Aug 30 AT 11:56 PM Taylor Wimberly 13 Comments

Android Rookies: 10 new apps worth checking out

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New apps need lovin too, right? Every day there are thousands of new entries on the Google Play store, but many go unnoticed and never receive the detention they deserve. We have shown in the past that this community can discover great apps and launch them to new heights, so we are bringing back our weekly column for new apps with less than 100k installs. Browse our new Android app picks below and let us know which ones you enjoy.

JELLY BEAN KEYBOARD

Pitch: Annoyed with the crappy keyboard that came with your Android device? Install this stock Android 4.1 Jelly Bean keyboard ported from the Android Open Source Project.

 

KARAOKE BY PURESOLO

Pitch: Sing and record your favourite Karaoke songs with the free PureSolo Karaoke app. Browse karaoke tracks in pop, rock, hip-hop, R’n’B, standards and more. Once complete, share your recordings directly to Facebook and Twitter!

 

TRELLO

Pitch: The easiest way to organize anything. Whether you’re planning a surprise birthday party for your best friend, writing an epic screenplay, tracking million-dollar sales leads, or just making a list of stuff to get done this weekend, Trello makes sure you’re organized and on top of it all.

 

PITCHCAKE

Pitch: PitchCake is a place to use your voice to earn rewards for sweet ideas. Join today to start competing for cash prizes. All you need is your voice and a dash of creativity. If your pitch is the best, you’ll take home the cash prize!

 

RAVED

Pitch: You have places you like. Your friends know cool places, too. Raved makes it easy for you to discover, save and share great places with friends and people you trust. From restaurants to retail shops, day spas to night clubs, hotels to home service companies, they’re all there.

 

CASH KING

Pitch: It’s simple to earn money from Cash King. Download free apps, complete surveys and watch videos to receive instant cash from your mobile phone. You can receive the money you earned via PayPal or an Amazon Gift Card.

 

ONAVO EXTEND

Pitch: Onavo Extend lets you get up to five times more out of your data plan without changing the way you use your phone. With Onavo Extend, engage in more app activities, photo sharing, web browsing and more on 3/4G without breaking your data cap.

 

ZEEBOX

Pitch: See which TV shows are on right now, which are trending, what your friends are watching. Chat with friends, both one-to-one or with a group of friends. Live zeetags give you information about things on TV as you watch.

 

FAMILIAR

Pitch: Private, easy & free photo sharing across Android, iPhone, iPad, Windows & Mac. Familiar turns your Android phone or tablet into a stunning picture frame and photo wallet connected to family and friends.

 

EPISODE

Pitch: Episode is an amazing group networking app where you can hang out with groups of friends that you really care about. Share gossips, funny photos and cool places with your close friends, family, lover and colleagues like you do everyday in your real life.

 

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