Welcome back to the regular series aimed at helping Android users get more from their devices. If you’re looking for some new Android apps or games check it out: we have a handful of popular new titles to get you started. What you’ll find below are some of the hottest trending apps of the last seven days (or so). We’re certain you will find something fun to play with this weekend. Let’s get to it!
Need help on your Nexus, Android One, or Google Play Edition device? Then this app might be for you! The app helps answer frequent questions about your device, find settings, and give you general tips for a better experience. It even will connect you directly to a trouble shooting line if you are having issues with your device. Only thing about this app is it’s currently only available to the devices mentioned above in the U.S. and running Android 5.0 Lollipop. If you meet those requirements though, it may be worth a download just in case you ever need help!
If you fee like you need more control in your life, then why not play a game where you’re god? Godus hopes to provide this feeling with good-looking graphics and a dynamic game play. You get to rule over people and have them worship you as “Followers”. You can create a flowing river or cast a meteor at the people. Your choice! It already has over 500,00 downloads and a 4.2 star rating, so worth checking out.
Are you ever browsing the web, and land on a cool product on Amazon, and think “I’ll have to remember to get that”, and then close that tab and navigate to another web site entirely, and on that page you’ll see an Amazon ad for the exact product you just looked at and think “Whoa, that’s creepy…” Well, Ghostery Privacy Browser looks to help inform you better about what web sites are tracking your browsing, and then helps keep you private from them. It’s totally free too – they get supported by something called GhostRank, which is turned off by default, that packages the data it collects (anonymously) from your browsing decisions and sends it off to companies to help make browsing better overall. If this sounds like something you’re interested, you can download the app below. They also have a desktop client that is popular if you end up liking the app.
The founder of Skype have released this new app, Wire. Wire looks to make messaging pretty, seamless, and secure. You can input photos, music, and videos inline with the messaging. It even provides HD audio calls. And it’s pretty. You can create groups, and it’s accessible on both Android and iOS so no one feels left out (looking at you iMessage). And it’s pretty. It’s also secure, meeting European privacy laws and regulations (which are strict, by the way). And it’s pretty. They will soon release a browser and tablet version so that your conversations will sync seamlessly across all your devices. Did I mention that it’s pretty? Download Wire below to start a whole new type of messaging.
If match-three games are your thing, then you should try this one out. Graphics look pretty slick, and it’s food-themed. What more can you ask for? You can see your friends on the leaderboard, face off against evil chefs, and more. The app already has over 500,000 downloads and a 4.0 star rating, so it’s worth trying.
If you need a place to regularly find new wallpapers, then this might be an app to try. Developed by Alex Cruz, it places all of his wallpapers in one location. They are all well done and pretty. He even has them split up into categories such as Google (AOSP), LG, CarbonROM and more. The app already has 10,000 downloads, so he has a pretty good following. Download it below to try it out.
This is a puzzle game where the goal is to deliver the correct colors to the right houses. You draw a route from your truck to the proper house, then press “play” and watch your packages be delivered, and hope that the trucks don’t crash. I used to play a game similar to this all the time, so I for one am going to try it out. Download it below.
If you often find yourself doing complex math equations (or are a high school student hating math homework, sh!) then try this app out. You take a picture of a math equation, and then it solves it for you. And while a moment ago I suggested it would help you cheat, it also provides step-by-step tutorial of how to solve the problem for those students struggling to understand a particular problem. This app was just released on Tuesday and has already seen three updates, which is good. Check it out below.
I’ll help you understand this app with the following equation: “(simple controls + awesome music) x insane difficulty + frenzied action = SUPER ADDICTIVE ACTION.” Alright so I took that from their description, but I thought it was fun. Anyways, I think you get the idea. It seems like you play a hexagonal ball and go through tracks of various sorts. The graphics look great, and there are quite a few comments on the Play Store page suggesting it to be very difficult. If you think you have what it takes, check it out.