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AC editors' apps of the week: YouTube Kids, Scholly, SoundHUD and more

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AC editors' apps picks

Our weekly app picks

Appday Sunday is on Saturday this week, because we expect a wee bit 'o news from Barcelona to start up on Sunday the first. They have phones and stuff at Mobile World Congress, ya know! Anyhoo, we're here to share our favorite apps with everyone. Apps we use and love. Apps we want to showcase because we think they are just that good.

Give these a look and then take a minute to tell us all about the apps you are using and love so we can give them a try. We all find some of our favorites right in the comments on these posts!

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7 hours ago

Spacetime Studios to launch MOBA game Call of Champions for Android

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Spacetime Studios, creators of hit mobile MMORPGs like Arcane Legends and Pocket Legends, have announced their next game titled Call of Champions. It will be a free-to-play MOBA-themed fantasy game and, what's more, it will be released sometime this year.

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1 day ago

Military Masters launches its real-time vehicle combat on Android

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Military Masters is a new battle tactics game for Android devices that centers on tactical vehicular combat. You'll build a collection of land, sea, and air vehicles to help you take on your friends in real-time PVP combat.

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1 day ago

MLB At Bat scores Material Design touches ahead of the 2015 season

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We're inching ever-closer to the start of the 2015 baseball season, and the MLB At Bat app for Android has been updated accordingly with a some Material Design touches and Spanish language support.

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1 day ago

YouTube for Android will let you trim your videos on the go

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The Android YouTube app is being updated to make it easier for creators to edit their videos on the go. The update will give users fine control over where their videos begin and end

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1 day ago

Dead Trigger developer Madfinger announces upcoming zombie shooter Unkilled

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Madfinger, the development team behind the Dead Trigger mobile zombie-themed shooter game series, have announced plans to launch yet another zombie first person shooter. It's called Unkilled and it's due for release in June.

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2 days ago

You can now make your funky song mixes with djay Free for Android

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Algoriddim has released a free version of its popular djay 2 music mixing app for Android, called djay Free. It's now available to download from the Google Play Store along with an update for the $4.99 djay 2 app.

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2 days ago

Motorola Camera app updated with fresh Material icon, bugfixes

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Motorola has updated its camera app with a fresh new icon that matches the Material Design of the rest of the app introduced in a previous update. New icons are pretty neat, but there's also some substance in this update in the form of various bugfixes. If you want the new-look icon, head to the Play Store on your Motorola device and snag the update.

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2 days ago

Final Fantasy: Record Keeper will bring the franchise's heroes together this spring

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Square Enix and DeNA plan to release the free-to-play game Final Fantasy: Record Keeper for Android devices, via the Google Play Store, this spring. The game allows players to create a team using characters from the entire Final Fantasy franchise.

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2 days ago

Google+ mobile web experience refreshed with new design and improved sharing options

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Google has announced an update to Google+ for the web that brings a new design that has a few Material Design influences. The updated design includes a new hamburger-style slide-in drawer, bold styling in the form of a bright red bar at the top and a new composition window that is accessible from the red floating action button at the bottom.

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2 days ago

Popular writing app 'iA Writer' makes the jump from iOS to Android

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Popular iOS and Mac writing app, iA Writer, has made its debut on Android today. Information Architects, the folks behind iA Writer, made the announcement earlier today through a lengthy blog post in which they also described the process of developing for Android.

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3 days ago

The best weather radar apps for American users

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Radar apps for Android

For more than just 'is it raining?'

Most weather apps come with radar, but it can leave something to be desired, especially for those who are a little more dependent on the weather's wicked wiles. For storm chasers, meteorologists, and weather enthusiasts looking for more advanced radar on their Android devices, we've looked through the cream of the crop with KXXV-TV Meteorologist Conley Isom and we've arrived at the best three for your Android. And just our luck, each one suits a particular niche for a particular type of user.

A note on location before we begin: due to the differences in meteorological services between countries and continents, we've limited this article to Level 3 radar apps for the United States. Our apologies to our international readers.

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3 days ago

Google reportedly will reveal Android Pay API at I/O conference in May

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A new report says that Google has plans to reveal a new payments API, Android Pay, as part of their 2015 I/O developer conference in late May. This rumor comes after the company announced it was acquiring some technology from another payment system, Softcard.

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3 days ago

Microsoft's Keyboard for Excel app makes it easier to type numbers on tablets

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Microsoft released an experimental Android app today called Keyboard for Excel in the Google Play Store. As the name suggests, it's been developed to make typing easier for the Android version of Excel easier, but it can work with any app.

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3 days ago

Alternatives to Google Maps on Android

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Android mapping apps

Google Maps is known for its fantastic mapping data and location database, but there are also great alternatives out there.

Google Maps

Just because Google Maps comes pre-loaded on your phone and tablet doesn't mean that it's the only choice for you to use when it comes to mapping. Google has put a lot of time and money into making Maps one of the best navigation apps out there, and has incredibly detailed mapping data and extra features like Street View and satellite imagery. It doesn't, however, have some often-requested features like true offline map downloads and multi-stop navigation. There are several other apps out there that do have these features, though, and many of them are even free. Let's see the alternatives for Google Maps on Android.

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