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11 new and notable Android apps and live wallpapers from the last week including Rootless Launcher, POCO Launcher, and Nova Video Player (8/25/18 - 9/1/18)

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 week or so. This week I have the official Play Store listing of Rootless Launcher as well as the POCO Launcher from Xiaomi, which can even run on non-Xiaomi devices. You can also expect to find Nova, a fresh new video player that is both open-source and completely free to use. So without further ado, here are the most notable Android apps and live wallpapers released in the last week.

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August 2018 Android platform distribution numbers are out: Oreo up another 2.5%, no sign of Pie (yet)

August isn't even properly over, but already Google has pushed the month's platform distribution numbers, detailing the precise statistics of Android versions used across devices. Last month's statistics were of particular interest after the two-month gap, resulting in some inflated numbers, but this month things are back to normal. As always, newer versions of Android are up, and older versions are (mostly) down. Interestingly, Pie has yet to rear its head, despite launching earlier this month.

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Tempow's multi-speaker Bluetooth tech on the Keecker Android robot teases big connected-home ambitions

Last year at IFA we took a look at the then-new Moto X4, checking out (among other features) its Wireless Sound System from Tempow, allowing it to sync audio across multiple Bluetooth speakers or headphones at the same time. This week we got to learn about the next evolution of Tempow's system, TAP Smart, shown off with the help of the Android-powered Keecker home robot.

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Motorola introduces two Android One devices: Motorola One and One Power

After buying Motorola, Lenovo doesn't seem to know where it wants to go and how it wants to brand things. Currently, it still releases devices under its own Lenovo brand, it has also made countless variants of every Moto E, G, C, M, Z, and X (but Y?), and now it's back to using the full "Motorola" name for its new line-up of Android One devices: the Motorola One and One Power.

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Sony Xperia XZ3 is an incremental improvement over the XZ2, shipping in September with Android 9 Pie

Like clockwork, Sony introduces a new flagship twice a year. No sooner is one phone announced than we start hearing rumors of its successor, and the cycle never ends. At its IFA conference today, Sony introduced the XZ3 and, just like expected, it looks quite similar to the XZ2 series.

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The Humble 'Digital Tabletop' Bundle includes 3 awesome board games that can run on Android

Okay, so Humble Bundle's new Digital Tabletop bundle isn't a mobile bundle, but it does happen to include Asmodee Digital's Android versions of Ticket to Ride, Mysterium: A Psychic Clue Game, and Talisman. The first two are both part of the base bundle, so you can snag them for as little as a dollar, but if you want to purchase Talisman, you will have to pay more than the average. The deal will run for twelve more days.

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YouTube's experimental Explore tab begins testing on Android

Back in July, YouTube began testing a new Explore tab on the home page of its iOS app. Not many people saw it — only about one percent of users on that platform. Apparently feedback has been positive, though, because YouTube has announced that the test is now expanding to more platforms, including Android.

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Google plans to fight Oracle's copyright lawsuit against Android in the Supreme Court

Oracle's copyright suit against Google for using Java APIs in Android has been an ongoing feud since 2010, and the stakes are only about to get higher. The Federal Circuit denied Google's appeal Tuesday of a March decision that found Google's use of Oracle's Java APIs was not fair use. Now, Google has stated it will take the case to the Supreme Court.

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Android Messages for Web gets its own Material UI overhaul too

Android Messages has been teasing us lately with a new Material UI overhaul and a dark mode: it rolled out, was removed, then rolled back again with the latest update to the app. Now the web interface is following suit by donning its own sexy look with an even sexier updated dark theme to boot.   

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Alcatel 1, the $80 Android Go phone, now available on Amazon

 

If you need a cheap phone, and we're talking really cheap, then I'm sure that you've probably heard about Android Go and the accompanying ultra-budget phones. The Alcatel 1 just went up for sale on Amazon for a measly $79.99, but that low, low price comes at a cost (heh).

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