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Fresh Android Apps for Apr. 27: QuickOffice Pro update, Dark Meadow, Pocket Academy

by Ian Black

Leave your office immediately! The QuickOffice Pro update described below lets you take your work on the road.

For fun, try the blood-curdling Dark Meadow: The Pact or the light-hearted and fluffy Pocket Academy.

QuickOffice Pro update ($14.99)

Like to get work done on your Android device? It just got easier. This update delivers features and functionality that make the suite of office apps more than just Microsoft Office document viewers.

Now, in PDF files you can add, edit and remove comments as well as select and highlight text. In documents, the app offers spellchecking, table creation and editing, and the ability to edit line spacing. For presentations, you can insert numbered lists, add duplicate slides, insert and rotate shapes. And, there are spreadsheet enhancements too. Go out and work!

Dark Meadow: The Pact (Free)

Pull on your ‘No Fear’ hoodie and grab your high-end (Tegra 3) Android device before you download this disturbing and scary first-person game. You wake alone in a mysterious hospital (shades of The Walking Dead, anyone?) and must solve the puzzle of how you got there while also fighting to stay alive as you battle hideous and monstrous creatures. The Unreal Engine 3 provides the killer fight mechanics for your crossbow and sword encounters.

The striking photo-realistic scenery will keep you glued to your seat, or perhaps that’s the black ooze streaming down the blood-smeared walls. Brace yourself for a “mature storyline” and nightmare-inducing memories.

Pocket Academy ($4.99)

Forget about enrolling your kids in a charter school; start a school of your very own with this academic version of the popular you-build-it game genre. First, set about the construction of the building and classrooms, then plan out courses, athletic events, art shows, proms, and everything you loved (or hated) about your own school career.

The better your school, the more students will enroll or transfer in. The more students, the more money for expansion and customization. Will the students go on to to college? Will they receive good job offers? Who will become the next “hot couple”? The school you create will help form their fate!

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