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Fallout Shelter is coming to Google Play. Photo: Bethesda

Fallout Shelter is coming to Google Play. Photo: Bethesda

Bethesda’s hit mobile game, Fallout Shelter, will finally arrive on Android next month with new content. The free-to-play vault builder, which was designed to promote Fallout 4’s upcoming release on consoles, is so good it made $5.1 million in just two weeks on iOS.

Thousands of apps on iOS and Android run invisible ads you didn’t know about. Photo: Apple

“What you don’t know won’t hurt you” is a common phrase that unfortunately does not apply to the apps on your phone. It turns out that thousands of apps on Android and iOS secretly have ads in them that you can’t see, and they very well might be what’s causing a number of problems that plague smartphones today.

You know you want free VR. Photo: BaDoink

You know you want free VR. Photo: BaDoink

If you can’t bring yourself to pay for a virtual reality headset made of cardboard, then now’s your chance to bag one for free, courtesy of a popular porn portal. BaDoink advertises the many safe-for-work things you can do with the device, knowing full well you’ll try some NSFW things, too.

Fallout Shelter is a hit. Photo: Bethesda

Fallout Shelter is a hit. Photo: Bethesda

Fallout Shelter, the terrific vault-building game from Bethesda, raked in a whopping $5.1 million during its first two weeks availability.

The payday is even more staggering when you take into account that the game is totally free to download and play, only offers one virtual add-on, and isn’t even available on Android yet.

The App Store continues to rule in revenue.

App Store continues to rule in revenue.

Android’s massive lead in market share is translating into a staggering number of app downloads, with Google Play serving 85 percent more apps than the App Store during the second quarter of 2015. But despite that, iOS is holding onto a significant lead where it matters most — in revenue.

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