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Google's community mobility reports show how the coronavirus has changed society (Updated)

Google's apps and services are among the most-used in the world, so it's no wonder that people turn to the company when they want to find out more about the coronavirus pandemic. In order to suppress misinformation and help its users find trustworthy sources, Google took a lot of measures, including a COVID-19 website created in cooperation with the WHO and the CDC and many editorialized search results in all products. While it's pretty easy to spot all of this information yourself while you're using Google apps, we'd still like to give you a broad overview of some of the measures.

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29 temporarily free and 46 on-sale apps and games for Friday

Welcome to Friday, everyone. It would appear that the mass of sales brought on by the coronavirus is finally starting to taper off, though I still have more than a few quality titles to share today. Most notably, Lego Star Wars: The Complete Saga is a worthy pickup. On top of that, the games Titan Quest and This Is the Police are also on sale, two awesome ports that shouldn't be missed. As always, I've highlighted all of the interesting titles in bold to make discovery easier. So without further ado, here are 29 temporarily free and 46 on-sale apps and games for the middle of the week

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26 temporarily free and 36 on-sale apps and games for Wednesday

Welcome to Wednesday, everyone. The week started off pretty strong, though it would appear things are calming down a bit, and so the sales list is starting to get back to its regular size. Luckily this doesn't mean I don't have a few quality sales to share today, with the sale for Stardew Valley being the obvious standout. I'm also happy to see that the music rhythm game Cytus II is currently free and that the point and click adventure game 60 Parsecs is on sale. As always, I've highlighted all of the interesting apps and games in bold to make discovery easier.

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7 cheap and easy ways to watch live TV on Android, Chromecast, Fire TV, and more

As the coronavirus quarantine drives entire nations of people to seek refuge indoors, you may have recently found yourself with a lot of free time and little to do. While there's no shortage of on-demand streaming services to keep you entertained, what if you're looking for something a little more ... present? To help pass the countless minutes of solitude, we've assembled a list of affordable ways you can tune in to live TV. Most of these options are compatible with a wide range of devices, including Android phones, Chromecast, Fire TV, Roku, Apple TV, and more, unless otherwise noted.

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Spotify Kids launches in the US, Canada, France — now available in 12 countries (Updated)

To give parents peace of mind while their children are listening to music, Spotify is introducing a separate app for younger users. Only hand-picked, kid-friendly audio content will be available through the new app, whose bright and colorful UI with oversized buttons will make it easier for little ones to explore.

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38 temporarily free and 90 on-sale apps and games for Monday

Welcome to Monday, everyone. It had looked like things were finally calming down last week, and then I was greeted with a wall of Android app sales this morning. Most notably, the open-world RPG Cat Quest is currently available free of charge, so make sure to snatch this title before the giveaway ends in 4 days. I would also be remiss if I didn't mention the sales for FBReader Premium (a quality eBook reader) and Thimbleweed Park (a fantastic point and click adventure game), but of course, there are plenty more sales worth checking out in today's list. This is why I've highlighted all of the interesting titles in bold, to make discovery easier.

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Alex Jones's Infowars app has been kicked out of the Play Store for spreading coronavirus misinformation

The Infowars app has been removed from the Play Store. Originally booted from the iOS App Store back in 2018, the Android version had remained available through Google's app venue until today. It was removed to combat the spread of harmful misinformation included in the app which pertained to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic (popularized as "coronavirus"), which is against Google's developer policies.

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Coronavirus has upended the Play Store top app charts — here are the winners and losers

The coronavirus pandemic has changed the world in many ways, including how we work, study, or even communicate. This is even visible when you look at the apps people download on their phones, as some have become indispensable these days. We've analyzed top app charts from last month and compared them to today's to see how they've evolved, and some of the results are interesting.

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28 temporarily free and 57 on-sale apps and games for Friday

Welcome to Friday, everyone. The past two weeks have seen a crazy amount of sales, and today things appear to be finally coming down, and yet I still have some awesome sales to share today. Most notably, the gorgeous puzzle adventure game Monument Valley 2 is being given away for free for the next seven days. I would also be remiss if I didn't mention the sales for the games Carcassonne and Little Inferno. As always, I've highlighted all of the interesting titles in bold to make discovery easier. So without further ado, here are 28 temporarily free and 57 on-sale apps and games for the end of the week.

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