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You don't need a controller to play these Xbox Game Pass titles from your phone

You don't need a controller to play these Xbox Game Pass titles from your phone

Microsoft is betting big on Game Pass as the next-gen console war heats up, and on the mobile streaming front, it's winning. Streaming games to Android via Xbox Game Pass Ultimate has proven a popular (and free!) addition to the subscription service. But having a big library of games to play on the go doesn't help if you don't have a controller handy.

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If you've ever wanted to automate your spreadsheets, there's now an app for that

If you've ever wanted to automate your spreadsheets, there's now an app for that

Tasker is an incredible service that allows you to automate almost anything you could think of on your phone. The app only recently gained support for Google's new sleep tracking tools and learned to read JSON data and web pages this year, and now, Tasker can also automate Google Sheets with its latest plugin: AutoSheets.

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Google wants to put your photos in a wild personal virtual reality gallery

Google wants to put your photos in a wild personal virtual reality gallery

Google is one of the few companies of its size willing to commit to trying out new ideas on a large scale. While these projects are often killed off without restraint, it's still fun to see what new software is released from its labs each year. In its latest experiment, Google is launching some new WebXR apps for Chrome, designed to combine AR and VR to add new context to the world around you. From scannable social distancing to a virtual gallery of your memories, these new "XR experiences" are pretty wild.

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Samsung's beastly new budget phone has a battery twice the size of an iPhone 12 Pro's

Samsung's beastly new budget phone has a battery twice the size of an iPhone 12 Pro's

High-refresh-rate displays are all the rage now, and even budget phones have started to get a taste of them. Now Samsung's new Galaxy F12 manages to introduce a 90Hz panel on a phone that doesn't cost more than the company's latest pair of truly wireless earbuds.

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Win one of 10 Deplike Premium guitar effects app codes (Update: Winners )

Win one of 10 Deplike Premium guitar effects app codes (Update: Winners )

You've already read all about how Deplike gives you the power to carry an entire rig worth of powerful guitar amps and pedals in your pocket. This week, you have a chance to win complete, unbridled access to the app and its features. You read that right: Our friends at Deplike are giving away 10 codes to unlock all premium amps and effects within the app for life.

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Switch from a banana to a Pixel phone

Switch from a banana to a Pixel phone

Hey Google, you doin' okay? A couple of weeks ago you posted a very weird video, describing the basic Pixel phone migration process with a weird collection of meditation images and ASMR-style narration. Now you're back with this combination phone migration-intro to karate video. It feels like someone on the Pixel team really, really wants to go viral.

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11 new Android games from the last week: The best, worst, and everything in between (3/29/21 - 4/4/21)

11 new Android games from the last week: The best, worst, and everything in between (3/29/21 - 4/4/21)

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. Today's list is broken up into several segments, ranging from best, average, to mediocre. So whether you're looking for the best games of quality or are simply looking for the latest free-to-play gacha titles, you're covered. This week I have an dual-tone platformer, a slickly animated action game, and cryptic puzzler. So without further ado, here are the new and notable Android games released during the last week.

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25 of the best co-op games on Android in 2021

25 of the best co-op games on Android in 2021

Mobile games don't get the attention of console and PC games, and so it can be hard to find what you're looking for since so few mobile games have been organized in any meaningful way. This is where I come in, I have put together a roundup of the best co-op games available on the Play Store, and this is a running list, now updated for 2021. So if you've been on the hunt for some awesome co-op title to play with your friends or significant other, then today's roundup is for you.

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12 new and notable Android apps from the last two weeks including Glug, Stack, and Balance (3/20/21 - 4/3/21)

12 new and notable Android apps from the last two weeks including Glug, Stack, and Balance (3/20/21 - 4/3/21)

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 two weeks or so. Today's roundup is sponsored by Glug, a fantastic solution for ensuring that you stay hydrated. This week I have a new document scanner from Google, the arrival of a popular meditation app, and a fresh news app from Opera. So without further ado, here are all of the new and notable Android apps released on the Play Store in the last two weeks.

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Square Enix's Outriders has landed on Stadia the same day as consoles and PC

Square Enix's Outriders has landed on Stadia the same day as consoles and PC

Since Google announced that Stadia's first-party development arm, Stadia Games & Entertainment, would be shutting down, there's been a lot of online prognosticating about the platform's imminent death — but Google seems committed to making good on its pledge to keep bringing on third-party titles. Case in point: Square Enix's upcoming RPG-shooter Outriders has launched today, April 1, day-and-date with other platforms.

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