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1 month ago

Google's updated calendar app is a gorgeous addition to Android 5.0 Lollipop

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Google Calendar app

It's functional, it looks good, and you're definitely going to want to use this one

There's so much to love in Android 5.0 Lollipop at a system level. And at the same time, we've been downright smitten by the updates Google's individual apps are receiving. It's not just about MaterialYOLO, but rather how everything is finally coming together under a single design language. (That's not to say we don't still have a few issues, but that's another post for another time.)

Today Google is unwrapping the new Calendar app for Android 5.0 Lollipop. And if you're a fan of calendar apps — and who isn't, really? — you're going to want to check this out.

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1 month ago

Table Top Racing now fully compatible with Android TV and Android 5.0 Lollipop

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Combat racing game Table Top Racing has launched full support for Android TV and Android 5.0 Lollipop devices. It's also been updated for the latest Nexus devices, including the Nexus Player.

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1 month ago

Top Android device, accessory, and app deals for November 3

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Anybody shopping for Android apps, accessories, smartphones, or tablets will want to take a skim through these sales we've scrounged up from around the web. Every day, we comb through these sales to make sure they're fresh and accurate, and try to find a few more. Latest additions will be at the top of each list.

As always, if you find any sales out out there that aren't listed, let us know in the comments. Oh, and even though it doesn't look like there's anything directly phone-related, ThinkGeek has an awesome half-off sale on right now.

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1 month ago

Call of Duty Advanced Warfare companion app now available

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With Call of Duty Advanced Warfare just around the corner, Activision has released a companion app for Windows Phone, iOS and Android. This app enables players to remain connected to the world of COD when away from their console. From managing their clan to participating in clan wars, there are numerous features available in the mobile clients to keep players entertained.

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1 month ago

AC editors' apps of the week: Nova Launcher, Untappd, Vortex and more

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Apps of the week

The apps we're using the most this week

It's Sunday. That means it's time for us to share the apps that we find ourselves opening and using the most during the past week. It may be something brand-spanking-new, or it may be an old favorite that got a sweet update. Or it may be an app from days past that we fell in love with all over again. But there will be apps.

Have a look and see which ones we're using, then dive into the comments and tell us which apps you're using. This works better when everyone participates!

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1 month ago

Gmail 5.0 for Android leaked with new design and support for Outlook and Yahoo Mail

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While the Android version of Gmail 5.0, the next major update for Google's email client, has yet to make an official appearance on the Google Play Store, the app has leaked out, showing its support for IMAP and Exchange email accounts that are used by Outlook.com and Yahoo Mail. And of course, a new UI that's based on the Material Design style found in Android 5.0 Lollipop.

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1 month ago

Moto G (2013) finally updates to 4.4.4 with 21MB OTA in the US

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While the original Moto G may not be at the top of everyone's mind, Motorola has still committed to getting it updated, pushing out a 4.4.4 OTA tonight to the U.S. unlocked model. The Moto G was already sitting on 4.4.3 so the update comes in at just 21MB and doesn't include anything shocking other than performance improvements — but getting an update is always a good thing.

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1 month ago

Hack and Cast your way to glory in Battleheart Legacy, now available on Google Play

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Craving some more fantasy action on your Android device? You can now get your fantasy RPG on in "Battleheart Legacy," released today as a follow up to the very popular "Battleheart." For anyone not familiar with the original, Battleheart Legacy features an immersive fantasy world, engaging real-time combat system, and loads of character customization.

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1 month ago

Best Android apps and games of October

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Best Android apps and games of October

Hopefully you guys are gearing up for a fun-filled Halloween, but we wouldn't let October slip by without rounding up the very best Android games and Android apps that have been released in the last 30 days. Both Google and Microsoft had a few really interesting new apps available this month. It was also a fantastic turnout for new games with lots of truly AAA titles be launched.

We're always eager to hear what you guys have installed, so be sure to hit up the comments with your favorite new apps. With that, let's dig into our top ten new Android apps that were released in October.

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1 month ago

The Wolf Among Us tears into Google Play Store

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Following an early launch on Amazon, Telltale's gritty adventure game The Wolf Among Us is now available on the Google Play Store. The first episode is free, with additional episodes available for $4.99 each or the whole season for $14.99.

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1 month ago

Spider-Man Unlimited update weaves in new levels

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Spider-Man Unlimited arrived on mobile back in September. The game instantly webbed me with its great graphics, a huge array of collectible characters, and overall excellent use of the Spider-Man license. But I also caught many bugs in my review that I hoped would be fixed before long.

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1 month ago

Top Android device, accessory, and app deals for October 31

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Anybody shopping for Android apps, accessories, smartphones, or tablets will want to take a skim through these sales we've scrounged up from around the web. Every day, we comb through these sales to make sure they're fresh and accurate, and try to find a few more. Latest additions will be at the top of each list. For apps, Google Play stuff is at the top, and Amazon App Store sales are at the bottom. Today Amazon's got a great deal on $115-worth of apps now available for free. Definitely check that out.

As always, if you find any sales out out there that aren't listed, let us know in the comments. Happy Halloween!

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1 month ago

Cut the Rope: Time Travel cruises back to the Industrial Revolution in latest update

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Cut the Rope: Time Travel is expanding once again, this time with new levels that take Om Nom back to the Industrial Revolution. Along with a nice new icon indicating that new levels are afoot, you'll be able to dive into the "industrial age" as the 10th available level in the game after this update. The new content is unlockable with 390 stars collected (yes, that's a lot), or you can unlock all of the levels right away with a $3.99 in-app purchase.

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1 month ago

Icewind Dale: Enhanced Edition takes you on a Dungeons & Dragons-styled adventure

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Icewind Dale: Enhanced Edition has been launched for Android, bringing a whole new generation of players to the game. Leveraging the Dungeons & Dragons style of game play, Icewind Dale: Enhanced Edition is set in the Wizards of the Coast's legendary Forgotten Realms where you'll journey deep into the Spine of the World mountains and encounter fearsome beasts.

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1 month ago

Instagram finally flips the switch on video ads, launching with big names on board

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Instagram announced that it was bringing advertisements to users last year, and now the first full-on video ads are starting to arrive. The first ad spots, which land between eight and 15 seconds long, come from big names like Disney, Activision, Lancome, Banana Republic and CW, and are shown sparingly in user's Instagram feeds.

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