Dec 13 AT 11:57 AM Taylor Wimberly 103 Comments

Android Rookies: 10 new apps worth checking out this week


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.


Pitch: Viddy is a simple way to capture, beautify, and share video from your phone. Turn everyday moments into perfect little movies with Viddy for Android. From pristine sunsets to playful pets and from epic concerts to family memories, “Viddy Moments” are everywhere!


Google Zeitgeist 2012

Pitch: Every year, Google aggregates billions of search queries (over 1.2 trillion in 2012) and finds trends among who and what is being searched for throughout the world. We compile all of this data into “Top 10″ lists, which cover everything from Sports to Fashion to the News.


KoolrPix Studio

Pitch: The most awesome photo fun you could ever dream of having with your clothes on! Finally, everything you’ll ever need in one fun-filled photo personalization app to turn all your images into awesome creations you can proudly share with family and friends!



Pitch: Such a radical improvement to conference calls it’s hard to imagine going back. Business-quality conference calling with immersive 3D sound and visual cues so you hear every word and always know who’s talking even on 3G networks!


Turbo Client

Pitch: Turbo Client is a FTP, FTPS, FTPES and SFTP client for Android. It has a beatiful Holo Theme. It’s designed for Smartphones and Tablets.



Pitch: Notif is an app built for Jelly Bean that allows you to create rich notifications for reminders, passwords, lists, pictures, or anything else you’d like to put up there that you can think of!


Nike Training Club

Pitch: Nike Training Club gives you your own personal trainer, anytime, anywhere. Get lean, toned and strong with more than 114 custom-built workouts. Detailed instructions and audio support are on hand to help you perfect each of Nike Training Club’s 100+ dynamic drills. Choose a workout that fits your goal. Set it to your music, share your progress, earn your rewards. And just see the results.



Pitch: Do you snore? How often? How does that sound? SnoreClock records all noise during sleep and checks whether you snore.



Pitch: The offline dating site. HowAboutWe is the only app that guarantees you’ll go on real dates, in the real world. Over 1 million dates have already been posted, with thousands of new members joining every day.


Fashion Kaleidoscope

Pitch: The most fun and addictive way to shop the latest fashion from around the world. See the latest fashion outfits from around the world, and instantly find where to buy them!


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