New apps are constantly being added to the Play Store. Most, however, are not worth a try. In this weekly overview we therefore collect the best Android apps, updates and games for you.
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The 4 best Android apps of the past week
The Play Store works overtime every week. New apps, updates for existing programs and games are being added all the time. You probably won’t notice this, because most of it is not worth downloading. Android Planet therefore separates the wheat from the chaff every Sunday. These are the best Android apps, updates and games this week.
In addition to Signal, Telegram is also benefiting from the unrest surrounding WhatsApp. The latter is tightening ties with parent company Facebook and as a result more and more people are switching. Telegram responds to this influx of chatters by making it easier to transfer conversations.
Since last week, you can transfer entire WhatsApp chats to Telegram. That way it becomes easy to switch between the chat apps. You transfer the conversation history by first opening the relevant WhatsApp conversation and tapping the three dots at the top right. Choose ‘More’ and select ‘Export chat’. From the share menu, tap Telegram and go to chat in Telegram.
2. Mystic Hammer
Mystic Hammer came out last week. This game can best be described as a combination of the popular game Plants vs. Zombies and the tower defense genre. In Mystic Hammer the aim is to defeat the opponent’s troops.
Once all enemies have been crushed, you can take the enemy fortress. This is of course not easy. You must position your troops tactically on the battlefield. For example, archers are only effective at long range, because when you put them right in front of soldiers they will lose without a doubt.
Do you have difficulty falling asleep, or do you generally have difficulty relaxing? Then give Endel a try. This experimental app uses artificial intelligence to fabricate custom audio. Insights from neuropsychology are used to fabricate tones that have a relaxing effect on our brains.
Singer Grimes has also contributed. Tesla founder Elon Musk’s partner has lent her voice to the app. To enhance the effect of Endel, you can choose to provide additional information. For example, the app uses your location to adjust the sound to the current position of the sun and the weather conditions.
Endel: Focus, Relax, and Sleep soundscapes
Endel Sound GmbH
Bart Bonte is back with a new puzzle game. The Belgian developer launched pink last week. The game is free to play and contains more than 50 brain teasers where each level has its own logic. The ultimate goal of the game is simple: make the screen turn pink.
How do you do that? By finding out how the mechanics of the level work. If you really can’t figure it out, you can request a hint. This help button appears automatically after a specified time. If you do not like advertisements, you can buy them off for a small amount (1.99 euros).