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HERE maps app now available for Samsung Galaxy devices

It's now, uhm, here! We're talking about a great alternative to Google Maps, but only if you're on Nokia X and now Samsung Galaxy devices. It's called HERE and it seems to be a great-looking map app, although for now, access to it is still pretty limited. But if you own any of those devices and would like to have another app to look for places or explore the area around you, then this one looks like a good option for you.

Virtually conquer other countries in Age of Civilizations

If you've always had that megalomaniac tendency that you've been trying to suppress in a bid to play nice with others, then you know that board games, and later on mobile games may be your only outlet to let loose. The classic board game Risk revealed our deepest wishes to conquer other countries, and now a new Android game may also help you with that dream, virtually at least. Age of Civilizations has one goal and that is to make your country take over the world.

TimeTable++ Schedule helps students manage study life

While your calendar started filling up when your work started taking over your life, can you remember that a few years back, your life may have been a little more complicated, at least schedule-wise? Yes, when you were still a student, whether high school or college, balancing your life was not that easy, with classes, homeworks, projects and a social life. Fortunately for students, there are now apps to help them take hold of their academic life (wherein we just used to do it on pen and paper).

MyNBA2K15 Lands for Android gamers

2K Games has returned to the mobile gaming market with its latest sports game called NBA 2K15 and its companion app called MyNBA2K15. The companion app gives gamers the ability to earn VC and stay linked to the console version of the full game at home while you are out.

8tracks curated playlists app updated with Chromecast support

There are hoards of music apps out there for Android users. One of them is an app called 8tracks, rather than being a music service like most, this app is a place for music fans to come and find playlists curated by other users of the app. The app promises playlists with all sorts of musical genres.

Get Google to remind you to pay your bills

No matter how much you try to organize your life, there are some things that might slip through the cracks. But there are some things you cannot afford to (literally) get past you and those are bill payments. Google has now added a very crucial prompt that will tell you what you need to pay, how much you need to pay and when you need to pay them. And all you need is just to have these information on your Gmail and for you to use your best "Ok Google" voice.

Google Play Movies now allows pre-ordering of new titles

Are you one of those movie buffs that are constantly checking on when the film that you recently watched will finally be available online so you can watch it all over again? Well, you don't need to go to IMDB or Metacritic or whatever site you use just to see if they're already available digitally. You can now pre-order them from Google Play Movies, even while they are still showing in movie theaters, and once they're released online, you get the film "delivered" to your linked smartphone or tablet.

Virgin Mobile Custom now has app to manage controls

Do you remember the days when kids (and even teenagers) did not have mobile phones and had to wait until they were earning their own money to be able to get one? No? Well, believe us, that existed before, but now, kids as young as 5 are toting their own phones and tablets. Virgin Mobile Custom has allowed parents to exercise some semblance of control over their kids' devices, and now they're extending it by launching a free Android app to help manage the family lines.

Adobe Creative Cloud now in preview mode on Android

For designers and creative people that are dependent on Adobe's suite of products (Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, etc), it can sometimes be a pain to work mobile-wise, as you often cannot carry those programs and the files on your smartphone or tablet. Adobe has now shown a sort-of workaround to that with the launch, or at least preview, of the Adobe Creative Cloud for Android devices.

AnTuTu Officer will tell you if your phone is real or not

Want to know if a phone is fake or real? The AnTuTu Officer app will tell you what the phone really is simply by identifying the authenticity of the phone. There’s no reason for you to be duped into buying something that isn’t real. No need to worry because the AnTuTu Officer can professionally do the inspection for you.