Welcome to the 345th version of Android Apps Weekly. Listed below are the large headlines from the final week:
- There have been numerous questions on Incognito Mode in browsers currently. We determined to do a deep dive and discover out what it’s actually all about. You may read our analysis of it here and see if Incognito Mode truly protects you from something different than simply different individuals along with your cellphone.
- Three years in the past, Google Maps was faraway from Apple Watches in favor of Apple Maps. This week, the world’s hottest navigation app made its triumphant return to the platform. It’s not fairly as highly effective as Apple Maps. Nevertheless, it is among the valuable few actual options to Apple’s navigation app on this house.
- Samsung added a new module to its Good Lock application. The brand new module helps you to create customized reside wallpapers. It’s a fairly fundamental perform. You select a base picture after which add results and movement to attain a desired impact. Nonetheless, it’s a free product for Samsung house owners who use Good Lock. It’s known as Wonderland in case you need to test it out and you may get within the Samsung Galaxy Retailer.
- Google’s new Telephone app was a reasonably large deal when it first got here out some time in the past. This week, Google announced it would make its way to more devices outdoors of simply Pixels. Moreover, its Verified Caller perform is rolling out to customers in just a few international locations, together with US, Brazil, India, Mexico, and Spain. Hit the hyperlink to study extra.
- PUBG Mobile is trying to make a comeback in India after its ban some time again. The cellular sport stop Tencent in an effort to shed its Chinese language app tag and make its method again onto the Play Retailer in that nation. The corporate in cost is PUBG Company and future updates are dealt with by South Korean online game firm Bluehole. The builders hope this will get the sport unbanned in India.
Value: Free to play
Bella Villa is a free to play match-three sport with vogue sport parts. Gamers go from stage to stage fixing the match-three puzzles after which comply with the story line as they progress. The sport boasts 1000’s of phases, a home which you could beautify and construct as you play, an precise story, and a few unlockables as you go. It’s undoubtedly one thing a bit totally different within the match-three house even when its free to play price ticket will get in the way in which generally.
Value: Free / $5.99 per thirty days / $19.99 per yr
SlideScan is an app for digitizing outdated images. The app helps you to scan outdated slides. It then applies some auto photograph modifying magic and you might be free to share or retailer them anyplace you need. It really works pretty nicely. You set the slide in entrance of one thing with a backlight so the digital camera can see what’s on it. The app then scans the picture, applies some auto enhancements, and that’s it. The app labored nicely in our testing, however some individuals had points getting it to concentrate on the slide and, thus, some pictures got here out blurry. The one factor we don’t like is that it is a subscription service for some cause. We suggest paying for a month if you’re able to digitize your slides after which cancel if you’re completed.
Lord of Heroes
Value: Free to play
Lord of Heroes is a brand new cellular RPG and folks appear to actually prefer it up to now. The story is nothing particular, however it’s nicely executed and the cellular RPG parts appear comparatively truthful at no cost to play gamers. Even the Google Play description on this one is fairly cool. It’s a message from the sport director and he talks about eager to make the sport enjoyable and never an impediment in your life. We solely examined it for a bit, however this one has numerous promise for a free to play cellular RPG.
Value: Free / $20
Yuka isn’t the latest app on the block, however it did lately launch within the US. In Europe, it’s a fairly in style well being app with a easy premise. You scan barcodes and the app actually simply tells you if the merchandise is nice or unhealthy for you. It’s a bit broad so there isn’t a ton of context. Nevertheless, if you happen to scan a vegetable, the app says it’s good and if you happen to scan a soda, the app says it’s unhealthy. So it will get the fundamentals proper on the very record. The premium model is somewhat costly for the way easy the app is, however we suppose it’s in all probability fairly costly to maintain a database for all these things.
Value: Free to play
Runelords Enviornment is a turn-based technique sport with some RPG parts. Gamers acquire and stage up heroes, group them in groups of 5, and duke it out in opposition to different gamers. It focuses totally on the PvP facet of issues however there are another issues you are able to do. As an illustration, there may be an idle sport aspect the place you get loot even if you don’t play together with a marketing campaign mode and some different sport modes. It’s fairly first rate, however we thought the English translation was sort of unhealthy and the marketing campaign story is a bit unimaginative. You’re undoubtedly right here for the PvP stuff if you happen to determine to attempt it.
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