Tag: apps

New feature in Microsoft Excel app for Android turns photos of data tables into spreadsheets

Microsoft’s annual Ignite conference kicked off today in Orlando, bringing with it a number of product announcements primarily directed at IT and enterprise customers. However, there are a few updates that are also of interest to Android Police readers, including a new Excel app feature that turns a picture of a data table into a […]

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SiriusXM plans to acquire Pandora for $3.5 billion

NEW YORK and OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 24, 2018  /PRNewswire/ — Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: SIRI) and Pandora Media, Inc. (NYSE: P) today announced a definitive agreement under which SiriusXM will acquire Pandora in an all-stock transaction valued at approximately $3.5 billion. The combination creates the world’s largest audio entertainment company, with more than $7 billion […]

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Google Feed is now ‘Discover,’ and it’s coming to the mobile Google homepage

Today Google has announced that it’s rebranding its well-known Feed — a source of news for consumers and referral traffic for providers like Android Police — under the new name “Discover.” With the change in name comes the formal announcement of the redesign that’s been in testing for a while now, plus more granular control […]

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25 temporarily free and 28 on-sale apps and games to start the week

Article Contents Welcome to the final full week of September. Let’s take a look through some app sales for this fine Monday. Enjoy browsing through what’s on offer today and be sure to pop back around on Wednesday for more. Today’s app sales roundup is sponsored by Keepsafe Unlisted, a service that lets you set up […]

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30 best new Android games released this week including Life is Strange: Before the Storm, Flipflop Solitaire, and Phantomgate : The Last Valkyrie

Article Contents 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. This week I have the long-awaited sequel to Life is Strange, an awesome take on solitaire card games, and an enjoyable platforming RPG with plenty […]

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41 temporarily free and 73 on-sale apps and games for the weekend

Article Contents What’s this? An app sales roundup on a Saturday? Say it isn’t so! All joking aside, yes, I missed yesterday’s regularly-scheduled list due to… well, I forgot, okay? Anyway, to make up for it, I took some time on a Saturday morning to get this out for you all. It’s quite a selection, […]

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Google is testing manual bokeh and Color Pop effects in Google Photos

You might remember a few months ago when Google announced Color Pop effects in Google Photos. A few people got neat Color Pop photo suggestions in the Assistant tab, but a wide rollout never happened. Now, it looks like Google is again testing Color Pop, and it brought manual bokeh effects along for the ride. […]

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Google Drive is getting an AI-powered ‘Priority’ page, currently available in beta

Google rolled out Quick Access in Drive back in 2016 as a way to surface the files you’re most likely to need. After debuting on Android, the feature later launched on the web. The latest Drive feature is an evolution of Quick Actions—it’s called Priority. This feature is live in beta for select G Suite […]

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25 temporarily free and 40 on-sale apps and games, including Baldur’s Gate II and several Herocraft titles

Article Contents Welcome to Wednesday and another round of Android Police’s thrice-weekly app sales roundups. Today’s list is quite respectable and includes some very notable games, including the excellent Baldur’s Gate II and several titles by developer Herocraft, such as Majesty. You’ll find those in bold below. Free Apps Baby Piano $1.99 -> Free; Sale […]

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As MoviePass collapses, Sinemia expands $30 unlimited movie subscription plan to more places

The $10 unlimited movie subscription from app-based MoviePass seemed too good to be true when it launched a few years back, and indeed it was. MoviePass is in the process of imploding, but one of its European rivals has taken this opportunity to expand into the US, Canada, Australia, and the UK. Sinemia says its approach is […]

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41 temporarily free and 47 on-sale apps and games to begin the week

Article Contents We’re over halfway through September already, which is somewhat difficult to believe. Anyway, we have quite a list to start off the week, so let’s get to it. Free Apps Autoroid – Automation Device Settings $1.99 -> Free; Sale ends in 2 days QR Code Scanner Pro(No Ads) – Fastest Scanner App $1.99 […]

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16 best new Android games released this week including Chaos Reborn: Adventures, Vampire’s Fall: Origins, and Paper.io 2

Article Contents Welcome to the roundup of the best new Android games that went live on the Play Store or were spotted by us in the previous week or so. This week I have a fantastic port of a popular strategy RPG, a completely free CRPG with great art and classic turn-based gameplay, and a […]

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Gboard has a bug that screws up glide typing, but there’s an easy fix

If you’re a Gboard user who has recently been frustrated by your glide typing yielding a bungled mess, take heart: you’re not alone, and you’re not going crazy. Google has confirmed that it’s aware of the bug affecting its virtual keyboard and is on the case. In the meantime, there’s a simple fix that users […]

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22 new and notable (and 1 WTF) Android apps from the last two weeks including Tor Browser, Yahoo!, and FameBit (9/1/18 – 9/15/18)

Article Contents Welcome to the roundup of the best new Android applications and live wallpapers that went live in the Play Store or were spotted by us in the previous week or so. This week I have quite a few interesting releases, including the alpha of the TOR Browser for mobile, a new sports and […]

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19 temporarily free and 38 on-sale apps and games to kick off the weekend

Article Contents Another week is wrapping up, so let’s breeze through one final round of app sales. Today’s list is fairly small with a couple of games in bold that I think are worth checking out. Otherwise, enjoy your weekend. Free Apps Butt & Legs Workouts Pro – 99% DISCOUNT $0.99 -> Free; Sale ends […]

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Apple kills Watch Series 1, cuts Series 3 starting price to $279

Today marks the end of an era: the Apple Watch Series 1 has been officially discontinued. Apple confirmed the news at an event in Cupertino, California, where it also announced that it’s dropping the price of the Apple Watch Series 3 from $279. Oh, and it launched the fourth generation of Apple […]

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33 temporarily free and 36 on-sale apps and games for Wednesday

Article Contents We’re halfway through another week, so that means it’s time to check out some more app sales. Today’s list isn’t too bad, and it even has some notable items (which you will find in bold). It also might be worth heading back to Monday’s post to check out if anything there is still […]

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PerceptIn’s self-driving vehicles go on sale in November for $40,000

Despite high-profile accidents, unresolved regulatory ambiguities, and looming debates about liability, the autonomous vehicle market has made real progress in the past decade. You needn’t look further for evidence than Google spinoff Waymo, which announced in August that its self-driving cars have racked up eight million real-world miles. But cost […]

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