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Android apps of the week (31/5): Next Browser, Opera Mobile Classic, doubleTwist, Everything.me, Duolingo

We round up the best new Android apps from the Play Store, including web browsers, a music app and a powerful launcher.

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Next Browser

Price: Free

From the GO Launcher Dev Team, Next Browser is the best new web browser on Android. Fast, lightweight and with an ultra-clean UI it is the epitome of a cutting edge mobile browser.

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Opera Mobile Classic

Price: Free

Another browser, and not a new one. But after the decidedly mixed reception to the updated – and now WebKit-based – Opera browser, the company has decided to make the original one available for download once again. Don’t expect updates, but it should suffice until the new version gets polished up a bit more.

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doubleTwist with MagicRadio

Price: Free

doubleTwist has long been one of the best and most popular music players on Android, and this week it got even better. A beautiful new redesign brought it fully into line with the Holo design guidelines for Android apps, making it more essential than ever before.

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Everything.me

Price: Free

This unique take on launchers has now been rolled out to UK users, with more countries to be added soon. Everything.me continually adapts your home screen to bring whatever information you need to the fore. Simply type or speak into a search box and relevant apps and other info will instantly appear.

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Duolingo

Price: Free

Want to learn a new language in time for your summer holiday? Duolingo can help you do just that, in a manner that is both simple and fun. Supporting Spanish, French, German, Portuguese, Italian and English it is a powerful and highly accessible app, and it’s hard to believe that it is free.

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