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16 best new Android games released this week including Dr. Mario World, The Mighty Quest for Epic Loot, and Bananagrams: The Official Game

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 I have a free-to-play mobile adaptation for Nintendo's Dr. Mario franchise, a re-release of an Ubisoft dungeon crawler, and a new board game adaptation from Asmodee Digital. So without further ado, here are the most notable games released this week.

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20 new and notable Android apps from the last two weeks including Shoelace, 321FIT, and ruff (6/29/19 - 7/13/19)

Welcome to the roundup of the best new Android applications that went live in the Play Store or were spotted by us in the previous two weeks or so. Today I have a new social app from Area 120, an exercise app that works a lot like a music playlist, and a minimal writing app that offers both light and dark themes. So without further ado, here are the most notable Android apps released in the last two weeks.

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Google Voice v2019.28 prepares Driving Mode support, updates account switcher [APK Teardown]

The latest version of Google Voice is available and it's bringing both cosmetic changes and making preparations for new features. For those that use Voice with multiple accounts, the account switcher has been repositioned to a more convenient location. A teardown also shows upcoming support for vCard attachments and Android's Car Mode, which will make it easier for users to make calls with Google Voice while driving.

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Nest Hello doorbells will send alerts when packages are dropped off at your door [APK Teardown]

One of the best things about modern technology is that it's taking over some of the tasks that we simply shouldn't have to make time for. I can't count the number of times I've posted up next to my front door with my laptop to make sure I was around when a package was delivered. Google is preparing to introduce a new feature for Nest Hello units that will let us know when packages are left at the door and when they're picked up.

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Random 'shutdown' bug affecting some OnePlus 7 Pros will soon be fixed

We were recently tipped off that some OnePlus 7 Pro owners are running into a significant but thankfully not widespread issue: Their phones appear to randomly turn off or shut down, potentially while they're even being used. The only means of resuscitation in such cases is manually rebooting into fastboot by holding down a combination of hardware buttons. Thankfully, OnePlus is both aware of the issue and planning a fix.

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16 best new Android games released this week including LEGO Tower, ROOMS: The Toymaker's Mansion, and Total Party Kill

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 I have a new Tiny Tower release from Nimblebit that sports a LEGO theme, a fantastic puzzle game that mixes a sliding tile mechanic with classic platforming action, and a unique platformer where friendly fire is the key to success. So without further ado, here are the most notable games released this week.

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16 best new (and 1 WTF) Android games released this week including Human: Fall Flat, Graveyard Keeper, and Minit

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 I have a quirky physics-based puzzle game, a dark life-sim all about running a graveyard, and an adventure game that takes advantage of an interesting time mechanic. So without further ado, here are the most notable games released this week.

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10 new and notable Android apps from the last week including Firefox Preview, LastPass MFA, and Amazon Alexa Music, Cameras, & TV Control (6/22/2019 - 6/29/2019)

Welcome to the roundup of the best new Android applications that went live in the Play Store or were spotted by us in the previous week or so. Today I have the open beta release of Firefox's newest browser, a multi-factor authentication app from LastPass, and an Amazon Alexa app that can connect to Sony TVs. So without further ado, here are the most notable Android apps released in the last two weeks.

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Google working on palm rejection for always-on displays to save your retinas at night

Count yourself lucky if you have a phone that can keep its display on to show you the time or a late notification without the need to blast all of the screen with light. Well, except for when you pull your phone out of your pocket — the panel goes on blast and your eyes are the worse for it. Plenty of people do and one such person has gone out of their way to request always-on display palm rejection from Google — and they're going to get it.

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16 best new (and 1 WTF) Android games released this week including Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, Dota Underlords, and Layton: Diabolical Box in HD

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 I have Niantic's latest location-based AR game, Valve's version of Auto Chess, and an HD remaster of the second title in the original Layton trilogy. So without further ado, here are the most notable games released this week.

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