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10 new and notable Android apps and live wallpapers from the last two weeks including discovery+, Mind Leak, and OnePlus Health (12/26/20 - 1/9/21)

10 new and notable Android apps and live wallpapers from the last two weeks including discovery+, Mind Leak, and OnePlus Health (12/26/20 - 1/9/21)

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 I have a new streaming app for the Discovery Channel and its many subsidiaries, a wellness app that offers meme customization for its alerts, and the early arrival of OnePlus's Health app. 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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Google Meet is back up after suffering an outage

Google Meet is back up after suffering an outage

According to Google's Workspace Status Dashboard and anecdotal user reports, Google Meet is having difficulties today. Although the problem isn't universal, some folks can't access the Google Meet site, which shows a 502 error. Thankfully (or unfortunately, if you're hoping to dodge classes), there's a workaround.

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Chromecast with Google TV has an annoying Bluetooth audio issue, but there's a simple fix

Chromecast with Google TV has an annoying Bluetooth audio issue, but there's a simple fix

The Chromecast with Google TV is a brilliant product, as noted in Ryan's review, but it's not without its flaws. Since getting one a week ago, I've found Google's new Android TV skin to be a delight, so much so that my far more powerful Nvidia Shield has been relegated to the bench. The experience isn't perfect, however, and I've had to close misbehaving apps on several occasions. The most notable issue I've faced relates to Bluetooth audio, but thankfully there's an easy fix.

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The Pixel 5's super loud system sounds bug has been fixed

The Pixel 5's super loud system sounds bug has been fixed

Pixel phones offer the best of Google — bugs and all. The flagship Pixel 5 is packed with a lot of good stuff, but it also occasionally seems to include a more frustrating feature: a bug that makes all system sounds play at maximum volume no matter how soft you try to set them.

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10 new Android games from the last week: The best, worst, and everything in between (12/21/20 - 12/27/20)

10 new Android games from the last week: The best, worst, and everything in between (12/21/20 - 12/27/20)

Welcome to the roundup of the 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 fantastic arcade flight sim from Atypical Games, a quirky zombie game, and a title from BuzzFeed. So without further ado, here are the new and notable Android games released during the week of December 21st, 2020.

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15 new and notable Android apps and live wallpapers from the last two weeks including CallApp, Proton Calendar, and LADB — Local ADB Shell (12/12/20 - 12/26/20)

15 new and notable Android apps and live wallpapers from the last two weeks including CallApp, Proton Calendar, and LADB — Local ADB Shell (12/12/20 - 12/26/20)

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 CallApp, an excellent caller identifier and blocking tool that also offers call recording. Of course, we also have a few more titles to share with everyone today, such as Proton Calendar, a new calendar app from the creators of ProtonMail. We also have an app that allows you to run ADB shell commands locally without root. 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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27 new Android games from the last week: The best, worst, and everything in between (12/14/20 - 12/20/20)

27 new Android games from the last week: The best, worst, and everything in between (12/14/20 - 12/20/20)

Welcome to the roundup of the 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 the sequel to Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, a 3D remaster of a competent rhythm game, and a mediocre MOBA with a Marvel skin. So without further ado, here are the new and notable Android games released during the week of December 14th, 2020.

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24 new Android games from the last week: The best, worst, and everything in between (12/07/20 - 12/13/20)

24 new Android games from the last week: The best, worst, and everything in between (12/07/20 - 12/13/20)

Welcome to the roundup of the 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 the newest release in the Drawn to Life action-adventure series, a gorgeous adventure game themed around Orwell's Animal Farm novella, and an enjoyable survival game published by Humble Bundle. So without further ado, here are the new and notable Android games released during the week of December 7th, 2020.

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16 new and notable Android apps from the last week including Look to Speak, Synology Photos, and Samsung GameDriver (12/5/20 - 12/12/20)

16 new and notable Android apps from the last week including Look to Speak, Synology Photos, and Samsung GameDriver (12/5/20 - 12/12/20)

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 an awesome app from Google Creative Lab that allows people to use their eyes to highlight text. I also have a few Synology apps for managing the company's NAS systems as well as a couple of Samsung video drivers for the GPUs in the S20/N20 models. So without further ado, here are all of the new and notable Android apps released on the Play Store in the last week.

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How to troubleshoot and fix Nest Thermostat and Camera issues

How to troubleshoot and fix Nest Thermostat and Camera issues

Smart home gadgets are incredibly useful, but they can also be a nightmare to fix when and if things don't work as expected. While I'm sure Google would prefer if all its Nest hardware simply worked right all the time, that's not something you can always depend on. To help with the troubleshooting process, Google is rolling out a pair of new tools for its Nest Thermostat and Nest Cameras that promise to help make the usually frustrating process a little bit easier.

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