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  • BinaryBob101 3 Aug 2013 15:52:50 24,449 posts
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    @Murbal Yep, just bought it as it's down to 69p.

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  • Steve_Perry 5 Aug 2013 11:45:32 5,201 posts
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    Anyone got Crazy Taxi? I imagine it is nigh on unplayable with touch controls. I remember it requiring some precision on the DC. Bit steep at 4.02..
  • YenRug 5 Aug 2013 16:58:53 2,448 posts
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    Galaxy On Fire 2 HD is free on Google Play:

    https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=net.fishlabs.gof2hdallandroid2012

    I've just demanded the 6 back from SamsungApps that I paid for it, back in January, because the bloody stupid SamsungApps app has never allowed me to install it. Has always informed me that I've insufficient memory to download it, yet Google Play has just downloaded it with absolutely no trouble at all.
  • Jono62 6 Aug 2013 18:30:15 14,367 posts
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    Started using My SMS:

    https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.mysms.android.sms

    So far so good. Plus it uses Evernote to backup your SMS.

    Using a custom ROM for the Xperia Z and the battery life so far has been fantastic:

    http://imgur.com/W3Jr1Ce

    Will give it a thorough workout tomorrow.[/link]
  • PenguinJim 28 Aug 2013 04:43:25 6,016 posts
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    I just bought The Walking Dead: Assault for 1. Any thoughts on Dropchord?
  • BinaryBob101 29 Aug 2013 11:15:49 24,449 posts
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    Not a fan of Dropchord, I think it's probably best using the leap motion thing.

    Rymdkapsel is lovely and brilliant.

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  • Deleted user 29 August 2013 11:34:57
    Bounty Hunter: Black Dawn is currently free if you'd like to try a Borderlands clone on your Android device. I'm kinda enjoying it.
  • PenguinJim 30 Aug 2013 12:45:30 6,016 posts
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    Thanks, I've downloaded it. I'd looked at it before, but didn't want to take the risk.

    Walking Dead: Assault is OK, 1 seemed fair.

    Amazon have a bunch of free apps today. Usually they're region-restricted for me, but these all seem to be working. Edit: Swiftkey is one of them. I've seen people here fight about which is better out of Swiftkey and Swype.

    Edited by PenguinJim at 12:47:19 30-08-2013
  • Razz 30 Aug 2013 21:48:47 61,661 posts
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    Really loving the new Google Play Music subscription service. Much prefer it to Spotify.

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  • Deleted user 30 August 2013 21:54:11
    Why? I love spotify.

    Edited by mowgli at 21:55:27 30-08-2013
  • prawnking1980 30 Aug 2013 21:59:22 5,250 posts
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    I have used the app for ages to store music for free. Is it now going to start charging?
  • BinaryBob101 31 Aug 2013 11:15:16 24,449 posts
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    No they're charging for streaming everything, not for your own library.

    I like Google Music, I just don't like the player, it's not loud enough and the equaliser is shite.

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  • YenRug 31 Aug 2013 23:49:40 2,448 posts
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    Sine Mora currently half price at 1.99, not got it myself but I know some people rate it:

    https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.digitalreality.sinemora

    Aralon: Sword and Shadow is reduced again, 64p:

    https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.crescentmoongames.aralon
  • eleven63 3 Sep 2013 08:38:43 1,647 posts
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    Anyone else having a play with Aviate? Worth a look, I guess a launcher that organises your apps/home screen but also adapts/changes to your location, bit like Google Now.

    You need to apply for a code as its still in alpha, etc.

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  • Tonka 3 Sep 2013 08:43:45 21,360 posts
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    Sounds interesting. Do you have it? Some first thoughts on it?

    I haven't bothered with a custom launcher since I had to buy a new Nexus 4. (the first one ended up in a garden pond) I mostly used mine for visual fiddlery and I can't be bothered to do it again.

    Will this eat battery like a Mofo?

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  • eleven63 3 Sep 2013 17:39:28 1,647 posts
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    @Tonka - it's very clean, does a reasonable job of grouping your apps - swipe right and it gives you your main groups such as social, work, fitness, etc you can add/delete more groups - swipe again to the right and you find all your apps alphabetically sorted, very clean and easy, from there you can add apps to groups etc.

    Home screen shows your most used apps, plus a large(ish) picture (stock within the app, you can change this) that changes colour throughout the day reflecting the time of day, nice. The top bar of your home screen you can alter depending on what's most important to you, or what you are doing, eg. weather, work, local, travel - swipe left to access these options - tapping the top bar then opens the relevant app choices.

    Have a play, not perfect yet eg. the standard weather app only shows current location, you can't add others, etc.

    But it is very tidy, adapts to your surroundings (like G. now), and light, no noticeable system/battery hog issues.

    Hope this helps.

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  • eleven63 3 Sep 2013 18:42:16 1,647 posts
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    Also, if you love your weather apps, Yahoo weather has been redesigned and it now looks bloody gorgeous! Really :)

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  • Maturin 3 Sep 2013 18:50:49 3,235 posts
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    I agree, the Yahoo Weather app is lovely. It's replaced my previous weather app/widget on my phone homepage.
  • Tonka 3 Sep 2013 19:11:58 21,360 posts
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    @eleven63 cheers. Sounds interesting. Might give it a go. But mine would just be full of shortcuts to EG.

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  • Tonka 6 Sep 2013 13:48:16 21,360 posts
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    For those of you that find mycolorscreen.com impressive but are too lazy to mess about with customisation (I'm in this group) I present:

    Themer (by MyColorScreen)
    Very nice idea.

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  • YenRug 6 Sep 2013 15:17:55 2,448 posts
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    Alien Breed and Worms 2: Armageddon both 69p each at the moment:

    https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.team17.ab

    https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.worms2armageddon.app
  • Deleted user 6 September 2013 15:26:23
    YenRug wrote:
    Alien Breed and Worms 2: Armageddon both 69p each at the moment:

    https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.team17.ab

    https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.worms2armageddon.app
    Thank you! Already got W2A but I was only considering buying Alien Breed the other day. Bought!
  • MrDigital 20 Sep 2013 11:19:20 1,870 posts
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    Am I being blind or is there actually no way to see Top Free Games on Play Store through a web browser?

    I can see a category for it here (a little bit down the page), followed by 6 games in that category, but as soon as I click See More it just goes to Top Free of all categories.

    Formerly TheStylishHobo and Geesh.

  • Murbs 20 Sep 2013 11:22:27 22,591 posts
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    https://play.google.com/store/apps/category/GAME/collection/topselling_free?hl=en_GB
  • MrDigital 20 Sep 2013 11:44:23 1,870 posts
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    Is that some URL sorcery, or did you find it through the website interface?

    Edit: And thanks.

    Edited by MrDigital at 11:44:35 20-09-2013

    Formerly TheStylishHobo and Geesh.

  • Murbs 20 Sep 2013 11:46:37 22,591 posts
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    It's a secret ;-)
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