There’s a lot to like about the best Android apps of the week. We’re giving you a couple of games, along with titles to beautify both your body and your home.
: At long last, the social reader app has made its way to Android. The new version pulls together all Twitter feeds and helps you keep up with publications you follow. There’s also support here for Google+ (if you care) and YouTube. Free
: You might remember Centipede as an arcade game from the 80s. Now it’s gotten a reboot in smartphone-form, and you can embrace the nostalgia by blasting vermin out of your garden. $0.99
: The summer Olympics are quickly approaching, and you can picture yourself as a competitor by playing some of the featured games. Run track, swim the butterfly, and duke it out in other categories. By the time the Opening Ceremonies arrive next month, you’ll be ready. Free
Glidden on the Go
: White or eggshell? It can actually be agonizing to pick the color of a room—anyone who’s ever painted a house or moved into a new place knows it. This app makes it a little less painful, offering all of Glidden’s color options, letting you snap a picture of a room and render it in different colors, among other decision-making tools.Free
: Here’s another entry that’s been popular on iOS but has just now been made available on Android. Nike+ Running maps out your runs, tracks your progress, and motivates you to move those feet faster.Free