Google released a new app called Field Trip this week. Working in the background of your Android, the app has cards that pop up on your phone’s screen when it thinks you’re around something interesting. For instance, if you walk by a building downtown, a card might pop up that explains its history. Or, if you’re near a popular restaurant, a card might let you know that there’s tasty food to be eaten inside.
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Every weekend, we keep you updated on the latest and greatest apps released each week by creating a roundup of our favorites -- both new and updated.
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This week, we found an app that helps you discover new places nearby, and another that helps you find a parking space after arriving at your destination.
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Check out the gallery above for a look at this week's app highlights.
Still looking for more? See last week's Apps You Don't Want To Miss for some more highlights. Think we left a great new app off the list? Let us know about your own app highlights from this week in the comments below.
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