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25 new Android games from the week of February 24, 2020

Welcome to our 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 I have the official launch of Valve's auto chess title, the Western release of a Dragon Quest gacha game, the soft launch of Electronic Arts' tower defense game Plants vs. Zombies 3, and the arrival of LEGO's free-to-play hero brawler. So without further ado, here are the more notable Android games released during the week of February 24th, 2020.

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15 temporarily free and 25 on-sale apps and games for Friday

Welcome to Friday, everyone. The end of the week is here, and so I have a few app and game sales to share with everyone today. While it would appear today is a slower day for sales, there are a few notable games in the list, such as Old Man's JourneyBack to Bed, and ELOH. As always, I've highlighted the interesting titles in bold to make discovery easier. So without further ado, here are 15 temporarily free and 25 on-sale apps and games for the end of the week.

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17 temporarily free and 27 on-sale apps and games for Wednesday

Welcome to Wednesday, everyone. It's the middle of the week, and so this is a slower time for sales, but that doesn't mean I don't have a few standouts to share today. So if you're looking for a solid puzzler, Mirage: Illusions is completely free today, and if you enjoy spooky adventure games, then Distraint 2 is a solid pickup at more than half-off. As always, I've highlighted the interesting titles in bold to make discovery easier. So without further ado, here are 17 temporarily free and 27 on-sale apps and games for the middle of the week.

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Samsung Members gains dark mode

Samsung has been updating its first-party apps with dark mode support ever since it released the feature in One UI a little over a year ago. In the last month or so, the company has quickly been updating the few apps left without one. The latest app to join the list is Samsung members, a one-stop-shop for deals on Galaxy products and accessories, news about software updates, support for your device, and joining beta programs when available.

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51 temporarily free and 73 on-sale apps and games for Monday

Welcome to Monday, everyone. While it's always tough to face the beginning of the week, I'm glad to report that there are a plethora of sales on offer today, and CalenGoo is easily a standout, along with The House of Da Vinci, Gunslugs 2, and Siege of Dragonspear. Plus, all of 3 Minute Games' Lifeline titles are on sale today. As always, I've highlighted the interesting titles in bold to make discovery easier. So without further ado, here are 51 temporarily free and 73 on-sale apps and games for the beginning of the week.

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LinkedIn reaches 500 million installs on the Play Store

LinkedIn is a popular tool for those looking for their next job, allowing them to build a professional profile with everything a potential employer would need to know. As well as creating your profile, LinkedIn helps forge connections with other professionals, as well as companies themselves, making it one of the best tools available when looking for work. This popularity, along with an actively developed Android app, lead it to a new milestone: 500 million installs on the Play Store.

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17 new Android games from the week of February 17, 2020: Summer Catchers, The House of Da Vinci 2, and Pachoink!

Welcome to the roundup of the newest Android games that went live in the Play Store or were spotted by us in the previous week or so. Today I have a gorgeous 2D auto-runner from Noodlecake Studios, the long-awaited sequel to the escape room game The House of Da Vinci, and an enjoyable arcade game that mixes Pachinko with a brick breaker. So without further ado, here are the more notable Android games released during the week of February 17th, 2020.

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18 new and notable Android apps from the last two weeks including Firefox Private Network VPN, Socratic by Google, and PotatoNotes (2/08/20 - 2/22/20)

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 a new VPN from Firefox, Google's release of the homework-helper Socratic, and an early-access note app that offers a design similar to Keep. So without further ado, here are the more notable Android apps released in the last two weeks.

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28 temporarily free and 43 on-sale apps and games for Friday

Welcome to Friday, everyone. It's the end of the week, and so it's time again to pore through the latest app and game sales currently available on the Google Play Store. Not only are there a plethora of interactive Dr. Seuss books on sale today, the Twitter client Fenix 2 is on sale for half off, and Wahler Digital's fantastic puzzlers from the SiNKR series are also available today for half off. As always, I've highlighted the more interesting titles in bold to make discovery easier. So without further ado, here are 28 temporarily free and 43 on-sale apps and games for the end of the week.

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Scoped Storage in Android 11 will have exemptions for older APIs and 'core' apps like file managers

Google tried to implement Scoped Storage in Android 10, but developer backlash forced it to pull back. With Android 11, Scoped Storage is happening for real. Thankfully, Google has taken the criticisms to heart. Scoped Storage will have a few exceptions, one of which will allow apps with important storage-dependent functions to continue working.

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