Top 5 Android Apps & Games of the Week (August 5, 2016)


Every week, hundreds of Android apps and games are submitted to the Play Store. If you’re not paying attention 24/7, it’s easy to miss some of the best stuff. Every week we will highlight five of the best new or overlooked apps and games. You’re sure to find some hidden gems in these recommendations. Go forth and download!

1. Cinematics

Cinematics is the perfect combination of IMDB and Google Search. It’s a beautifully designed guide for movies. You can quickly see what’s playing, upcoming, popular, and top rated. Dive into a movie to see ratings and reviews and cast information. If you’re one of those people that constantly looks up movies on Google, check out this app.

DOWNLOAD: Cinematics – Google Play

  • Price: Yes
  • In-app Purchases: Yes
  • Rating: 4.3/5
  • Installs: 10,000 – 50,000

2. Linia

Linia is a puzzle game all about colors and lines. At the top of the screen, you’ll see a row of colored dots. Underneath will be a random cluster of shapes in the colors you need. The idea is to draw a line that intersects with the correct colors in the order shows at the top of the screen. It’s not as easy as it looks.

DOWNLOAD: Lina – Google Play

  • Price: $1.99
  • In-app Purchases: No
  • Rating: 4.9/5
  • Installs: 50 – 100

3. Bonza Word Puzzle

Bonza is not your traditional crossword puzzle. Think of it like a crossword puzzle that has been exploded into bits. Your job is to put the pieces back together. It’s sort of like a word search and a jigsaw puzzle put together. Drag the sections of crossword puzzle together to create words and solve the puzzle.

DOWNLOAD: Bonza – Google Play

  • Price: Free
  • In-app Purchases: Yes
  • Rating: 4.5/5
  • Installs: 100,000 – 500,000

4. Stitch It!

Stich It! has been a popular app on iOS for a while, and now it’s available on Android. The app allows you to take multiple screenshots and stitch them together into one long screenshot. This comes in handy when sharing conversations, long webpages, and more. Just choose the screenshots, crop them, and then let the app stitch it all together for you.

DOWNLOAD: Stitch It – Google Play

  • Price: Free
  • In-app Purchases: Yes
  • Rating: 4.0/5
  • Installs: 1,000 – 5,000

5. Sesame Edge

Sesame Edge is a quick way to switch between apps. It uses the edge of your screen as a hot spot for multitasking. Touch the edge of your screen to see the last 10 apps you’ve used. A keyboard also appears so you can search for any app, contact, or setting and jump right to it. Sesame Edge is very powerful and great for multitasking.

DOWNLOAD:Sesame Edge – Google Play

  • Price: Free
  • In-app Purchases: No
  • Rating: 4.5/5
  • Installs: 500 – 1000

More Best Apps & Games

Our Download This series includes the best apps and games you should be downloading. We also have more lists for the best apps and games on Android. Check them out below!

Joe Fedewa
Ever since I flipped open my first phone I've been obsessed with the devices. I've dabbled in other platforms, but Android is where I feel most at home.

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