Microsoft Outlook Preview for Android lands in the Google Play Store

Microsoft Outlook Preview for Android app

We know that Microsoft is pushing forward with a vengeance to get Windows 10 and a new round of Office products into the hands of consumers. To that end, they have just released their new Outlook Preview app for your Android devices.

Microsoft Outlook Preview is free in the Google Play Store. They ask only that you remember this is not the final release software, you will find a few bugs, and they would love it if you could report them to help improve the app for future updates.

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5 Android apps you shouldn’t miss this week – Google Play Weekly


Next Lock Screen best designed android apps of 2014Next Lock Screen

[Price: Free]
Next Lock Screen is a lock screen replacement app from Microsoft that received a huge update this last week. The lock screen now has music player controls, MMS support, instant messaging support for Skype, Line, and Google Hangouts, and the usual array of bug fixes and performance improvements. It’s still totally free with no in app purchase if you want to check it out.
Get it on Google Play

cloudmagic android appsCloudMagic Email

[Price: Free / $4.99 per month]
CloudMagic received a bit update this week that has had some mixed reactions. They have started a new subscription service for $4.99 per month that users can get in on to access new features and functionality. For now the feature list is pretty short but the developer says it will get longer as time goes. Also, all the features of the free version remain free but we still remain dubious about spending $60 per year on an email client.
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Field Trip app for Android updated with Material Design and improved notifications

Field Trip update

Get those consent forms signed by your parents, kids, and get ready for a new Field Trip. Although, this isn’t really a new adventure, it’s just a great update by Google’s Niantic Labs to their Field Trip app for Android. Material Design leads the charge, bug fixes and performance improvements follow the company line and improved notifications bring up the rear.

For many, Google’s Niantic Labs is best known for their popular augmented reality game, Ingress. In the game, players physically traverse the globe while digitally conquering an in-game alternate reality. Field Trip is an app that provides a tour guide approach to the same globe trotting, revealing interesting information about places and things all around the world, just without the portals to smash.

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Top 16 Photo Editor Apps for Android

photo editor for android
Photo editing on Android is still in the stages where you can do only the most basic edits. However, apps are coming out all the time that add more and more functionality and mobile photographers have more options than ever before when it comes to editing photos on your Android device. In this list we’ll explore the best photo editor apps for Android.

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Camu, the popular photo editing app, makes its way to Google Play


If you’ve ever poked around the Play Store for more than a few minutes, you’d know that there are tonsof photo editing apps out there. So how do you differentiate between all of them? Perhaps an all-in-one photography app is worth your time. The app is called Camu, and it combines camera functionality, photo editing, and provides somewhat of a photo messaging platform all within one app. Camu was an iOS exclusive for quite some time and racked up 3 million downloads on the platform.

Camu aims to offer a bit more than the run-of-the-mill photo editing app by giving you the ability to take photos and edit them either before or after it’s taken. Using the apps’ “live” filters, you can make your adjustments before the photo is taken and even make your own photo collages live, instead of waiting until after the fact. You can, of course, blur, zoom, add text or add a slew of other enhancements like we see in any other photo editing app. There’s also a unique auto mode setting that’s designed for selfies. While in this mode, the app won’t take the picture unless it detects no movement is going on. Where this app differentiates itself from other photography apps is by opening up sharing options to other users. You can share photos to anyone you know who uses Camu, as well as the usual social networks like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and more.

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11 best funny apps for Android

Funny Facts Free best funny apps for Android
They say that laughter is good for the body and soul and we agree with that notion. In most cases, you’ll find your laughs online through a range of websites but there are some good Android apps that can get the job done too. Here are the best funny apps for Android.

9gag best funny apps for Android9GAG

[Price: Free with in app purchases]
First up is 9GAG and it boasts a large collection of memes, funny images, gifs, videos, and a lot more. There are non-funny things like cosplay and cute stuff as well so you can get your quota of furry kittens and Comicon stars. The app is free to use and claims to give the complete 9GAG experience on Android, including message boards, sharing, and the ability to participate in voting.
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9gag best funny apps for Android

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Crossy Road finally makes its way to Google Play

The day has finally come, folks. After months of being available exclusively on iOS and the Amazon Appstore, Crossy Road has finally hopped into the Google Play Store. The game takes most of its inspiration from the classic arcade game, Frogger, and offers up a unique block-like world to play in. Just like Frogger, your goal is to make your way across roads, rivers and train tracks while dodging cars, trucks and trying not to fall in the water. Collect as many coins as you can to digitally purchase more characters. If you’d like to take a step further, you can buy new characters instead of waiting to randomly win them.

The best part? To celebrate the launch on the Google Play Store, the developers have included the bugdroid as a playable character. We have no idea when the character will come up if you’re trying to win it randomly, though. If you don’t want to wait, the little Android mascot is available for $0.99.

crossy road bugdroid

Crossy Road is available for free in the Play Store. While the game does offer a few in-app purchases, they aren’t pushy or in-your-face like many other games out there. Seriously, this is one of the most addicting games we’ve ever played, so you should probably check this one out. Follow the Play Store link below and start hopping away!