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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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Everything we know about the Galaxy S21: Specs, design, pricing, and an early release date

Everything we know about the Galaxy S21: Specs, design, pricing, and an early release date

The Galaxy S series has been around for over a decade, and in that time it's become one of the best-selling smartphone lines in Android history. Widely seen as the iPhone's fiercest rival, the hype surrounding each new version's release is immeasurable. That popularity always leads to plenty of leaks in the months leading up to release, and Samsung's next offering is no different. The next Galaxy is still a little way out, but thanks to our own Max Weinbach and others, we already know practically everything about the S21.

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15 holiday-themed apps, games, live wallpapers, and watch faces for Christmas 2020

15 holiday-themed apps, games, live wallpapers, and watch faces for Christmas 2020

Thanks to the limited filters on the Play Store, it can be challenging to find quality Christmas-themed apps, and since Christmas is right around the corner, I figured I'd go ahead and collect a few of the better apps, games, live wallpapers, and watch faces currently available on the Google Play Store. I have 15 listings in total with have been hand-picked by yours truly. So if you are looking for some fantastic Android-specific apps that sport a Christmas theme, you've clicked on the correct roundup.

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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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Now that Hangouts is dead, here are 5 apps to replace its dialer

Now that Hangouts is dead, here are 5 apps to replace its dialer

It's no secret Google is pulling the plug on Hangouts, and even though its death has been chaotic, the service has been replaced by other ones to chat and place video calls. Unfortunately, few people know Hangouts also offered a dialer app, which allowed users to place calls for free in North America, as well anywhere in the world for relatively cheap fees. The software is also being phased out, and doesn't really come with an actual replacement. Sure, most people in US would have already switched to Google Voice for this purpose, but what about the ones in other countries?

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19 new Android games from the last week: The best, worst, and everything in between (11/30/20 - 12/06/20)

19 new Android games from the last week: The best, worst, and everything in between (11/30/20 - 12/06/20)

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 arrival of Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night, though it's a shoddy port. I also have the arrival of Football Manager 2021 Touch as well as the official launch of Donut County on Android.

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14 new and notable Android apps and live wallpapers from the last two weeks including FamiSafe, Google Assistant - Interpreter Mode, and The Mandalorian AR Experience (11/21/20 - 12/05/20)

14 new and notable Android apps and live wallpapers from the last two weeks including FamiSafe, Google Assistant - Interpreter Mode, and The Mandalorian AR Experience (11/21/20 - 12/05/20)

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 FamiSafe, an excellent company that offers a comprehensive parental control application with a suite of robust features. Of course, we also have a few more titles to share with everyone today, such as Google Assistant's new interpreter mode, an AR experience for The Mandalorian, and a note app that can save your text on your homescreen. 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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13 new Android games from the last week: The best, worst, and everything in between (11/23/20 - 11/29/20)

13 new Android games from the last week: The best, worst, and everything in between (11/23/20 - 11/29/20)

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 game releases from the last week. 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 arrival of Football Manager 2021 Mobile, a delightful board game from Plug in Digital, and a unique and simplified brick break where you're only tasked with breaking walls.

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