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FreeAppFriday for 8/28/15: Word Games

Free App Friday! Today, the spotlight is on word game apps. Remember that free apps may include in-app purchase (IAP) options or be ad-supported, but given that these apps have been given very high ratings by MANY consumers, where IAP links or ads are present they must be pretty unobtrusive. Descriptions below are from the […]

Free App Friday For 8/21/15: Utilities

Free App Friday! The special Free App Friday posts I ran for the past two Fridays, each one focusing in on a specific type of app, have proven so popular that I’m doing it again. Today, it’s all about free utility apps. Remember that free apps may include in-app purchase (IAP) options or be ad-supported, […]

FreeApp Friday for 8/14/15: Match-3 Madness!

Free App Friday! This week I’m featuring nothing but match-3 type games, all free, and all rated 4/5 stars or better. Many of these take the match-3 concept to the next level with special puzzle mechanics, mini-games or battle scenarios. Remember that free apps may include in-app purchase (IAP) options or be ad-supported, but given […]

Angry Birds Permissions: Why So Many?

Following last week’s Free App Friday, which featured all-time classic free apps, I received a message from a reader who’s concerned about permissions in the Angry Birds Free app. Since these are very common permissions you’re likely to find on many apps, I’m going to go through them and explain them.     First, as […]

FreeApp Friday for 8/7/15: All-Time Favorites

Free App Friday! Today I’m doing something a little different than usual: today’s Free App Friday features all-time favorite free apps that are rated 4/5 stars or better in Amazon’s Android App Store as of this writing. These are the free apps everyone else has been talking about for months or even years now, so […]