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New Android apps worth downloading: Mobie, FIFA 14 by EA SPORTS, Motoheroz

by Andrew Koziara

If mobile security and data/power efficiency are a major concern in your life, then be concerned no longer. Instead, just download Mobie, the new ultra powerful 6-in-1 security/efficiency app. Once you feel secure with your phone, you can enjoy the best soccer video game to hit mobile in years with FIFA 14. Then you can enjoy the port of the WiiWare darling from the Trials HD creators themselves, Motoheroz.

Mobie (Free)

What’s it about? Something of an ultimate security and efficiency app, combining what would usually be six apps into one.

What’s cool? Smart phones are much more delicate and complex than most people appreciate much of the time, and maintaining them takes a lot more work than old dumb phones. Mobie from innoPath Software is looking to be your only necessary security and maintenance app, by putting Malware and Virus security, Anti-theft precautions and measures, power and battery life optimization, data consumption monitoring, a memory booster, and app recommendations based on usage and trust. Like I said, it’s pretty comprehensive, and it works really well. I just scratched the surface here, there are way more functions to discover yet.

Who’s it for? People who want their phones to be more efficient and secure than ever before, avoiding annoying tech support calls.

What’s it like? Some other fine security apps include are Antivirus & Mobile Security from TrustGo, and Find My Phone for when you lose your stuff.

FIFA 14 by EA SPORTS (Free)

What’s it about? The latest and greatest FIFA game from EA Sports and a triumphant return to form for the series.

What’s cool? Just like the console version of FIFA 14 was something of a return to form for the soccer series, this mobile version is probably the best mobile soccer game of all time. With 33 leagues, over 600 licensed teams, and more than 16,000 players, this is the biggest and most customizable FIFA game to date. The graphics are excellent, especially optimized for tablets, and the touch controls are seriously well implemented, and the soundtrack, as usual, is pretty bangin’. It’s free to download, and there is some IAP, but it’s pretty unobtrusive, and this week only you can get a free gold premium package.

Who’s it for? Soccer fans that prefer to do their gaming on mobile.

What’s it like? Real Soccer 2013 from Gameloft was the previous king. Soccer Superstars 2012 from Gamevil is a great alternative.

Motoheroz (Free)

What’s it about? From the creators of Trials HD, this is one of the fastest and most furious, most colorful Trials style racer.

What’s cool? Originally released on WiiWare, this is one of the best platform racing games around. With plenty of secrets to find across thirty unique, colorful, and exciting tracks, you’ll race the clock and compete against your friends and the world on the global Leaderboards. RedLynx are the undisputed kings of this genre, and everything in the design is suited to make the super challenging levels as easily replayable as possible, with little frustration. There are also plenty of upgrades to unlock and purchase, and they make a big difference. This is the closest thing we have to a mobile Trials game.

Who’s it for? People who want a motocross style platform racer from the true masters of the genre.

What’s it like? Until we get an official mobile Trials, Trial Xtreme 3 is the current usurper to the throne.