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33 temporarily free and 47 on-sale apps and games to kick off MWC

Well, it's finally here. MWC is upon us, and so things are about to get crazy. While some of the AP staff are partying it up over in Barcelona, I'm here to bring you the final round of app sales for the week (I know, you can thank me later). So enjoy what's on offer today, have fun with the all of the new announcements over the next few days, and I'll see you all on Monday.

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59 temporarily free and 111 on-sale apps and games for Wednesday

We're coming up on MWC, but things are getting started a bit early today with Xiaomi's and Samsung's announcements. Before we get into the Galaxy S10 mess, here's a massive list of app sales for you to peruse. Yes, I missed Monday since I was taking some time off before the crazy this weekend, so our roundup today is making up for it. Have fun.

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Slack app gets Google Smart Lock support in latest beta

If memory serves, being forced to sign into Slack for all eternity is one of the circles of Hell in Dante's Inferno. Even if that's a completely fabricated statement (which it is), it drives home the point of how annoying Slack sign-ins can be. Now, it's slightly less terrible on Android thanks to Smart Lock support.

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Samsung Internet Beta v9.2 gets OneUI design, Smart Anti-Tracking, and more

Samsung is rolling out a new update to its Android browser today, and it's a big one. The latest Samsung Internet Beta (v9.2) is the first to adopt the company's OneUI design, which is hitting phones in the Pie update. That means you'll see various visual tweaks throughout the browser, but that's not all. Samsung also promises AI-powered privacy features.

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17 best new Android games released this week including Rebel Inc, RWBY Deckbuilding Game, and Linn: Path of Orchards

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. This week I have the spiritual successor to the popular strategy game Plague Inc, an RWBY-themed card game from Rooster Teeth, and a gorgeous 2D puzzler published by Crescent Moon. So without further ado, here are the most notable games released this week.

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17 new and notable Android apps and live wallpapers from the last two weeks including Playground: Childish Gambino, MyScript Calculator 2, and Pokémon TCG Card Dex (2/2/19 - 2/16/19)

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 I have a new Playground app that stars Childish Gambino, a calculator app that can read your handwriting, and a Pokémon TCG Card Dex app that's perfect for cataloging all of your cards. So without further ado, here are the most notable Android apps released in the last two weeks.

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Google plans to let preloaded apps update via Google Play even if you don't log in

The odds are good that you sign into a Google account as soon as you turn on a new phone. What if you don't, though? Well, none of the Google apps on your phone will work, and that includes the Play Store. Thus, pre-installed apps are cut off from updates. Google is looking to change that soon.

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36 temporarily free and 47 on-sale apps and games to finish the week

The week before the MWC madness is coming to a close. We have a larger list for today, so hopefully you find something that interests you. As for Monday, I'm not sure if there will be a roundup for that day; I'm taking the next few days off, so we'll just have to see. Otherwise, enjoy your three-day weekend!

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29 temporarily free and 35 on-sale apps and games for Wednesday

It's time for another round of app sales. Today's is smaller and less exciting than Monday's, but feel free to take a look at we have today. Enjoy.

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[Update: Google lets app stand] Google and Apple under fire for hosting Saudi app for tracking women

Technology is supposed to make life easier, but that's not always the case. For women living in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, smartphones have made it harder to escape from abusive families and a social system that restricts their choices. Now, activists including Human Rights Watch are calling on Google and Apple to pull an app published by the Saudi government that helps men keep track of women and prevent them from leaving the country.

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