Duolingo has achieved a significant download milestone today; after a little over four years in the Play Store, Duilingo has reached the 100-500 million download bracket. There are apps in the Play Store with billions of downloads, sure, but they're mostly things that come pre-installed on phones. It's a real accomplishment for an education app like Duilingo to hit 100 million downloads.
Duolingo, for anyone not familiar, is a language learning app with support for more than a dozen languages. Read more [...]
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Nintendo Switch Online
Android Police coverage: Nintendo Switch Online app shows up on the Play Store, but it doesn't work yet
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Welcome to the final Friday for July. August is just around the corner, which means that a bunch of us will be heading back to school (I took the summer off for the first time since I started my degree). Today brings us a heftier list than usual, but there are some great nuggets here. I will bold them for your convenience. You're welcome.
Weather Route $0.99 -> Free; 7 hours left
Fella for Facebook (Beta) $0.99 -> Free; 6 days left
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Archos has tried its hand at making various cheap, media-focused Android tablets, none of which were very good. It eventually released a version of its video player app on the Play Store, where it garnered a few million downloads. Now, Archos has released the source code for its video player app. You can head over to Git Hub to download the source, but it's still on the Play Store, too.
Archos has two video apps in the Play Store: there's the free app with ads, as well as the $5 paid app. It's Read more [...]
The Fleksy keyboard app had a dedicated group of users who were dismayed when the developers seemed to vanish last year. At the time, Fleksy announced that its development team was acquired by Pinterest, but the fate of the actual keyboard app was uncertain. Now, Fleksy is back under a new parent company called Thingthing, and there's an updated version in the Play Store for the first time since April 2016.
Thingthing makes several references to Fleksy as a competitor and its existing users, Read more [...]