Sep 20 AT 11:52 AM Taylor Wimberly 9 Comments

Android Rookies: 10 new apps worth checking out this week

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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 attention they deserve. We have shown in the past that this community can discover great apps and launch them to new heights, so we’re bringing back our weekly column Android Rookies that highlights new apps with less than 100k installs. Browse our new Android app picks below and let us know which ones you enjoy.

INTELLISCREEN

Pitch: IntelliScreen is the all in one App handling the screen timeout on your Android device! It’s easy to handle the screen timeout via app specific rules, the accelerometer position, the light sensor or individual dock settings. You will be always informed about the screen timeout via the system HUD. Lock your screen easily with the screen lock widget.

 

CLOUDMAGIC

Pitch: Put your mind at ease. Magically find anything when you need it the most. Lightning fast search across Gmail, Facebook, Twitter, Dropbox, Evernote, Box and much more.

 

FOTODANZ

Pitch: Capture your favorite movements in photos that dance! Create ridiculously cool motion photographs (cinemagraphs) with fotodanz.

 

BATTERY DOCTOR

Pitch: Battery Doctor, an easy battery saver to extend your battery life for free. It can give you an estimate time of usage with the current battery level you have. Moreover it would also let you know the different power usage for different activities you do on your Android device.

 

LEVELUP

Pitch: LevelUp is the pay phone app. Pay with your phone. Save time. Save money.

 

WEATHER EYE

Pitch: Weather Eye is for those who like their weather clean, simple and beautiful. The app includes 12 of the best weather icon sets available, with the ability to add your own icon sets.

 

PHOTOCHRON

Pitch: PhotoChron lets you take a photo a day, week or month and build timelapse videos. Take a photo every day, week or month and build it into a time lapse video for you to share with your friends.

 

SCOUT

Pitch: Meet Scout – a better way to discover where to go and how to get there. Join the tens of millions of people on the go, saving time, energy and effort with our hassle-free personalized navigation, local search, and live traffic.

 

LYRICSBOARD

Pitch: With this app you can get lyrics for the songs you like, and even the ones you don’t! You can translate the lyrics in more than 60 languages, see YouTube videos, images provided by Google and get Wikipedia infos. There are more than 1,500,000 songs and growing!!

 

MALUUBA

Pitch: The next generation of voice enabled personal assistant apps! The Maluuba “do engine” helps you search for local businesses, organize your calendar, alarms and reminders, and share great concerts and movies with your friends.

 

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