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Apps Roundup – Jul 25, 2016

Check out the new and notable apps we think you should be downloading this week.

Bulb Boy

Price: $2.99/£2.29 • Version: 1.1 • Size: 182 MB

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Bulb boy is an intuitive 2D point-and-click horror adventure about a boy with a glowing head. One gloomy night, he wakes suddenly to discover that evil has overshadowed the Bulbhouse! Solve puzzles, defeat wicked monsters and reveal bulby’s abilities to unfold a twisted tale.


Batman: Arkham Underworld

Price: Free (+IAP) • Version: 1.0 • Size: 451 MB

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Ahead of the launch of the Suicide Squad movie, Warner Bros. has released a game featuring many of DC Comics’ iconic super-villains. Wage war against Batman and co. as you recruit an army of criminals and thugs to help take over the gritty underworld of Gotham City.



Price: Free • Version: 1.0 • Size: 41.0 MB

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From the makers of SwiftKey, a new emoji keyboard to help you up your emoji game. Sick of searching to find the perfect emoji for the situation? This app offers emoji predictions based on what you’ve just typed. No more tedious scrolling!

Tayasui Color

Price: $1.99/£1.49 • Version: 1.3 • Size: 79.9 MB

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A digital coloring book for adults in need of a good chillout. Based on the excellent Tayasui Sketches engine, the app has a range of gorgeous illustrations to choose from and four ultra realistic drawing tools to color them with. Adult coloring books are all the rage right now, and this is a great example of the genre!


Doodle God Griddlers

Price: $4.99/£3.99 • Version: 1.0 • Size: 48.8 MB

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An exciting intellectual game for those who love puzzles and want to feel like a god. Based on Japanese scanwords, or “nonograms,” the game will see you discovering six divine elements and protecting them from destruction by creating new elements to build an entire civilization!



Price: Free • Version: 1.0 • Size: 17.2 MB

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From the makers of the hugely popular DuoLingo comes a new education-based app to help you remember new material. A series of animated card decks can help you remember languages, geography, history, or pretty much anything else you can think of. Make your own decks to share with friends or pick from existing collections.



Price: $19.99/£14.99 • Version: 1.0 • Size: 9.5 MB

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Typewriter. Ring-binder. Scrapbook. Scrivener combines all the writing tools you need to craft your first draft, from nascent notion to final full stop. Tailor-made for creating long manuscripts, this is a premium app based on the Mac version, which has long been popular with writers.
Grow your manuscript organically, idea by idea.