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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It's no secret Google is pulling the plug on Hangouts, and even though its death has been chaotic, the service has been replaced by other ones to chat and place video calls.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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15 new Android games from the last week: The best, worst, and everything in between (11/16/20 - 11/22/20)

15 new Android games from the last week: The best, worst, and everything in between (11/16/20 - 11/22/20)

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 releases, you're covered. This week I have a new Bridge Constructor game from Headup, an intriguing idle game that also offers survival-based strategic gameplay, and a third-person exploration game where you'll fill the role of a fox and a human in an intertwined story that all comes together in the end.

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19 new and notable Android apps and live wallpapers from the last two weeks including Apple TV, Device Lock Controller, and Stream TV Mobile (11/7/20 - 11/21/20)

19 new and notable Android apps and live wallpapers from the last two weeks including Apple TV, Device Lock Controller, and Stream TV Mobile (11/7/20 - 11/21/20)

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 week or so. Today I have the arrival of the Apple TV streaming app, but only for Sony TVs. I also have a new device locking app from Google to help carriers lock out their insolvent customers, as well as a new TV streaming app from Verizon. So without further ado, here are all of the new and notable Android apps and live wallpapers released on the Play Store in the last two weeks.

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The best Google Play Store alternatives for buying music, books, movies, and TV shows

The best Google Play Store alternatives for buying music, books, movies, and TV shows

When Google discontinued Play Music, it also decided to pull the plug for the Play Store music section. That means you can no longer purchase songs from Google. A YouTube Music or Premium subscription is the only option going forward if you want to access songs through the company. That's a bummer because the Play Store is no longer a one-stop solution for all of your media needs, and there aren't a whole lot of full-fledged alternatives. But if you're looking to decouple parts of your digital life from Google, there are a few things you can do.

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12 new Android games from the last week: The best, worst, and everything in between (11/9/20 - 11/15/20)

12 new Android games from the last week: The best, worst, and everything in between (11/9/20 - 11/15/20)

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 releases, you're covered. This week I have a gorgeous action-puzzler that offers Metroidvania-like gameplay, an enjoyable chat-style interactive storytelling game, and a unique solitaire card game from the creator of Miracle Merchant. So without further ado, here are the new and notable Android games released during the week of November 9th, 2020.

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26 new Android games from the last week: The best, worst, and everything in between (11/2/20 - 11/8/20)

26 new Android games from the last week: The best, worst, and everything in between (11/2/20 - 11/8/20)

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 releases, you're covered. This week I have the first chapter in the latest Space Marshals shooter, the second game in Amanita Designs' Samorost adventure series, and an attractive arcade game where you control a sine wave.

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10 new and notable Android apps and live wallpapers from the last week including Task Air, Notice: RSS Feed Notifications, and Cisco Webex Teams for Intune (10/31/20 - 11/7/20)

10 new and notable Android apps and live wallpapers from the last week including Task Air, Notice: RSS Feed Notifications, and Cisco Webex Teams for Intune (10/31/20 - 11/7/20)

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 week or so. Today I have a minimal to-do app that offers a slick theme, an RSS reader with intuitive notifications, and a business communication app from Cisco. 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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