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My latest Android Apps Weekly is live! A few really good game releases this week :)

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I hope everyone enjoys it!
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+khalil kaka lol it's actually not due out for another hour :P I just decided to publish early today
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Friday night was my first game night in a while. Needed the break and time with my social life. We're back to playing Hackmaster on a fun little campaign to pass the time =) I play a baker who is color blind, sucks at lying, and is wildly superstitious. 
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+Nihad I've only ever played D&D and Hackmaster. D&D is fun because it's easy to learn and modify (with your own custom rules, etc). Hackmaster is far more challenging and complex and is fun because the game actively tries to kill you. Much stricter rules and it operates on a "you rolled it, you play it" scheme. 
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So we've got 4 people doing King's Fall raid for the first time in Destiny. Dude is literally giving a class on how to do it and made us all sit down like a class room. I love this game.

The final part of this is rough, especially for having 4 noobs (I'm one of them). 
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+Mark Lastiwka that's not too bad of a helmet lol
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Happy #joescaturday everyone! Got a good shot this week =) thank you Taco Bell for providing suitable distraction. 
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Every time I see a blogger try to do a "why does Apple App Store do better than Google Play" and try to come up with reasons that aren't "because Android users are cheap pirates who literally drive developers crazy", I get a moment of "I know dem feels, brother/sister." I hate writing those articles and I can't imagine others really enjoy it.

It's a little ironic that saying out loud the actual reason Google Play isn't doing so well could drive traffic from your site. It's like you're being punished for telling the truth.

Thankfully, I don't really care. Whenever you see the headline "Why does Apple App Store make more money than Google Play?", the answer is always, without a shadow of a doubt, "Android users are cheapskates."

Go buy an app or a game you mooks! It's a few dollars, you've stuck more money than that into candy machines ffs.
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+Rangga Wiratno​​ okay we'll end the thread with this and then future generations can decide on who is right.

1. Apps usually cost between $1 and $5. That's nothing, even if you're not well off financially. All Android phones cost more than that so it stands to reason that if you can afford a smartphone, you can afford apps.

2. Irrelevant. Root and ad block has nothing to do with piracy because "install from unknown sources" doesnt require root to use. Anyone who knows how to torrent a movie can pirate an app. It requires far less technical knowledge than rooting.

3. If you don't have access to something, it stands to reason that you cannot have it. Piracy is a global problem. People do it in the US as often as they do in Europe, and probably just as often in India and other places. This isn't a problem that will he solved by giving second world people credit cards because it's a problem that is prevalent everywhere.

5. In the OP, I stated that Android users were cheapskates. By showing that people are also cheapskates with movies and music, you strengthen my original argument. Precedence makes my point stronger, not yours.

5. Paid apps/games account for less than 5% of revenue whereas freemium apps/games account for 95% of revenue. The download ratio is about the same as well. Your statement is statistically wrong.

Maybe I will have it in the podcast someday =) it's fun to talk about. 

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So my Corsair K70 came in today. Immediate reactions:

Typing with Cherry Mx Reds make typing with Cherry MX Blacks feel like you're running in the swimming pool.

I've missed having media keys.

Volume wheels are infinitely better than volume buttons.

USB pass through is awesome.

Worth every penny, so far. This thing is delightful to type on. 
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+Joseph Hindy​ I see. :p
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Amazon be all like "your package is out for delivery"

And I'm at my front window every 45 minutes all like... 
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+Randy Dierks lol that's pretty funny. I live about 300 miles away from their Kentucky hub, so all of my 2 day packages get "next day delivery" as long as I order it early enough.
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Another throwback for #joescaturday this week =) in the process of moving so I haven't had time to take pictures of my puppers. This is Dexter (right) and Luna (left) about 2 years ago. Happy #caturday everyone! 
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Aaaaand goodbye productivity. Looking really forward to playing this :)

Also, it's a huge game. 4GB after you get everything downloaded and ready. Today is one of those days I'm really glad I didn't drink the "all you need is cloud storage" koolaid and bought myself a phone with 64GB of internal storage.

:) Really, I'm such a fan boy. So excited.
Square Enix has been chugging through its Final Fantasy back-catalogue pretty quickly over the last few years, and while it still hasn’t brought us the much-anticipated mobile port of Final Fantasy VII, today Square brings us the very first Playstation Final Fantasy port, Final Fantasy IX. (For the record, Tactics was also a PS game, but the port was based off the PSP version.) Originally released back in 2000, the latest FF port takes place i...
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+chizusyo silwamba the platform shouldn't matter. What's the difference between buying FF6 on mobile for $15 and buying it on the Nintendo DS for the same price? Nothing, it's the same game. 
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My latest Android Apps Weekly is now live!

Written version -
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I hope everyone enjoys it!
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+Daniel Anwar I don't have whatsapp. Why not download it? 
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Hmm, seems like I got some music to listen to. It's comparison time! 
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Spotify for me , only one that can be logged in with a VPN then discconect the VPN with it still working (I live in Egypt ) and unfortunately I'm not premium (not available in Egypt and too expensive for me ) so I have spotifyskip module (which makes me feel like an asshole DX)
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Hello everyone, I'm Joe Hindy and I am a professional blogger.

I am currently the Android Authority App Guy (apps editor) as well as a member of our stellar YouTube team and weekly podcast. You're probably here because you know me from that. If not, welcome!

My interests vary greatly and include pretty much everything except sitting in traffic. And sometimes, if there's something good on the radio, even sitting in traffic isn't so bad.

My current Android devices include the HTC One M9, the NVIDIA Shield Tablet, the LG G Watch, and the Nexus 5. I also own the Xbox One and 360, a Nintendo 3DS, and a Sony PSP. I'm also a Fitbit owner. 

I have been a blogger since late 2011. I started on YouTube in 2013. I have a lot left to learn in both areas and all maturely presented feedback is welcome. 

Dat hair tho...
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EZ Notes - Instant Voice Notes - Android Apps on Google Play

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The Room Three - Android Apps on Google Play

“A triumph. We fully recommend immersing yourself in this atmospheric mystery†-“Much bigger and longer than the previous titl

Textra SMS - Android Apps on Google Play

Let's face it, the stock Android Messaging app really sucks! So time to try something new, but it has to be pretty special, right? It's here

Rayman Adventures - Android Apps on Google Play

Embark on amazing adventures through legendary worlds on a quest to rescue the Incrediballs!The enchanted forest is in trouble; the ancient

ES File Explorer Pro - Android Apps on Google Play

This is the Pro version of ES File Explorer (File Manager) - the must-have app for every Android user.You can enjoy all the benefits below o

Facebook - Android Apps on Google Play

Keeping up with friends is faster than ever.• See what friends are up to • Share updates, photos and videos • Get notified when friend

MediaMonkey – Android-Apps auf Google Play

MediaMonkey helps you navigate, manage and sync large music collections. Key features: - Sync (wirelessly *) with MediaMonkey for Windows (P

Proton-C - Εφαρμογές Android στο Google Play

Another Proton series icon pack named Proton-C (Circle).Each icon made one by one, it is very difficult to place an icon on top of a circle

FINAL FANTASY TACTICS : WotL - Google Play Android 應用程式

Final Fantasy Tactics: The War of the Lions has arrived for GooglePlay!Released as the Final Fantasy series' first tactical RPG in 1997, Fin

Google Spotlight Stories – Apps para Android no Google Play

Mergulhe em um mundo de contação de histórias criado especialmente para dispositivos móveis. Engenheiros e cineastas aclamados pela crítica

Smart IR Remote - AnyMote - Aplicaciones Android en Google Play

Ahora puedes utilizar tu teléfono como control remoto de infrarrojos (IR Remoto) ¿Por qué deberías utilizar más de un mando a distancia para

Summoners' War: Sky Arena – Apps para Android no Google Play

O Conselho dos Mágicos precisa de sua ajuda!Venha explorar um mundo em guerra por uma fonte vital: Cristais de Mana! Evoque mais de 400 tipo

CubX - Android Apps on Google Play

Try our free CubX; a new concept with 8 new pieces. The idea behind CubX is simple : • you don't control the pieces anymore • you control a

Grim Fandango Remastered – Android Apps on Google Play

***Now 33% off in celebration of launch week!***Something's rotten in the land of the dead, and you're being played for a sucker. Meet Manny

Google Handwriting Input – Apps para Android no Google Play

O Google Handwriting Input permite que você escreva à mão no seu smartphone ou tablet em 82 idiomas. Ele é compatível com caligrafia cursiva

Sync - Android Apps on Google Play

Sync lets you share your files directly from device to device without using the cloud. Sync photos, videos, presentations, PDFs, and more wi

System Monitor - Android Apps on Google Play

The most beautiful and versatile System Monitor for Android! This application provides real time system load statistics and important inform

Ready Player One - Books on Google Play

In the year 2044, reality is an ugly place. The only time teenage Wade Watts really feels alive is when he's jacked into the virtual utopia

FINAL FANTASY Record Keeper – Android Apps on Google Play

*** OVER 5 MILLION DOWNLOADS IN JAPAN *** RELIVE your favorite FINAL FANTASY moments in the megahit from Japan, FINAL FANTASY Record Keeper!

Yahoo Meteo - App Android su Google Play

L'acclamatissima app Yahoo Meteo è ora disponibile su Android, per regalarti foto mozzafiato corrispondenti alle attuali condizioni meteo e

The staff there is rude, dumb, stoned, or some mixture of all three. Ordered a #2 with NO mayo or onions. They gave me mayo and onions. Got a fresco sauce on the side for fries and they didn't include it. That place is a freaking mess. Make sure you check your ENTIRE order before leaving the parking lot. Seriously.
Public - 2 weeks ago
reviewed 2 weeks ago
I usually only come here for lunch and their early and mid shift employees seem to have a decent grapple on things. Their evening shift are a bunch of lazy, stoner idiots who seem to represent every argument the Republicans have against raising minimum wage to $15/hr. Despite being one of 3 cars in the drive thru, I was there for almost 20 minutes and two employees were outside smoking and goofing around. I'm certain they rang up my order a la carte instead of meals (showed up on the screen as such and they assured me it was right). To top it off, they got my order entirely wrong and when I asked the guy for lots of ketchup (we had 3 combo meals), he gave us 3 packets of ketchup. Also, the food was old (the chicken patties were dark brown and dried out like you see when they spend several hours under a heat lamp). If you go here, do it for breakfast or lunch. Avoid the evening shift like the plague unless you're really desperate (like drunk walking from the strip club across the street or something) or just go a couple miles to the one on Dublin Granville Rd. There's also one 2 miles away in Westerville. Take the extra 10 minutes and get the right food. If you do come here after 5pm, expect subpar, lukewarm food, the wrong food, to be charged too much for it, and to wait eternity for it. Read the other reviews, my experience is not something that rarely happens here. You don't get a 2.8 rating (as of December 2015) with a recommendation to go somewhere else when you do a good job. This place sucks.
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Public - a month ago
reviewed a month ago
Not open at night anymore? That's the best time to eat it! I'm actually genuinely upset this place lost the "open 24 hours" thing.
Public - 6 months ago
reviewed 6 months ago
I bought a new bed there last year. Friendly service, nice store. Would recommend.
Public - 9 months ago
reviewed 9 months ago
14 reviews
Every time I come in here, there is a new crew of people working. I have to wonder what's going on behind the scenes that's making everyone quit this place over and over again. In any case, the ever changing line of workers that passes through this place means everyone is perpetually new and it makes for a slow experience. The company really needs to look into why they can't hold on to employees at this store. As an add-on to Darryn's comment. I'm given to understand that Tosha is their general manager. If she's like that to customers, I can't imagine her treating her employees better. Maybe that's why they keep quitting and no one with experience is ever behind the counter.
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Public - 2 months ago
reviewed 2 months ago
Good store, most people are friendly. Their inventory is kind of hit or miss sometimes. Some days they'll have bread and milk, other days they won't. Also, the store closes an hour earlier than it says on Google Maps.
Public - 8 months ago
reviewed 8 months ago
Good establishment. Good selection. One of the better businesses in a run down area.
Public - 11 months ago
reviewed 11 months ago