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Fresh Android Apps for Nov. 21: Syncplicity, Snappy Dragons, NFL Flick Quarterback

by Ian Black

It’s Thanksgiving week, so some of you already be starting or about to begin your vacations. For remote file access while you’re away, try Syncplicity. And, since you’ll have more time for fun on your hands, play Snappy Dragons and NFL Flick Quarterback.

Syncplicity (Free)

Need some secure file storage? Check out Syncplicity. For free, you get access to 2GB of cloud storage.

There are several such storage services out there but this one includes some rare features. Like other services, you can access this storage from several devices and it comes optimized for Android devices and the Kindle Fire. Unlike some of the competitors, all files are encrypted and store securely.

Even better, if any of your devices get stolen, simply “unlink” it from Syncplicity online and it will wipe any data on the stolen device and prevent future access.

Snappy Dragons (Free)

What’s scarier than an angry bird? An angry dragon! Powerful, yet perhaps very shortsighted wizards have kidnapped the babies of the yellow dragons. In our world, these wizards would have some serious ‘splaining to do – but in this magical land, the dragons just want to turn these evil wizards into toast.

Like Angry Birds, your finger drives the action. Here you shoot fireballs through maze-like puzzles to burn the floating red wizards to a crisp without harming the younglings. The landscapes are fantastic and challenging and the fireballs cause dramatic damage. Could this be the game of the holidays?

NFL Flick Quarterback ($2.99)

I don’t want to run the whole team, I just want to play QB! The creators of Flick Golf and Flick Soccer take to the gridiron to deliver flick action of football.

Customize the jersey to select the team and player of your choice, then start flicking to throw. You’ll find realistic 3D pass and rush scenarios as well as fun challenges like the “trash can” trick shot.

Don’t miss the beautifully rendered stadiums, the day or night game times, or the cheerleaders before the game starts.