New Android apps worth downloading: Google Play Books and SO.HO updates, Fist of Awesome

Oct 16, 2013

Today’s apps that are worthy of your hard drive space are of the updated and useful variety. First is the updated Google Play Books, which allows users to buy and read ebooks and which has new features, including the ability to search the text of ebooks for specific phrases. Following that is an update to SO.HO, a social networking app that pumps your feeds from Facebook, Twitter and Instagram onto your home screen and makes it easy to interact with all three. Finally, in the games department is Fist of Awesome, a side-scrolling brawler with old-school graphics that’s simple to play, as well as hilarious.

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Phil Hornshaw

Phil Hornshaw is a freelance writer, editor and author living in Los Angeles, dividing his time between playing video games, playing video games on his cell phone, and writing about playing video games. He’s also the co-author of So You Created a Wormhole: The Time Traveler’s Guide to Time Travel, which attempts to mix time travel pop culture with some semblance of science, as well as tips on the appropriate means of riding dinosaurs. Check out his profile.

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