11 new and notable Android apps from the last week (8/22/17 –...

11 new and notable Android apps from the last week (8/22/17 – 8/28/17)

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Welcome to the roundup of the best new Android applications that went live in the Play Store or were spotted by us in the previous week or so.

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MaskIt – Customize your icons!
With the current state that Android’s icons are in, it’s no wonder that many developers are creating fixes for Google’s shortsightedness. Just like Adapticons, MaskIt – Customize your icons! gives the power back to the user. Now anyone can change the style of their icons by choosing their own mask shape. This way you can make all of your icons match with ease. Just keep in mind that you will need a launcher that supports third-party icon packs and you should be all good.

Monetization: $0.99 / no ads / no IAPs

With MaskIt you can renew your icons. You can customize your apps in four different styles, all in one application.
Google Pixel (round)
iPhone IOS 11
Xiaomi MIUI 8
Samsung Galaxy S8

Price: $0.99

PhET Simulations
PhET Simulations is an app from University of Colorado Boulder that contains science and math simulations for teaching STEM topics. While the app does not include PhET’s Java or Flash sims, there is a concerted effort to convert them all to HTML5. Luckily there are over 45 simulations included with the app. Whether you are a parent, teacher, administrator, or student, PhET Simulations has a simulation for every user.
Monetization: $0.99 / no ads / no IAPs

Whether understanding atoms, exploring energy, or mastering multiplication, there is a sim for every learner. Perfect for at home, in class, or on the road, this app delivers all PhET HTML5 sims (over 45 sims) in one easy-to-use package. Developed by experts at the University of Colorado Boulder, PhET sims are

Article originally published at: Android Police