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The Wolf Among Us now available on Google Play Store

If you enjoyed the award-winning Fables graphic novel series and you have an Android device, then this is a game you should definitely have on your smartphone or tablet. The Wolf Among Us is an offshoot from that series and this game was developed by the same guys that brought you The Walking Dead game. Even though this is a point and click game and not an action one, it is still very much for mature audiences due to the subject matter and the violence and gore within the game.

Sony Xperia Z3 now available for purchase through T-Mobile

While those who pre-ordered the Sony Xperia Z3 through T-Mobile are now finally enjoying their new smartphone, those of us who did not are now finally able to order online as the official purchasing period has begun. The new flagship device from Sony has been gaining good reviews and now you can get your own by signing up with the US carrier (if you aren't with them yet). While the device doesn't come anymore with the free digital copy of DriveClub (since it was only for pre-orders), the Xperia Z3 has so much going for itself.

Vietnamese video shows Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Gold edition

As it is, Samsung Galaxy Note 4 has already been receiving rave reviews (and heavy marketing play) so it's not surprising that people are clamoring for more of it. But would you plop down a ton of cash for a 24-carat Gold edition of this fabulous phablet? That is a "dilemma" that might become a reality soon as a video from a Vietnamese tech channel seems to have outed a gold edition, but we're still not sure if this is a legit product or maybe someone is just wishing for something like it.

YouTube offers live broadcast capabilities for Android mobile

App developers can now add another functionality for the apps they're creating as YouTube announced their WatchMe for Android project, where live broadcast capabilities can now be added within the app itself. Although still in the experimental stage, developers can access the project through GitHub and customize the WatchMe features for whatever you'll be using it for (let's hope not for nefarious reasons). Some brands have already applied this to their existing apps and it just might enhance even more your mobile experience.

Hype Music app curates popular music, scrolls blogs for you

With so many music streaming services available on mobile devices, like Spotify, Google Music Play, Beats, etc, do you really need to be introduce to another one? Well, if you like listening to all the latest hits and find out what everyone else is listening to, then maybe you need the Hype Music app. It has practically the same purpose as the popular website, but this time in an app and mobile format.

Tylt brings wireless charging to your car and your bag

Wireless charging is not yet that popular in the market but it is slowly gaining traction so we can expect a surge in products soon. And that is not surprising as the more gadgets we hold, the less wires we want to be lugging around. Tylt, one of the pioneers in both wireless and portable charging is introducing two new products in the market. VU Wireless Charging Car Mount is exactly what its name says while the VU Solo is a more portable wireless charging pad you can easily carry around when traveling.

Turntable music app djay 2 now on Android

If it's been your life-long dream to become a full-fledged DJ or even just mixing music at your parties, but you don't have the equipment or talent yet to do so, then of course there's an app for that now. djay 2 is now available for Android devices and all you need is a wide library of music (or a Spotify account will do) and a sense of musicality (we're guessing that is needed), a bit of practice and you can let your smartphone or tablet do the talking, or rather, the singing.

Fleksy announces additional funding, Android app update

Virtual keyboard Fleksy announced that they have received an additional $2M funding from several investors to enable them to further develop new features moving forward. They have also released version 3.3.3 on Android, improving on its "core accuracy" plus adding a few new features to the alternative keyboard that aims to make your typing life easier. The best news? The paid app version will be on sale until Friday so if you've ever thought of upgrading, now would be the best time.

Pushbullet update: Material Design, improved navigation

Pushbullet has received a major overhaul, ahead of the official release of Android 5.0 Lollipop. You don't have to wait for the Google update to experience what it will look like, well at least through this app. It has applied the Material Design, embracing the whole visual language to better improve the app as it seeks to apply the "focus on the user all else follows" philosophy. The update also brings improved navigation and better user control on its settings.

Apex Launcher update: Material Design tweaks, Lollipop drawer

One of the joys of having an Android device is being able to tweak how you use your device by using different customizable apps. App launchers are popular with those who are fond of these personalized touches. And even before the Android 5.0 Lollipop is officially rolled out to various devices, these apps can give you a preview of what life would be like with the major update. One such app, following in the footsteps of other popular ones like Nova Launcher and GO Launcher is Apex Launcher.
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