Mar 3rd, 2020 publishUpdated   Mar 16th, 2020, 8:33 am

The Google Play store is full of awesome apps that can help you with tasks or simply help you take a break and relax with an engaging game. This article consolidates the Apps and Games we highlighted for the month of February. Scroll through to find a couple of new options we think you will enjoy!

Beta Maniac – Life of a beta tester

Description: Beta Maniac is a great tool for adventurous Android users looking to try out the latest release of their favorite apps. The app periodically scans your device and informs you when new beta versions are available. You can easily subscribe and manage your subscriptions directly from the app.

  • Price: Free
  • In-app Purchases: No
  • Rating: 4.8/5
  • Installs: 10K

Install Beta Maniac

Knewz: Local & World News App

Description: Knewz is a brand new news aggregator app for people seeking unbiased, trusted, true and quality journalism. All Knewz stories are presented to you after the content is critically reviewed and evaluated to make sure it presents a balance of coverage and context.

  • Price: Free
  • In-app Purchases: No
  • Rating: 3.9/5
  • Installs: 5,000+

Install Knewz

Napkin Calculator and Notepad

Description: Napkin is a unique, but helpful app. Think of it as a cross between a calculator and a spreadsheet. Enter text and if necessary, associated value. Once everything is entered type the mathematical formula you want to Napkin to complete. Light and Dark modes are included in the app.

  • Price: Free
  • In-app Purchases: Yes
  • Rating: 4.7/5
  • Installs: 100+

Install Napkin Calculator

Screencode – Offline File Transfer

Description: Screencode lets you quickly share files among friends and family. a screencode is similar to a QR code but contains more information and lets you easily transfer data without having to configure NFC, Wifi, or other commonly used methods of transferring data between devices. Screencode can transfer many types of files, but transfer speeds can vary greatly. It’s best used for documents.

  • Price: Free
  • In-app Purchases: No
  • Rating: 4.4/5
  • Installs: 100+

Install Screencode

Scroll: A better internet

Description: Twice as fast, 80% fewer trackers, no distracting ads. The Scroll app unlocks a fast, clean, ad-free experience on an increasing number of sites. Scroll works across Safari, Firefox, Chrome and lots of other in-app browsers including Facebook, Twitter, Reddit, and Flipboard. Ad-free sites include The Atlantic, USA Today, BuzzFeed, Vox, The Verge, Business Insider, Slate, Salon and hundreds of others.

  • Price: Free
  • In-app Purchases: No
  • Rating: 4.6/5
  • Installs: 1,000+

Install Scroll: A better internet  

Happy Wheels

Description: Happy Wheels is a popular web-based game that’s been given the mobile treatment. You play as one of several unique characters including an Effective Shopper and a Business guy each with their own method of transportation. Travel through over 60 levels dodging spikes, harpoons, and other objects.

  • Price: Free
  • In-app Purchases: Yes
  • Rating: 4.5
  • Installs: 100K

Install Happy Wheels 

Kiki’s Vacation

Description: Kiki’s Vacation sets you off to the breezy paradise of Kokoloko Island in a relaxing idle adventure! Join Kiki as she befriends the locals, explores the islands’ secrets, finds romance (*wink*wink*) and discovers herself in the process!

  • Price: Free
  • In-app Purchases: Yes
  • Rating: Early Access
  • Installs: 500+

Install Kiki’s Vacation

Magic: ManaStrike

Description: Magic: ManaStrike is a battle-strategy game set in the Magic: The Gathering theme. Using mana colors players are familiar with, craft your team and use your cards strategically to defeat your opponent. Summon Planeswalkers to turn the tides of the battle and capitalize on their unique skills to win. Each battle lasts only a few minutes with Seasonal ranked play available. Bring on the battles!

  • Price: Free
  • In-app Purchases: Yes
  • Rating: 4.1/5
  • Installs: 500K

Install Magic: ManaStrike

MergeCrafter

Description: MergeCrafter is an idle puzzle game merging objects together to form new ones and discover new items in Runaria. Complete enough puzzles and you can unlock additional biomes and game mechanics. No internet? No problem, MergeCrafter can be played offline. Start building today.

  • Price: Free
  • In-app Purchases: Yes
  • Rating: Early Access
  • Installs: 100+

Install MergeCrafter

Stickman Trick Soccer

Description: Let’s kick the ball into the goal! What sounds easy will be quite challenging because in Stickman Trick Soccer you have to find and play the best possible path to the goal which is covered by various obstacles. Use some of them for your advantages like trampolines, wheels and wind machines and try to avoid others like spikes, water, and explosives.

  • Price: Free
  • In-app Purchases: No
  • Rating: 4.3/5
  • Installs: 10K

Install Stickman Trick Soccer

Activity Bubbles – A Digital Wellbeing Experiment

Description: Activity Bubbles is a new way from Google for you to quickly see how often you use your phone. Every time you unlock an activity bubble appears on your home screen. The longer you are on your phone, the bigger the bubble. I know it’s easy to lose track of time on your phone so this is a quick visual way to let you know if you need to lock your phone and walk away for a few minutes.

  • Price: Free
  • In-app Purchases: No
  • Rating: 4.0/5
  • Installs: 50K

Install Activity Bubbles

 

Github

Description: GitHub is a development platform inspired by the way you work. From open source to business, you can host and review code, manage projects, and build software alongside 40 million developers.

  • Price: Free
  • In-app Purchases: No
  • Rating: 4.3/5
  • Installs: 10,000+

Install GitHub

Malwarebytes Call Protection

Description: Malwarebytes Call Protection helps eliminate scam calls and emails to your phone. Using their large data set of known bad numbers and text messages with malicious links, you can feel at ease knowing when a scam call comes into your phone.

  • Price: Free
  • In-app Purchases: No
  • Rating: Ear;y Access
  • Installs: 1,000+

Install Malwarebytes Call Protection

Microsoft Launcher Preview

Description: Microsoft Launcher Preview gives insight into upcoming features on a very popular launcher. The engine is rebuilt and allows features such as Dark Mode, Landscape Mode and numerous speed improvements in loading pages. As it is a preview build, you might run into a few quirky app behaviors so make sure you give the devs feedback.

  • Price: Free
  • In-app Purchases: No
  • Rating: Early Access
  • Installs: 10,000+

Install Microsoft Launcher Preview

Steno Notes – minimalistic note-keeping & writing

Description: The traditional art of note-taking and writing brought on your phone through a clean and clutter-free design to eliminate every distraction. Your creativity will do the rest. Steno is a lightweight note-taking and writing app centered around minimalism to avoid all the unnecessary and distracting stuff.

  • Price: Free
  • In-app Purchases: Yes
  • Rating: Early Access
  • Installs: 5,000+

Install Steno Notes – minimalistic note-keeping & writing  

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