It’s Sunday, so let’s see what is going on in Google Play. Almost had a heart attack this morning when I opened a browser and saw the New Nexus 7 advertised – turns out the Play store is still defaulting to US in one of my browsers after the testing I did for the post on how to order a Chromecast from the US. But back to reality, it’s no here…yet.
So, what is in stock – Nexus 4, 7 and 10 are still there in hardware, with the Nexus 7 still offering free shipping. Might be time to drop those prices a bit to clear out old stock, we know a new one is on its way.
Movies – There’s a sale on movies to own from $6.99. Unfortunately they’re all the SD version, HD costs more like $8.99, which isn’t terrible, but could be better.
Music – Check out the Top Selling Albums. There’s no real value here, just a list of the top selling Albums on Google Play.
Apps – There’s a Play Picks App focus at the moment. Nothing terribly stand out here but worth a look.
Magazines – Good to see Google flogging the dead horse that is the Royal Baby News – they actually went to the trouble of doing a focus on Magazines featuring the Royal Baby.
Books – The 99c Book sale that has been running since last year is still going, time to freshen it up a bit Google. Of course there’s always the Google Play Books Deal of the week, which is The Sweetest Hallelujah by Elaine Hussey for $4.99
Found a good deal on an app you’d like to share? Are you an Australian developer with an app you would like reviewed? Or have you found a most expensive app on the Play Store? Let me know! You can tweet me or email me.
Free Apps of the Day
This beloved pastime brought to Android. Smooth animations and tastefully designed graphics make for an effortless gaming experience. Useful functions like Undo and Hints add to the rich interactivity. Play in two-player mode against a friend or try your hand in one-player games against a computer opponent.
$0.00 – was $0.99
Resize your photos easily with ‘Resize Me!’ before sending them by Email or sharing them on Twitter, Facebook, …
You can do that with just one click, or use the interface to rotate, crop and resize.
Unlock: Go to App Settings, Click on the ‘Promo Code’ and enter code ‘appoftheday’ and get the a free version plus two additional effecets (batch resize and watermark).
$0.00 – was $1.33
Kick back and relax with Summer Mahjong! Play 8 original layouts with all the best features–including hint, undo, and shuffle buttons. Our simple interface and challenging puzzles are great for kids, and fun for adults.
Note: No value today, Summer Mahjong is usually free.
$0.00 – was $0.00
Fast Pro for Facebook (Sale)
Trial: Fast for Facebook
Fast is a new and free client to manage your Facebook© account! Fast is born from the idea to give a great and full experience even to the less powerful device!
Fast it’s also a social reader, you can organize your list and read-share all the stories from your favorite blogs or newspapers.
$0.99 – was $2.11
Trial: Doodle Devil™ F2P
Doodle Devil – new best-seller by JoyBits. Doodle Devil has been created to maintain balance in the Universe, to mess up with Doodle God.
And now you have to aid Doodle Devil in destruction of everything. Stay updated with both games, there are many new things we will add to them!
$0.99 – was $2.99
Trial: Doodle God™ Free
What’s inside your Phone? Circuits, microchips, batteries? No! Your Phone is full of fire, water, earth and air! What do you do with your Phone? Make calls, send texts, check emails? Boring! With Doodle God™ you can create storms, build armies, grow a civilization and: drink vodka!
$0.99 – was $2.99
Trial: Bridge Constructor FREE
Construct a bridge with different materials, put it to the test using cars and trucks, and unlock the next brain-teasing level!
Explore the beautiful island nation of Camatuga and build bridges over deep valleys, canals, or rivers. Stress tests reveal whether the bridges you construct can withstand the daily stress of continual use from cars and trucks.
$0.99 – was $1.99