Editor’s Picks: 15 Android apps and games worth knowing (December 7)
Camera Ace – Picture Slide Show
While this one features all of your typical filters, effects, and editing tools, we really like the up-front organizational stuff. Going to take a picture of your food, or landscape? You’ll have a handful of preset options to choose from to get the perfect effect. The same goes for selfies and pictures of other people. When you’re done, have physical pictures printed and pick them up at your local Target store.
Star City Tycoon
Travel the world as one five characters, all with unique and powerful skills. You’ll be competing in missions and taking on your friends in a battle for the biggest fortune. Be careful, though, the momentum shifts quickly and a couple of bad fortune cards can turn the game on a moment’s notice. Log in with your Google+ account and see how high you can go!
iStoryTime Storybook Library
Get your child’s library off and running these four books: The Giant Smurf, Madagascar, Ice Age and Robin Hood. Purchase additional titles directly from within the app; pay monthly or annually and get unlimited access. Features professional narration, interactive stories, and audio from the characters. New titles added weekly include all of your favorite names and brands.
Protect your phone from malware, viruses, theft, and more with this free application. Remotely locate your device, wipe it, block spam SMS and harassing calls, backup contacts, and so many other things. Give yourself peace of mind knowing your apps and games aren’t secretly conspiring against you.
The Hunger Games Adventures
As the official adventure game of The Hunger Games: Catching Fire you play through dozens of stories that involve all of your favorite characters. Create and customize your character, choose from hundreds of outfits and even get some style advice from Cinna. With new chapters released over time you’ll be running around Panem for quite some time.
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