Friday App Sales: The Room Two, Fist of Awesome, Minuum Keyboard, and More

A new collection of applications is available on Google Play, on sale for a limited time for all to enjoy. There are a few great games, such as The Room Two and Fist of Awesome for $1, so if you have yet to check those titles out, hurry up and do so.

In addition, rooters should be able to find a use for the discounted BusyBox Pro app at $1.80, while workout enthusiasts should enjoy a bit of Abs Workout Pro for only $1.

The full list can be seen below.  (more…)

Acorns Hits Google Play, Invest Your Spare Change and Become the Next Wolf of Wall Street

A new app called Acorns hit Google Play this week, which could earn you big time cash using the rounded up leftover spare change from each purchase you make. Once you have made your Acorns account and linked your bank accounts, purchases you make are then rounded up to the nearest dollar.

The rounded up change is then placed on the market in low ETFs (Exchange Traded Funds), allowing Acorns to do all of the work for you. The overall goal of Acorns is to “buy low, sell high,” with a big focus on diversification across multiple asset classes also in place.  (more…)

Kovdev’s Audax Icon Pack Released to Google Play for $1.99

The kovdev team is back again with another icon pack, this time tackling their vision for what round icons should be. If you did not already know, kovdev is headed by Dave Kover, who you might catch around the DL sphere from time to time. He has been pumping out quality icon packs and themes on Android for quite some time, such as Nox and Stark, so we always get a little giddy when he releases new work.  (more…)

Video: Google Play 5.0 Tour!

You already downloaded Google Play 5.0, right? No? Go do it right now, then return to this post.

So yeah, Google Play 5.0 is here, it’s filled with Material Design, the colors for each category have all been re-done, and there are beautiful new animations that will mesmerize you. We saw a lot of this Material Design update when we got 4.9.13, but this polishes everything up and gets us ready for Android L. Even some simple things have changed for the better, like the “What’s new” sections after app updates that are now highlighted through a background color and new notifications icons after updating apps.  (more…)

Square Enix’s Dragon Quest II Lands on Google Play for $4.99

Square Enix keeps it rolling this week, with the launch of Dragon Quest II to Google Play for $4.99. The title, a sequel to Dragon Quest, which was also made available on Google Play recently, puts you in the shoes of the young prince of Midenhall, a descendant of the legendary warrior Erdrick.

In the game, you must set out to find the two other heirs to the heroic bloodline so that “together they might defeat the nefarious Hargon and restore peace to their world.”  (more…)