Best Android apps this week

Best to download these choice Android apps this week, before the onslaught of new hardware at CES distracts you

Modern Combat 3 £4.99

Apocalyptic battles and first person shooting fun in this iOS hit, which will join the rest of Gameloft's app titles in its NY sale for 24 hours on a mystery date – keep an eye on Gameloft's Facebook page to snag a bargain Android game.

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aDj Player £Free

It's no looker like Djay but this free DJ app for Android has some useful features. You can view your phone's music library as zoomable waveforms and play around with pitch and tempo with BPM counts, scratching and reverb/ flanger effects.

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Sonic CD £1.91

Dr. Eggman, Metal Sonic and Time Stones all make an appearance in SEGA's Sonic Android app – which is discounted until January 8th. Choose from US or Japanese soundtracks as you race around Never Lake – but be warned, you'll need patience for the initial download.

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Twonky Video £Free

An app that doesn't discriminate, letting you beam videos from your Android smartphone or tablet to a ton of devices including connected TVs, Apple TV and Wi-Fi speakers with Twonky Video. myTwonky (in beta) also suggests new video content based on what you've watched, and lets you create themed channels.

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Real Racing 2 £Free

Try this massive racing game on Android for free or upgrade to the full game with 30 officially licensed motors, 15 tracks and impressive graphics. The Career Mode offers ten hours of gameplay and there's a choice of five camera angles.

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