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21 temporarily free and 37 on-sale apps and games for Wednesday

21 temporarily free and 37 on-sale apps and games for Wednesday

Welcome to Wednesday, everyone. Despite the fact it's the middle of the week, we have some solid sales today, including a few standouts. First up is Florence, an emotionally charged interactive storybook that's well-reviewed. Next up is Teslagrad, a gorgeous 2D puzzle platformer that's easily worth the current sale price. Last but not least is Gorogoa, a trippy puzzler that's a joy to explore. As always, I've highlighted all of the interesting titles in bold green text in order to make discovery easier. So without further ado, here are 21 temporarily free and 37 on-sale apps and games for the middle of the week.

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36 temporarily free and 39 on-sale apps and games for Monday

36 temporarily free and 39 on-sale apps and games for Monday

Welcome to Monday, everyone. We have a hefty list thanks to a busy weekend of sales, and so I also have a few standouts worth pointing out. First up is Cubasis 3, the mobile version of the popular digital audio workstation. Next up is Muse Dash, an enjoyable casual rhythm game. Last but not least is Million Onion Hotel, a quirky action-puzzler well worth the current asking price. As always, I've highlighted all of the interesting titles in bold green text in order to make discovery easier. So without further ado, here are 36 temporarily free and 39 on-sale apps and games for the beginning of the week.

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12 new (and 1 WTF) Android games from the last week: The best, worst, and everything in between (4/26/21 - 5/2/21)

12 new (and 1 WTF) Android games from the last week: The best, worst, and everything in between (4/26/21 - 5/2/21)

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'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 an adorable passive sim, a unique Frogger-like puzzler, and an amusing WTF title where a cat pushes objects off furniture. So without further ado, here are the new and notable Android games released during the last week.

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35 of the best Android apps released in the last year

35 of the best Android apps released in the last year

The Play Store doesn't always make it easy to discover new and exciting apps for your Android device, and so I've taken the time to collect the best apps released on the Play Store in the last year, newly updated for 2021 with eight new listings. This way, everyone can see what they might have been missing out on. Today's list is comprised of 35 interesting, unique, or just flat-out useful titles that are definitely worth checking out. So if you're on the hunt for new and exciting apps to load up on your favorite Android devices, this roundup has you covered.

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17 temporarily free and 40 on-sale apps and games for Friday

17 temporarily free and 40 on-sale apps and games for Friday

Welcome to Friday, everyone. I have a packed list of sales today, and of course, I have a few standouts. First up is Star Wars: KOTOR II, and this looks to be the first time this fantastic RPG has gone on sale since its release in December 2020. Next, I have Chrono Trigger, one of the best JRPGs ever made. Last but not least is Pascal's Wager, an enjoyable Souls-like with art to match. As always, I've highlighted all of the interesting titles in bold green text in order to make discovery easier. So without further ado, here are 17 temporarily free and 40 on-sale apps and games for the end of the week.

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9 temporarily free and 37 on-sale apps and games for Wednesday

9 temporarily free and 37 on-sale apps and games for Wednesday

Welcome to Wednesday, everyone. The middle of the week tends to be slow when it comes to sales, but we still have a few standouts today. First up is aCalendar+, one of the best third-party calendar apps on the Play Store. Next up is Cultist Simulator, a card-based rouguelite that's easily one of the more interesting CCGs on the platform. Last but not least is Rusty Lake Hotel, a mysterious point-and-click adventure game that's totally free today. As always, I've highlighted all of the interesting titles in bold green text in order to make discovery easier. So without further ado, here are 9 temporarily free and 37 on-sale apps and games for the middle of the week.

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18 temporarily free and 41 on-sale apps and games for Monday

18 temporarily free and 41 on-sale apps and games for Monday

Welcome to Monday, everyone. It was a busy weekend, and so there are many quality sales available today, which means I have a couple of standouts to share. First up is The Last Remnant Remastered, a Square Enix port of the PC RPG. Next up is Baldur's Gate II, a quality CRPG that basically defined the genre. Last but not least is Kingdom Rush Frontiers, an enjoyable tower defense game. As always, I've highlighted all of the interesting titles in bold green text in order to make discovery easier. So without further ado, here are 18 temporarily free and 41 on-sale apps and games for the beginning of the week.

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16 new (and 1 WTF) Android games from the last week: The best, worst, and everything in between (4/19/21 - 4/25/21)

16 new (and 1 WTF) Android games from the last week: The best, worst, and everything in between (4/19/21 - 4/25/21)

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'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 sci-fi tactical game that can give X-COM a run for its money, a worthwhile visual novel from Kemco, and a really unique WTF title that everyone should check out. So without further ado, here are the new and notable Android games released during the last week.

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12 new and notable Android apps and live wallpapers from the last three weeks including Weatherback Wallpaper, Microsoft Edge Canary, and Sketch 360 (4/3/21 - 4/24/21)

12 new and notable Android apps and live wallpapers from the last three weeks including Weatherback Wallpaper, Microsoft Edge Canary, and Sketch 360 (4/3/21 - 4/24/21)

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 three weeks or so. Today's roundup is sponsored by Weatherback Wallpaper, a unique wallpaper app that can display real-time weather effects on your homescreen and lockscreen. This week I have the canary release for Microsoft Edge, a new garage project from Microsoft for sketching 360° designs, and a new note app that's accessible from any screen. So without further ado, here are all of the new and notable Android apps released on the Play Store in the last three weeks.

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The Play Store now has a new tool to make app installs feel faster on Android

The Play Store now has a new tool to make app installs feel faster on Android

Apps seem like they're always getting larger in size, putting a strain on your phone's resources and your data plan. Google has tried to combat this with App Bundles, a system that lets developers build multiple versions of their apps for different device configurations — the Play Store then downloads the appropriate APK to the user's phone. Now Google wants to take things one step further with "App install optimization," which will study what part of an app is used when it's initially opened, and use that data to improve the update and app-launch process.

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