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In this week’s top stories: Google sends notices for a Google+ class action lawsuit settlement, the Pixel 5 may have gotten its launch date leaked, OnePlus teases Android 11 based HydrogenOS, and more.

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Google this week laid out how Play Music will stop working in the coming months. With that on the horizon, YouTube Music is striving for feature parity, and the service is finally gaining the ability to have personal playlists be played from Google Assistant. However, this is still in testing with limited reach.

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Google weather app disappears for some Android users, probably a bug

For a long time, the Google app on Android has had a not-so-hidden weather “app” built in. It offers a full UI with limited, but useful features. It gets the job done for a lot of people, and has a cute little frog too. Now, though, some Android users have noticed that the Google weather app has disappeared off of their phones.

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With the rise of video conferencing, Google is increasingly pushing Meet across its products. Gmail for Android and iOS are adding a dedicated “Meet” tab and the ability to quickly make/take calls inside the app.

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Microsoft’s Android Foldable is rumored to go on sale and start shipping as soon as this month. Official-looking renders have leaked today and show the final hardware design of the Surface Duo

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Today’s Android game/app deals + freebies: Lovecraft Untold, Todo Pro, more

We are now ready to gather up all of the best Android game and app deals for the weekend. Make sure you scoop up Stardew Valley while it’s down at $5 on Google Play, and then head back here for all of today’s most notable price drops. Our highlights range from games like Lovecraft’s Untold Stories, Grim Legends 2, and Demon Hunter: Chronicles, to freebie icon packs and productivity suites including Todo Task Reminder Pro + Widget at 50% off. You’ll want to head below the fold for a closer at today’s complete collection of the best Android app deals and freebies.

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