The five teen girls who won Google's "Change the Game Design Challenge" contest are breaking barriers for women in game development. The winning apps are available in the Google Play Store for download.
Of the hundreds of millions of people around the world who enjoy games on Google Play, 49% are women, yet only 23% of game developers identify as women," Google said when it announced the contest earlier this year.
Google made several announcements at the Android Dev Summit this week in Mountain View, California, including the possibility of a new "foldable" screen. When folded, the device will look more like a traditional smartphone. When it opens up, it will be tablet-sized.
"As you unfold, the app seamlessly transfers to the bigger screen without missing a beat," Stephanie Cuthbertson, director of product management said in a blog post.
If you're not in a spot where you can watch your favorite scary movie or play a console game, check out these apps guaranteed to give you a fright this Halloween.1. Sarah is Missing (SIM)
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We've all got that friend with a book collection comparable to the Library of Alexandria, enough movies to open a rental store, enough music to never listen to the same song twice, or a Game Stop-style selection of video games. Maybe you're that person.
Organizing your media is a headache, and it's even worse if you wind up buying something twice.
You're no longer a Fortnite noob and you've gotten to the point where you're using companion apps to search for treasure chests or to randomly determine drop locations, but you're ready to take the use of apps to the next level. Fortunately, a handful of great apps can break down the data for you in detail and also help you show the world your Fortnite prowess.How do companion apps work?
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Have you ever wanted to live the dream of the Hunger Games while not actually wanting to put your one and only life on this planet on the line? Well you are in luck, there's an amazing game out there that's sweeping the world, and it does just that!
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Since Fortnite arrived on iOS, its launch on Android has been one of the most anticipated app events of 2018. Rumor, speculation, and fake copies of Fortnite have run rampant all summer. But today, Fornite Mobile for Android officially launched alongside the Samsung Galaxy Note 9, which arrives in stores on August 24.
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In an effort to reinvigorate the app, Pokemon Go developer Niantic wants to add a player vs. player feature to the app by the end of the year. It might seem strange to some Pokemon die-hards for the app to not include a feature that was such a staple to the show.
The ability to trade, another integral part of the original Pokemon, was only added two months ago.
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