I hope you all had a great weekend, because now it’s time to start the week in style for Android users! We’re here to scout the Play Store for some of the most interesting new apps and games that you could download on your Android smartphones and tablets. Last week, we had such titles as Asphalt Overdrive, Hangouts Dialer, Comedy Central, Centrallo and much more. So now, let’s see what’s on for this week!
With the new TiVo app for Android, it’s now possible to stream live TV and recordings over WiFi or your cellular network for on-the-go viewing. You can browse the channel guide without interrupting the show you’re watching and view shows up to 14 days in advance. It’s also possible to schedule TV show/movie recordings and ongoing recordings. Users of this app can browse recorded shows list and play a show from the app and search across TV, Netflix, & Amazon Instant Video. This is definitely a must-have for Android owners who are TiVo customers.
Mage Gauntlet ($1.99)
Mage Gauntlet comes to Android users as a classic-style action-RPG, which has been inspired primarily by 90’s action RPGs for the Super Nintendo, such as Legend of Zelda: LTTP and Secret of Mana. Inside the game, you must fight and explore your way through a humorous storyline about eccentric wizards, powerful artifacts, and dangerous monsters. The game comes with 84 levels (half normal, half in Master Mode), 86 achievements, 110 hats, a variety of loot that adapt your character to different tactics, 19 pets, quick leveling and stat system and Dash and Charge moves.
Adobe Creative Cloud (Free)
Released a few days ago, the preview to Adobe’s Creative Cloud utility connects your mobile devices to the Creative Cloud and unlocks new tools. By using the app, you can browse and preview your PSD, AI and other design files stored in the cloud. There’s also a free Creative Cloud membership which includes 2GB of cloud storage and trial access to every Adobe creative tool. You should also take into account that the preview version doesn’t support all the features of Creative Cloud.
Age of Civilizations ($1.99)
Judging by the name, you’d think that Age of Civilizations belongs to a big publishing house. However, it will surprise you to know that it’s the creation of a single developer. As the name suggests it, Age of Civilizations is a turn-based strategy game in which your object is to dominate the world. The game comes with many interesting features and it’s worth checking out by fans of the turn-based genre.
SureMote is a universal remote control app that lets you control your TV and all other appliances in a very simple way. The app makes use of the built-in Infrared (IR) blaster in Samsung Galaxy, LG G3, and HTC One smartphones, so it will work only with them at the moment. The smart TV functionality includes mouse, keyboard, and media sharing and it’s also possible to stream photos from your phone to the Smart TV using SureMote. And what’s really cool is that the app is available for free.
Phantom Rift ($2.99)
Phantom Rift is an adventure/RPG with a unique battle system that has been inspired by Mega Man Battle Network. The game comes with hundreds of spells to collect and use, endless equipment combinations to customize your wizard with, and much more. You will be able to explore a vast over world, interact with ethereal wisps, take on side quests, journey through dungeons, collect loot, and take part in skill based, strategic battles. The game comes with tons of dungeons to conquer, a unique, seamless PvP multiplayer integration, cloud savinga and even support for controllers.
Camera 51 (Free)
There’s definitely not a shortage of apps on the Play Store for editing images, but Camera 51 is yet another one that’s quite well done. The app automatically detects and analyzes faces, scenes, objects and lines. It comes with a good number of features, such as auto framing / auto composition technology, perfect selfie mode, manual and multi object selection, peripheral object alert and much, much more. So, if you were looking for yet another picture editing app, this might be it.
Unmechanical is a new Android game about the adventure of a little helicopter trapped in a strange, but fascinating world. Your mission is to help him through to discover the secrets of the world. This is a puzzle adventure that combines tricky puzzle solving, alluring exploration, and an engrossing atmosphere. It sports intuitive and simple controls, and a ‘carefully created 3D world with unique environments and an engrossing atmosphere’. There are more than 30 unique puzzles, including logic-, physics-, and memory- oriented challenges.
Findery for Android lets you earn more ‘about your favorite places, the places you’ve always wanted to visit and the places you will soon discover’. With the use of this app, you can find new places through personal stories, hidden histories, interesting facts and local tips. You can also leave notes around the world and share stories about places that are meaningful to you.
Hellraid: The Escape ($2.99)
Hellraid: The Escape is a new action-adventure game which comes with challenging puzzles ad free exploration of the game’s world. The story of the game is that a ‘sorcerer obsessed with dark arts has trapped your soul in a magic prison guarded by demonic creatures’. Your mission is to escape from this dimension of ‘agony hung somewhere beyond time’. And by the looks of the screenshots, it comes with some pretty impressive graphics.