch Shenanigans. As always, I've highlighted all of the interesting titles in bold green text in order to make discovery easier. So without further ado, here are 24 temporarily free and 55 on-sale apps and games for the end of the week.

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Arlo's Android app finally gets a dark mode (APK Download)

Arlo's Android app finally gets a dark mode (APK Download)

Arlo is one of the leading smart home security companies out there, and its companion app is what you need to make the most of the hardware. While the iOS version of it has had a dark mode for a couple of years now, it's been woefully absent from the Android app. Fortunately, that's changing with the latest update.

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Cobra Kai: Card Fighter lands on Android, and it fails to pack a punch

Cobra Kai: Card Fighter lands on Android, and it fails to pack a punch

We've just learned that Boss Team Games will be bringing an all-new Cobra Kai fighting game to mobile. It's called Cobra Kai: Card Fighter, and as you can guess, it's a card-based fighting game. It's being developed by Gamaga and is already available for pre-registration. The game will be free-to-play (as if there was any question), and it will be officially released on March 19th.

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Grammarly Keyboard's new Tone Detector knows when you're being a sarcastic jackass

Grammarly Keyboard's new Tone Detector knows when you're being a sarcastic jackass

For a lot of writers Grammarly is an invaluable tool to help nail grammar, punctuation, and the many other pitfalls that English throws your way. There's no full-featured version for mobile, but the Grammarly Keyboard comes pretty close. It now has another feature from the desktop version: Tone Detector, which helps you send the right message at the right time. Or alternately, helps curb your less savory texting habits.

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