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34 temporarily free and 49 on-sale apps and games for Wednesday

Another week is half done and that means it's time for another round of app sales. Today's list is quite underwhelming, but that's how it goes sometimes. Hopefully Friday's roundup will be better.

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112 temporarily free and 37 on-sale apps and games to start the week

Welcome to another week. I hope that you're not too hungover from St. Patrick's Day, but if you are, I wish you a speedy recovery on this Monday morning. Today's list of app sales is inflated thanks to Motion Wallpapers putting its entire library up for free, but there are couple of goodies here (which you will find in bold).

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Snapseed passes 100 million installs on the Play Store

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Stupid apps on the Play Store promise to magically update your phone to a new Android version

A new Android developer preview program is always an exciting moment here at Android Police. We love to dig into everything new and provide you with an early look at unreleased features. Better yet, you don't need to worry about installing unstable beta software on your device. However, we know you. Of course, you want to get your hands on the fresh release ASAP. Some bad actors on the Play Store know this as well. Searching for "update to Android" reveals a load of apps which promise that, but won't do that.

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New Play Store app icon rules include rounded square mandate, no more transparent backgrounds

As time has passed, we've seen Google slowly become more serious about a cohesive design language when it comes to Android, Chrome OS, and the Play Store. Taking one more step along that road, the company put out new app icon guidelines for app developers. This is meant to ensure uniformity in the Play Store and it will hopefully make it easier for you the user to have adaptive icons in your app drawer.

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33 temporarily free and 53 on-sale apps and games, including Evoland 2 and Planescape: Torment

Welcome, all, to the end of another week. While we continue to dig through all of the good stuff in the Android Q Beta, I thought that you all might appreciate some app sales to pass the time. Today's list has a couple notable items, including Evoland 2 for $0.99 and the fantastic Planescape: Torment. But I won't keep you any longer — have at it and enjoy your weekend.

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Rogue adware SimBad found in the Play Store, over 200 affected apps with 150+ million downloads removed

Another day, another security problem. This time, we have what's been dubbed SimBad by the Check Point research team, a rogue adware campaign found to affect over 200 now-removed apps in the Play Store — these apps together accounted for over 150 million downloads. It shows out-of-context ads, exposes users to other malicious apps, and can even open a URL in the browser without the user's consent.

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24 temporarily free and 50 on-sale apps and games for Wednesday

Another Wednesday is here, which means we're due for another round of app sales. Today's list is underwhelming, but it still includes a lot to look through. Be sure to pop by one last time before the weekend for another list.

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37 temporarily free and 59 on-sale apps and games to begin the week

Good day, all. Hope that Daylight Savings hasn't been too rough on you, assuming you live where it's observed. I have a new list of app sales for you today, and it even features some goodies like a few Asmodee games.

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31 temporarily free and 45 on-sale apps and games to start the weekend, including Icewind Dale

Well, another week is over, so here's some app sales to kick off the weekend right. Today's list has some good stuff in it, including Icewind Dale. Enjoy your weekend and I'll see you all on Monday.

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