A new app has hit Google Play called AutoData that promises to turn your data connection on and off on preset intervals. The point of the app seems to be aimed at saving power by turning off the data modem and saving data by keeping apps from using your data allowance constantly.
A new game launched on Google Play this month called Heli Hell. As you might guess from the name of the app, it's a helicopter game where players control an attack helicopter as it makes its way over a bunch of enemy ships and bases blowing stuff up.
Torrent fans looking for a new way to download stuff on their Android device can now get Flud in its first stable version. Flud 1.0 has no limits imposed on upload or download speeds. Users can also select which files they want to download and specify the file and folder priorities.
If you aren't a fan of the default Android messaging app, there are plenty of options on the Google Play store that you can choose from. One of those options is Textra SMS and the app was recently updated again. The latest update brings the app to version 2.4 and adds in a handful of new features.
HTC has announced a new app that it has launched that brings the HTC lock screen seen on new devices like the HTC One M8 to other users. With the app available, the lock screen is now supported away from the HTC Sense Android skin.
If you have ever played Candy Crush, you will see some similarities with Birzzle Fever. Birzzle Fever is a game from Halfbrick Studios that has just launched on Google Play and is a free download. As you expect with most free games, it is supported with in-game purchases.
One of the most popular simulation games that EA has for computer gamers is SimCity. This is the game where you get to build up your city, its infrastructure, and you can then destroy it with natural disasters if you want. Fans of SimCity will be excited to hear that EA is bringing a new SimCity game called SimCity BuildIt to Android.
One of the worst things that can happen to you as a smartphone owner is dropping your device and cracking the screen. This is annoying because you have to spend money to replace the screen, and those replacements can be expensive. Google Play has kicked off a new screen replacement service that owners of the Nexus 5 smartphone will want to be aware of.
An app called Weak Control has hit Google Play in version 1.0 for Android devices running Android 4.4.x or higher. The app works for both tablets and smartphones and requires root permissions. The point of the app is to allow users to control their smartphone or tablet from a Chrome browser using a mouse and keyboard.
WhatsApp Messenger has been updated and has added in support for new devices and other improvements. The app is now at version 2.11.362 and the update went live on August 29. The exact size of the app will vary depending on the device you are installing it on.