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13 new and notable Android apps from the last week including Krita, Action Blocks, and CatchUp (5/23/20 - 5/30/20)

13 new and notable Android apps from the last week including Krita, Action Blocks, and CatchUp (5/23/20 - 5/30/20)

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 the arrival of the painting and drawing app Krita, an accessibility app from Google, and a dialer app from Facebook. 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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16 new and notable Android apps and live wallpapers from the last two weeks including Microsoft Family Safety, Wavelet, and OnePlus Game Space (5/9/20 - 5/23/20)

16 new and notable Android apps and live wallpapers from the last two weeks including Microsoft Family Safety, Wavelet, and OnePlus Game Space (5/9/20 - 5/23/20)

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 I have a family safety app from Microsoft, an excellent EQ app that supports a wide selection of headphones, and a gaming app from OnePlus that can optimize your device for a better gaming experience. So without further ado, here are all of the new and notable Android apps and live wallpapers released in the last two weeks.

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Google tests expanding Play Store filters to include star ratings, Editors' Choice, and 'new' apps

Google tests expanding Play Store filters to include star ratings, Editors' Choice, and 'new' apps

Google is currently testing an expansion of its existing Play Store filters to help find better-rated apps. First spotted by 9to5Google, the change brings a handful of new filtering options that will appear when searching, including a pair of star rating limits and an Editors' Choice-only flag that can help separate the app wheat from the chaff.

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13 new and notable Android apps and live wallpapers from the last two weeks including Bing Wallpapers, Surface Audio, and COVIDSafe (4/25/20 - 5/9/20)

13 new and notable Android apps and live wallpapers from the last two weeks including Bing Wallpapers, Surface Audio, and COVIDSafe (4/25/20 - 5/9/20)

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 I have an awesome wallpaper app from Microsoft as well as a companion app for the company's Surface Earbuds, not to mention a COVID tracker from the Australian Department of Health. So without further ado, here are all of the new and notable Android apps released in the last two weeks.

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Adobe announces Photoshop Camera with 'AI-powered' filters (Update: Up for pre-registration)

Adobe announces Photoshop Camera with 'AI-powered' filters (Update: Up for pre-registration)

Adobe has announced a new app in Photoshop Camera. As its name implies, Camera leverages Adobe's image processing chops to apply effects to photos in real time, ostensibly circumventing the need to use the company's other software to add them after the fact.

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Yahoo has a new Bing-based search service, and it says it's like super duper private, guys

Yahoo has a new Bing-based search service, and it says it's like super duper private, guys

Yahoo was an internet heavyweight during the early years of the internet—before Google, of course. Today, Yahoo is a shell of its former self as a subsidiary of Verizon with no real search product of its own. It's trying to build one, though. The company's new One Search is available on the web and via an Android app. It's just Bing with some added features, but Yahoo promises it's really secure.

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The new Facebook Viewpoints app will pay you a pittance to take surveys

The new Facebook Viewpoints app will pay you a pittance to take surveys

Facebook has a history of collecting mountains of user data and doing a pretty awful job of keeping it safe. If you, for some reason, are comfortable giving Facebook even more data, there's a new app to help you do it. Facebook Viewpoints is a survey app that awards point for participation. When you get enough points, Facebook will give you a whole five bucks.

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Tor Browser gets first stable release on Android

Tor Browser gets first stable release on Android

Last year, the Tor Project began working on a new browser for Android. Of course, it was possible to connect to Tor on Android with Orbot/Orfox, but the Tor Browser is a fully integrated package. Now, you can try the first stable release (v8.5) of the Tor Browser on Android.

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Waymo app comes to the Play Store, but you probably still can't use it

Waymo app comes to the Play Store, but you probably still can't use it

Waymo grew out of the self-driving car project at Google X, but it's now a separate company under the Alphabet umbrella. Waymo's service still isn't available to everyone, but it's in semi-open trials in the Phoenix area. Now, those testers can get the Waymo app from the Play Store.

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Xiaomi's Mint Launcher comes to the Play Store, but it's not available on any phones yet [APK Download]

Xiaomi's Mint Launcher comes to the Play Store, but it's not available on any phones yet [APK Download]

Xiaomi has its own distinct style that can be a big adjustment for anyone used to a different version of Android. The company has moved closer to the Android mainstream as its international business has grown, launching phones like the Poco F1. That device sported a new launcher, and it looks like Xiaomi has decided to make it into a full-fledged app on the Play Store. The new Mint Launcher listing is up, but it won't install on any phones yet. Don't worry—we've got an APK for you.

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