Customization has always been one of Android's strengths with various options for home screens, icons, stock app replacements, and widgets. Anyone who's gotten deep into customizing the UI has probably come across the Zooper Widget. You won't come across it anymore, though. Zooper and Zooper Pro have both disappeared from the Play Store.
The main Zooper listing had more than 1 million downloads at the time of its removal, and the pro upgrade had over 100,000 users who paid $2.99 for it. That Read more [...]
Snapchat is an inexplicably popular service, but you know what it's missing? There just aren't enough augmented reality filters (known as Lenses) for your snaps, right? True or not, Snap has announced a new tool called Lens Studio that will let anyone create augmented reality objects and publish them for other Snapchat users.
Snapchat first rolled out Lenses two years ago when it flirted briefly with the idea of selling premium "Face Lenses" for selfies. That store closed just a few months later, Read more [...]
Mobile Play Store
The Pixel Launcher comes pre-installed on Pixel phones, but it's also listed in the Play Store for easy updates. However, Google appears to have made an unusual change to the app listing there. It no longer shows the actual number of installs. Instead, it's locked to the smallest "1-5" group.
There are two possibilities here. First, this could simply be a bug in the listing that Google will fix at some point. Second, Google is locking the install count to hide Read more [...]
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.
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Android Police coverage: 3D sandbox action-RPG 'Portal Knights' has been ported to Android
Imagine Minecraft, but with a story mode. Now take a look Read more [...]