Sep 27 AT 12:36 PM 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.

FIELD TRIP

Pitch: Field Trip is your guide to the cool, hidden, and unique things in the world around you. Field Trip runs in the background on your phone. When you get close to something interesting, it pops up a card with details about the location.

 

OCEAN ALIVE VIDEO WALLPAPERS

Pitch: Inspiring scenes video wallpapers from nature that won’t drain your battery or slow your device. Alive stops when another app is running or your device is idle, so it uses no more battery than a photo wallpaper.

 

SCREENSHARE

Pitch: Share your phone’s screen with tablets. This application will work on phone side. It needs to work as a pair with ScreenShare for Tablet.

 

NQ MOBILE FAMILY GUARDIAN

Pitch: NQ Family Guardian is a parental control app that helps parents protect their children by providing an online portal to monitor their location and smartphone use, as well as manage how kids use their devices. Install NQ Family Guardian on your child’s smartphone to ensure your child’s safety and empower them to enjoy a safe digital experience.

 

PASS WALLET

Pitch: Bringing support for Apple’s Passbook mobile tickets to the Android platform. Collect all your tickets & coupons, from flight boarding passes to coffee shop loyalty cards in one easy to use application.

 

SNAPPEA

Pitch: Everything on your Android from your Windows desktop. Organize your contacts, music, and pics from the comfort of your desktop. Transfer any file in the blink of an eye.

 

USPYCAM

Pitch: The most powerful spy camera ever! It can capture without screen display, have killer mute way which can work in all devices, capture automatically, and more.

 

TELLY

Pitch: Telly: Discover, create & share videos with style. It lets you capture, add music, and share your best videos, is also a place to discover what to watch through your social connections, personal interests, and also simply through what’s trending.

 

DWELLABLE VACATION RENTALS

Pitch: Photos, maps and reviews of beautiful vacation rentals. Find the perfect vacation rental with Dwellable. From private beach getaways to family-friendly rentals, Dwellable’s comprehensive list of vacation rentals and powerful search and filtering tools help you plan your dream vacation.

 

POCKET PLANETS

Pitch: Pocket Planets is the most comprehensive 3D Solar System Simulator in the Google Play Store. With accurate scale representation of the Sun, Planets, Moons, Asteroids, Dwarfs and detailed information to the celestial objects.
Use it as educational software for your kids, or regardless if you are a beginner or advanced astronomer, this App brings you closer to the planets than any telescope.

 

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