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Android apps of the week (2/8): BBC Sport, Prince of Persia, AdSense, Office Mobile, Transit

Whether you want apps for sport, gaming or business, there's something for you in our round-up of the best new Android apps

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BBC Sport

Free

Updated in time for the new season, the BBC Sport app is now customisable, making it easier to get the latest news on your favorite team. Scores have also been more to the fore, helping you find the information you want as quickly as possible.

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Prince of Persia Shadow&Flame

£1.99

The classic platform game comes to Android. This revamped version of the 1993 original has spruced up graphics and touch-based controls, but otherwise sports all the same jumping, crawling and puzzle solving that made it so popular first time around.

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Google AdSense

Free

If you’ve got AdSense on your website you can now keep track of your income through the new official Android app. With a clean, easy to use design, a comprehensive set of data is broken down to enable you to see how your ads are performing.

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Office Mobile for Office 365

Free (requires Office 365 subscription)

The long awaited arrival of an official Office app onto Android is finally over. Or at least it is if you’re an existing subscriber to the Office 365 service. If not, there are plenty of high quality alternatives. OfficeSuite Pro and Kingsoft Office are among our favourites.

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Transit

Free

A favourite on iOS for some time, Transit has arrived on Android. This public transport app has limited support around the world – just 43 cities and mostly in the US – but it is beautifully designed and is an absolute must have if it works in your area.

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