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Top 10 Android Sim Games to Play in 2020

Would you like to drive a truck? Or hustle a whole pile of cash as a taxi driver? Maybe being a theme park tycoon or managing a mining company has been a long dream of yours? If so, our list of Top 10 simulation games for Android is exactly what you need. Grab your phone, sit back and enjoy!

1. Flight Pilot Simulator 3D Free — Ready to Take Off

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Higher than clouds. And faster than sound. This sim is a pure treasure for all fans of the genre. Especially if you want to try piloting a bird of steel on your smartphone or tablet. It has solid visuals and physics that can equally compete with GTA: SA’s aerial simulator part.

In this game, you get to complete various missions and beat challenges. How about perfecting your landing and taking off? Or practicing daredevil aerial stunts? And don’t forget the emergency missions, pilot! You will be tasked with saving lives, using your superior piloting skills.

The game has a big map available for a free flight mode. It’s a perfect regime to get some extra training. And learn a few dangerous maneuvers. Mount one of the aircraft — a passenger plane, a jet fighter — and make the air melt with the engine turbines!

Flight Pilot Simulator 3D free call in all aces!

2. Taxi Game Free — You Talking to Me?

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The idea is familiar: give a ride and get paid. However, it’s not as easy as it sounds. Just like in real life, you should avoid road accidents, crashes, and traffic jams. Because you can't risk your client’s well-being. Your tips and, therefore, success depend on it!

The gameplay details will provide fuller immersion. Use the GPS system to choose the best route. Answer the dispatch asap to be the first to pick up the fare. And don’t forget a large city area designed as a 3D megalopolis. You will have to memorize its streets and lanes if you want to beat your rivals. The game has leaderboards, via which players compete.

Try Taxi Game Free you’re a chauffeur, tactician and racer at the same time.

3. Bridge Constructor Simulator — Finesse & Precision

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This game requires you to be a true engineer. Use your brain to the fullest. Do all calculations with precision. Make the best architectural choices. Because if you don’t — a disaster will happen.

In the game, you’re the only bridge-engineering wizard around. And it’s only your mastery that can help timber trucks, school buses and ambulance cars to make it to the other side. The game requires as much focus and concentration as mine-clearing. If you misplace a certain detail of the bridge — a vehicle and its passengers will face a tragic end. As you can see, a lot depends on you in this sim.

Additionally, Bridge Constructor has impressive physics. Trucks and cars perfectly imitate real-life vehicles when put in motion. And a bridge collapse animation is dramatic: it crumbles like a house of cards. Even though it’s a fiasco, it’s still spectacular.

Be careful, thoughtful and creative in Bridge Constructor Simulator.

4. Fallout Shelter — Ghouls, Radiation & Shotguns

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A Fallout series spin-off, this game is a captivating survival strategy. Your goal is to manage a shelter that harbors survivors of a post-nuclear world. And it’s pretty tough. Especially in the beginning.

You will have a permanent shortage of energy, caps, food, water and weapons. You will have to allocate your manpower wisely. You will have meltdowns and fires. Your shelter will be regularly attacked by radroaches, raiders, and death claws. But the tougher the challenge — the bigger the payoff!

Apart from surviving, your brave Vault Boys and Girls can also explore the Wasteland or complete a side mission. Eliminate raider gangs, investigate mysteries and chat with talkative ghouls. Every successful mission will reward you with some tasty bounty: blueprints, Nuka Cola, rare weapons, and so on.

Another reward you will get is witty dialogues and Fallout characters who will come to join your shelter. Bittercup, Confessor Cromwell, Three Dog Night, and others will make a cameo.

Fallout Shelter needs a strong and clever leader!

5. Goat Simulator — Be the G.O.A.T.

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A peculiar beast, this game offers a truly harsh challenge. Which is becoming an alpha goat. Once you transform into this hallow-horned rascal, you will be tasked to bring as much chaos as only you can.

Wreck everything you see: tables, chairs, fences, tractors and bulldozers. Spread panic and terror amidst good farmers as you ravage the area with your psychotic antics. But don’t forget: you’re not invincible.

Your saga of destruction can abruptly end under a car’s wheels. At least, you can make it explode, as your farewell present to this idyllic countryside. The driver of a detonating vehicle will happily accompany you in your shock wave flight.

Goat Simulator is a refreshing piece of wild fun!

6. Euro Truck Evolution — Road Knight Adventure

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Solid physics, thoughtful gameplay, and realistic locations. This is what Euro Truck Evolution is all about. You get to drive 12 vehicles that belong to the real truck brands. Well-detailed physics and driving mechanics will accompany you on your travel through 20 European capitals: from Berlin to Rome. For extra comfort, you can connect a gamepad.

Stick to the schedule to clear a mission. Get your way out of an AI-powered traffic. Travel all over Europe. Customize your freighter. And keep trucking until you get your nickname in the Top 10 on the leaderboard.

Euro Truck Evolution will make you a virtuoso at handling a heavy cargo and a heavy truck.

7. Offroad LX Simulator — Lexus Time

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If you enjoy driving a 4×4 SUV with a roaring engine — this game is definitely for you. Master the tough art of cornering. Ride and switch from one camera angle to another. Learn how to tame challenging physics of the game. If you don’t — dents and bumps will be scattered all over your fancy, shiny ride.

The sim has different modes. Drive in the city, avoiding accidents and traffic police. Work on your extreme driving skills or enjoy free-riding in the Desert mode. As for Port and Airport arenas, they are good for perfecting finesse maneuvering.

Off Road LX Simulator is a great game for big fans of big vehicles.

8. Brazilian Ship Games Simulator — All Aboard

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Have you ever wondered what it’s like to pilot a massive boat? Do you think you’d do a better job than the Titanic’s entire crew? Then this sim is a chance for your sea wolf talents to shine.

You are the captain of a gargantuan boat. No matter if it’s a cruise ship or a cargo vessel — it’s your responsibility. So make sure to steer it masterfully. Avoid big waves, tsunamis and other vessels. Learn how to navigate in the mist. Do whatever it takes to complete the voyage on time without getting any critical damage.

Your ocean adventure will send you to every corner of the world. Get to see Thailand’s Buddha statues or sail the emerald waters of the Maldives. Every location is instantly recognizable and eye-pleasing.

But what’s especially enjoyable about BSGS, is its intricate ship controls. Switch to the cabin view and see for yourself: the blinking radar, speed regulators, rudders, and other whistles and bells. And a cherry on top — the deep and loud boat horn!

Brazilian Ship Games Simulator will let you brave the ocean.

9. Mouse Simulator — Little, Quick, Sneaky

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Another animal sim, Mouse Simulator, requires a subtle approach. You can’t raise much of a havoc in this game because your priority is to be a mouse: sneaky, quick and noiseless. To succeed in this game, you must be a true stealth champion. You should be a perfect food hunter. And a strategy talent could be of some help too. Why is that?

As a little mousey, you have a lot of natural enemies. Dogs will sniff around, looking for any trace of yours. Restless cats will prey upon your nutritious flesh. Giant insects, spiders and rats will also claim the ownership of your habitat.

On top of that, you will have a family to feed and protect. One of your priorities will be to establish a whole mouse dynasty. That means even more problems and hustle are coming your way. But hey, at least you’ll get to wear cute little sweaters.

Mouse Simulator will teach you how to steal cheese and run away from nasty kitties.

10. Coach Bus Simulator — Can You Bus?

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This sim guarantees an authentic bus-driving experience. That means your typical objectives will include:

  • Picking up passengers.
  • Covering very long distances.
  • Travelling from one city to another.
  • Sticking to your time schedule with precision.
  • Avoiding possible emergencies and accidents on the road.

Sounds like a lot of work. But in return, you will get to pilot a bus that impressively mimics weight, controls and maneuvering ability of its real-life analogue.

Your passengers aren’t static dummies, by the way. They act like real people, and you need to give them time to enter and exit the vehicle. That means you can’t afford yourself to lose time. So there will be a lot of maneuvers and route calculations.

But there’s more. Succeed at delivering your passengers to the destination on time. This will give you a chance to build a coach bus empire. Hire drivers, customize and expand vehicles. Make your profits increase. And write your company’s name on the side of your bus.

Coach Bus Simulator will show you beauty and troubles of the road life.

See You Later, Simulator

By far, these are the biggest 10 simulator titles on Google Play. Don’t hesitate and sail, fly, manage, command and transform into a goat. They are free to download, but in some games, extra levels, vehicles and customization charge a fee.

Which simulator games do you personally prefer? What’s your personal No. 1 sim of all times? Let us know in the comments!

Continue Reading The Hottest Android Apps of 2019

Hands down, the 2010s were revolutionary. Google Play started out humbly — in the beginning, there was a pool of just 50 apps for offer. Now there are almost 3 billion Android applications. If you try each for at least 1 minute, you’ll need 6000 years in total. We prepared a hit parade of the Hottest Apps of 2019 — try them until the decade is over!

1. TikTok — 15 Seconds of Hype

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Premiering in 2016, TikTok has lured 1 billion users. It conquered hearts of so many fans with its Vine-like short video format and a gargantuan music catalogue. People make memes, music videos, goofy tutorials and parodies, instantly attracting attention and viewers.

As of now, TikTok has become a true ‘fame machine’ for musicians. Thanks to the platform, songs, famous and obscure, get millions of plays. No Mercy, Old Town Road, Shooting Stars, Mo Bamba, Mia Khalifa, American Boy can prove it.

Besides, TikTok is equipped with an impressive video editor. You can add filters, masks and stickers to your vids. Change speed, use tempo synchronization or reverse the footage to make it more eye-catching.

TikTok will let your talents shine, so don’t be shy.

2. Disney Plus — Say Hello to Baby Yoda

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Disney Plus is an app that can overthrow Netflix. Or at least conquer some of its domain: this is a streaming platform with 500 movies and 7,500 show episodes. On the menu, you will see such intriguing titles as:

  • Monsters at Work.
  • Be Our Chef.
  • Guardians of the Galaxy.
  • Star Wars episodes from Phantom Menace to The Rise of Skywalker.
  • The Mandalorian, etc.

And admirers of old Disney works will surely appreciate Cinema Relics category. All in all Disney Plus app has a satisfying design, rich show collection and a humble price of $7 monthly.

Get a key to the Disney treasure of flicks, cartoons and shows with Disney Plus.

3. Glitch Video Effects — VHS Will Never Die

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Are you a fan of retro-styled videos? Then you must try this application. Its main gimmick is that you can oldify videos filmed with your phone. Select a VHS effect, and your video will be flavored with a nice early 90s vibe of Nirvana bootleg concerts. Retro, X-ray, Shadow, and Neon will also add some dusty spice to your content.

The videos rendered with GVE can be directly shared via Instagram, YouTube, Snapchat and, of course, TikTok. Just write a scenario, direct a vid, select it from the Gallery and travel to the past with its old-school filters.

Make your phone-made videos stylish with glitch Video Effects.

4. Google Stadia — Play Witcher on Touchscreen

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Google Stadia offers a service that all gamers have been waiting for. It streams games in real-time to your Android gadget. So you can play the likes of GTA V, Jedi: Fallen Order, Destiny 2 or Doom Eternal right on your mobile phone.

However, the service earned mixed reviews. Mainly because of its latency issues. Another problem is that there’s no play-all-you-want policy. Instead, you have to make a purchase, paying for every game individually.

However, Google Stadia is appreciated by the gamers who need to be on the go often. It liberates them from bringing console anywhere they go. Plus, it does support the promised 60 FPS.

Play your favorite PC & console games on the go with Google Stadia.

5. Ablo — International Relations

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No habla Ingles? No problemo! Ablo is an application that allows you to connect with people from every corner of the world. Its central feature is that it has a clever translator that can interpret your chat messages and even live conversations. That means you don’t have to worry about the language barrier anymore.

If you want to learn about cultures, practice a foreign language or make a friend on a faraway continent — Ablo is your choice. It knows almost every language in existence, including Chinese, Icelandic, Portuguese, Russian, Danish, Ukrainian, and so on.

With 1 million users, Ablo won a Google Play Best App award this year. It destroys interaction barriers, allows you to explore cultures and prevents chats from getting polluted with inappropriate messages.

Speak in 100 tongues with Ablo!

6. Google Maps — Travel and Never Lose Your Way

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By far, Google Maps is the best cartographic app in the world. With it, you can find any location on every continent. Set a route using the GPS system. Find a nearby gas station, restaurant, hostel or a grocery store. Check their ratings and reviews. Find the top places to visit when abroad and bookmark them.

Yes, Google Maps is a key app if you’re going to another country. But  it’s also useful on the road. Since its recent update, it alerts you about accidents, traffic jams and speed traps. So, if you’re flying 3000 miles away or taking a family trip to a nearby town — Google Maps is a must-have.

Google Maps is better than a compass.

7. Call of Duty: Mobile — Better than Fortnite?

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Despite critics’ speculation, CoD Mobile wasn’t a flop. 100 million players downloaded the game in its first week. It’s an online first-person shooter set in Call of Duty universe. Here you get to play in Survival, Deathmatch, Search & Destroy, Sniping Battle and other modes.

But the true gem in the crown here is the Battle Royale mode. Borrowing a famous gimmick form Fortnite and PUBG, the game clashes you with a huge multitude of other players. And the premise is classic: stay alive, kill anyone you see and be the last man standing. The shrinking arena eliminates all chances for campers to win.

Try CoD: Mobile if you want something new in the Battle Royale genre.

8. Bouncer — Keep Apps in Check

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Bouncer is a clever application, which lets you have full control over any app’s features. So, you won’t have to waste your time digging through settings and tweaking them manually. For example, just tell Bouncer for how long an app can use its GPS function. After that amount of time is up, Bouncer will shut the unwanted feature down.

Let Bouncer save your phone’s resources!

9. TickTick — Let’s Get Busy, Nice and Easy

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TickTick is a to-do app that will help you organize both work and personal life. With it, you can create recurring tasks, set reminders and alerts, get push notifications or make bucket lists. Besides, there are widgets to use, so you won’t forget about any important event.

The coolest thing about TickTick is that it’s free of charge. And, unlike in similar free apps, you can create group tasks and share them with other people. Planning a family picnic? Need to have an artistic collaboration completed asap? Your student group is planning an expedition? TikTick will solve organizational issues. For free!

Be a disciplined and organized hard-worker with TickTick

10. Podcast Addict — Podcast a Spell on You

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Podcast Addict is a great alternative to the likes of TuneIn. With this app, you get free access to millions of podcasts on all topics imaginable: science, business, history, old-school music, paranormal, fashion, and so on.

But it’s not about just podcasts. PA also neatly keeps in one place audio books, news, RSS feeds, and streams from Twitch, SoundCloud and YouTube. You can customize the playback speed, create playlists, skip silence, tweak volume and download audios as mp3 files.

Podcast Addict’s interface is sleek and laconic. You won’t have to spend countless minutes on exploring it. And as a little bonus, it can be used as a standalone music player.

Organize your favorite podcasts with Podcast Addict.

Cool Apps Missing…

Our list mentions Android apps that either won the Google Play Award in 2019 or saw a rise in popularity this year. We were limited to just ten positions. So, what’s the 11th app that you would add to your hit parade? Which applications made your life better in 2019? Lets us know in the comments!

Continue Reading Reaching Inbox Zero: top apps that help

Inbox Zero is not a new technique, but for many users keeping your inbox empty is still like a Zen state you can never reach. If you have no idea where to start and don’t have much time to empty your Inbox, just pick the right apps. They will get your inbox in order. Here is the collection of free apps that help. If you have more apps to add, share them in the comments below.

Total cleaning with Cleanfox

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Before we start, let’s clean your Inbox from garbage with the help of Cleanfox. The app exists on both iOS and Android platforms. It scans messages and puts them in the order of frequency. Cleanfox analyzes the total amount of letters you receive and open from a particular sender. Depending on the number, you may want to keep the subscription and save all the previous messages, keep the subscription and delete all the old messages or just unsubscribe from this sender.

Cleanfox takes care not only of your email but about your future as well. It calculates how much CO2 is burned due to your emails on the server. And every time you clean your Inbox, the numbers go down. Every new person that will join the service because of your advice is the reason for Cleanfox to plant a tree in Zambia. With this app, you are sitting at your office, doing nothing, while the world is saved on your behalf.

The temporary email address that saves you from spam menace

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Sometimes we don’t have any other choice than to give an email address to third parties. Usually, it happens when you need to go through the verification process. While it seems harmless, your email address stays in the database. And after some time, your email is spammed with graymail.

In this case, it is better to use a temporary email address. Fortunately, they are provided by numerous apps. For example, InstAddr for iOS or SpamBox for Android will provide temporary email addresses that you may throw away later.

If you need a permanent remedy, use ManyMe. The program helps you to create various email names and connect them with your actual Inbox. Every minute the address can be deleted.

Hide emails, not delete them

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This sounds like an awful thing to do to the whole Inbox Zero philosophy. But from time to time we all need to remind ourselves how cool an empty box looks like. Even though you have dozens of unwritten and uncategorized emails, you can still postpone them. Use the Boomerang program for Gmail. You are able to hide up to 10 messages every month just to open them when the time comes. For mobile platforms, use Exchange and Outlook apps.

Simplify your task

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It does not have to be that hard. But once you started to clean the house, do it like a pro. Implement the same technique to every email account you have. And Email by Edison is going to help you on your way. This app cleans all the letters with expired dates, like travel alerts, group meetings, package deliveries, etc.

Call for help from Loop Email

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The app is a treasure for all shared inboxes. The app is available on iOS, Android, Windows, and Mac. It helps teams and saves your deadlines.

It attracts the attention of the team to the income messages and provides conditions for discussion, before the response. It is free for up to 20 people and has a storage of 10GB. But you can try paid services with extra storage and more people to include.

Unsubscribe with a tap

Of course, Gmail offers you an unsubscribe option, like any other email service. But you will have to spend some time doing it. If you have numerous candidates for unsubscribing, it might take a long time. This is where the Unsubscribe Button extension made by Chrome may become a lifesaver. With this extension, you will be able to forget about unwanted subscription with a single tap on the icon or stroke on Shift+4.

Do you need these apps?

For starters, all the apps I mentioned above are free. They are easy to control and don’t usually take much space on your phone. So, why not try it? On average, we receive up to 10-20 letters via our work emails every day. Many of them are vital, and some of them are just spam. There is a good chance that you might lose important letters in the pile of spam. These apps that I mentioned earlier will help you to keep your correspondence in order. If you have already had experience with these apps, please share your impression. You may like or dislike them, and I wonder what other apps you may recommend to your fellows at the office.

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