Did you exhaust already the Android apps and games we’ve featured in our previous roundup? Are you looking for some more? If so, then you’re in the right place. And we’ve got some other great news for you, our sister roundup with some of the best new iPhone and iPad apps is back, as well, so have a look at what’s new there, as well. But now let’s see what new goodies have we spotted on the Google Play Store for you.
Office Remote for Android (Free)
Microsoft has introduced the new Office Remote app for Android users, and, just as the name suggests, it allows you to remotely control your Office documents. For it to work, however, you will need to have Bluetooth enabled on your PC, as well as the the desktop add-in for Office Remote. In PowerPoint, you can perform a set of actions from your phone, such as viewing your current slide, going to the next slide preview and much more. In Excel you can change worksheets by swiping, use Slicers, PivotTable, and Filters and others. In Word you can jump to headings, comments, screen and line up/down, change the zoom level and more.
Does not Commute (Free)
Does not Commute is a brand new game from Mediocre developer, the team behind the hugely successful Smash Hit game. Described as a ‘a temporal paradox in which you have no one to blame but yourself’, this is a strategic driving game that is very original and quite fun to play. I’ve been playing the game for the past half hour, and I’m thoroughly enjoying it. Your mission consists in driving every car to their designated place in the allocated time. Sounds like a lot of fun, so check out the video from above to see how the gameplay looks like.
EA Sports UFC (Free)
The new UFC game for Android users from EA Sports lets you step into the Octagon, collect your favorite UFC fighters, participate in competitive combat, and earn in-game rewards by playing live events tied to the real world of the UFC. As you train to become the ultimate fighter, you will be able to choose from over 70 fighters in four divisions. So if you’re into fighting games, then you definitely need to check this one, as well.
Emergency: American Red Cross (Free)
Emergency – American Red Cross is a brand new Android app from the American Red Cross non-profit organization. You can use the app to monitor conditions in your area or area of loved ones, prepare your family and your home, and also check to see if loved ones are safe and also inform them that you’re safe. The app also comes with customizable alerting and push notification options, interactive quizzes, a toolkit with a flashlight, strobe light, and audible alarm. Furthermore, you also get a ,ap with open Red Cross shelters and other weather-related layers.
Prison Life RPG ($3.99)
Albeit the name and concept of the game is a little bit controversial, this hasn’t stopped Prison Life RPG to become really popular among Android users, and also being among the top new apps on the Play Store. So, as you’ve guessed it, this game simulates life in prison. There are around 100 prisoners you can play as, each with his own goal or mission, 18 skills to learn and master, 4 gangs to join and climb up the ranks. You will also be able to recruit up to 7 inmates in your escape plan, and there are around 80+ items that you can collect or craft.
reTXT is described as the first cross-platform messaging application that provides ‘all the features you’ve always wished you had’. Sure, it might be an overreach, but the app is actually pretty good. The app allows you to sending texts, images and videos and also to change or delete messages you’ve already sent. It also comes with end-to-end encryption, which means every message is always private and can only be viewed by the recipient. The app is free for the first 60 days and then you have to pay $0.99 per year there after.
Z Steel Soldiers ($4.99)
Z Steel Soldiers is a new strategy game from Kavcom developer where you have to ‘lead your Z: Steel Soldiers into the next century’. The game comes with 30 levels spread across 6 unique worlds, air, ground and sea units ranging from WW2 based vehicles through to modern jet fighters. The developer boasts with art 3D graphics and a revolutionary fast-resource style gameplay. If you’re a fan of strategy games, then you need to check out the video to see if it’s the kind of stuff you could play.
Smartphones and tablets aren’t always just distractions for kids and teenagers who are studying. With the right tools and apps, they can become powerful learning utensils. One such app seems to be Studystorm – Get Better Grades, developed by Brightstorm. The app brings around 5,300 HD videos o various subjects, such as Mathematics: Pre-algebra, Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, Precalculus, Calculus, AP Calculus; Science: Physics, Chemistry, Biology; English: Literature, Writing, Grammar; Test Prep: AP Biology, AP US Government, AP Calculus, US History, ACT, ACT Redbook, SAT; College Admissions Counseling: College Applications, Financial Aid, High School, Grades, Extracurriculars. If you understand easier by watching videos, then this will be really helpful.
Frontline Commando: WW2 (Free)
Frontline Commando: WW2 is a brand new game from well-known developer Glu Mobile. This is the sequel to Frontline Commando: D-Day where you have to make your way to the heart of Berlin, and lead the Allied forces to WW2 victory. Inside the game you will be able to master challenging objectives in Assault, Sniper and Rocket Launcher missions and also to become a special operations solider. You will have at your disposal new and improved weapons, such as machine guns, sniper rifles, rocket launchers, flamethrowers, and more.
LinkedIn Elevate (Free)
LinkedIn Elevate is a new app for Android users which allows them to discover unique articles and insights on topics they’re interested in. However, to be able to use this, your company must first complete the sign-up process. After that, you will be able to receive quality content that you can easily share as well as rich insights which will let you analyze the impact you have on your network.