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New Android apps worth downloading: Comics update, Fashion Scout Daily, Where's My Water? 2

by Phil Hornshaw

Comics fans, our first app worth downloading today is for you. It’s Comics, the online digital comics distribution app from Comixology, and it’s just gotten a new user interface to go with additional deals that brings more great comics to its already huge catalogue. We’ve also got Fashion Scout Daily, a fashion app that brings five great items to your attention every day across a number of price ranges. Bringing up the rear is Where’s My Water? 2, the follow-up to the hugely popular puzzler from Disney.

Comics update (Free)

ComicsWhat’s it about? Find, buy, download and read digital comic books and graphic novels with Comics from Comixology.

What’s cool? There are lots of apps that provide users with the means to buy, download and read ebooks, but Comixology’s Comics app lets you do the same thing with digital versions of comic books. You can use the app to search through a catalog of more than 40,000 comics and graphic novels, purchase and download them over an Internet connection. Comics also lets you read through the books you have saved on your device, and its latest update brings a new user interface and comics in high-definition resolution. Comixology has also made some new deals with publishers to bring even more popular comics to readers.

Who’s it for? Comic book fans will want to check out the huge number of books and novels available in Comics.

What’s it like? Grab Marvel Comics and Dark Horse Comics for more options on digital books and graphic novels.

Fashion Scout Daily (Free)

Fashion Scout DailyWhat’s it about? Use Fashion Scout Daily to shop for new fashions from your Android device, wherever you are.

What’s cool? Fashion Scout Daily is a shopping app for new clothes and items, but rather than present a huge catalog of stuff to search through, the editors behind the app find the best items and edit them down to five at a time. The “Daily” in Fashion Scout Daily means that each day, you’ll get five new products to check out and possibly purchase. The app includes choices that are useful for every price range, and you’ll also get daily style tips and the ability to share what you find with other users across social networks such as Facebook and Twitter.

Who’s it for? Fashionistas looking for the latest and greatest clothes and accessories will want to grab Fashion Scout Daily.

What’s it like? Find other great fashion buys with TrendStop Fashion TrendTracker and Fashion Freax Street Styles.


Where’s My Water? 2 (Free)

Where's My Water? 2What’s it about? The sequel to Disney’s well-loved water puzzler, Where’s My Water? 2 brings a huge number of new levels and a few new mechanics to players.

What’s cool? The puzzles of the Where’s My Water? games require players to do a little digging. Each stage tasks players with digging a conduit for water to move from the top of the screen to the pipes that supply a shower, but there are obstacles in the way that require quick thinking and careful navigation in order to circumvent them. Where’s My Water? 2 packs more than 100 levels and multiple characters, each of whom has his or her own mechanics to up the challenge of puzzles that need solving. You’re also able to connect your Facebook profile to the game, so you can challenge friends and see how your water-diverting skills stack up against theirs.

Who’s it for? Fans of Where’s My Water? and just about anyone who enjoys puzzlers should try Where’s My Water? 2.

What’s it like? Don’t forget to try the original Where’s My Water?, and the “Phineas and Ferb” themed spin-off, Where’s My Perry?.