May 29 AT 10:33 AM Taylor Wimberly 16 Comments

Fresh Meat: 10 new Android 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 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 Fresh Meat that highlights new apps with less than 100k installs. Browse our new Android app picks below and let us know which ones you enjoy.

Duolingo

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Description: Learn Spanish, French, German, Portuguese, Italian, and English. It’s free, for real. No fees, no ads, no gimmicks. A college-quality education without the price tag. It’s fun. Lose hearts for answering incorrectly, advance by completing bite-sized lessons, and track your progress with shiny achievements.

 

Next Browser

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Description: From the makers of GO Launcher, Next Browser provides you fast and smooth web surfing experience. It’s a totally free app. Download for free and try it now, and you will love it.

 

Tapatalk 4

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Description: Celebrating our 4 years anniversary – This is the public beta release of Tapatalk 4. Discover great internet communities or stay connected with your favourites community on-the-go with this award-winning mobile app. Tapatalk is the only mobile app combing over 50,000+ internet communities with a streamlined mobile experience, allowing you to share and follow thoughts, photos, opinions to all your communities within a single mobile app.

 

ArtFlow

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Description: Convert your tablet into digital sketchbook with more than 50 brushes, smudge, file and eraser tool. This fast and intuitive paint application will unlock full power of your imagination. With support for pressure sensitive pens (like Samsung’s SPen) you device will be changed into real canvas.

 

NodeBeat

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Description: Make music with NodeBeat, the intuitive and fun visual music app for all ages. Whether you’re 2 or 92, NodeBeat will make you sound like a pro. Create your own music in a matter of minutes or listen to NodeBeat generate its own. Easily record and share your creations with your friends.

 

Buycott

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Description: Buycott helps you organize your everyday consumer spending to support causes you care about. Join a campaign to help a cause you care about and commit to actively supporting the companies on your side of the issue, while avoiding those that oppose your position. Lookup the ownership structure of any product and trace it all the way back to its parent company with our interactive family tree diagram.

 

Boxfish

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Description: Boxfish Live Guide – the new TV guide. See whats happening live across your favorite channels. Find what’s trending on TV right now with our live feeds from every word spoken on TV. Use our unique ‘live windows’ to keep track of what is happening on all of your favorite channels and shows, all in real time.

 

How to make Origami

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Description: Remember making paper airplanes at school? And remember how someone, instead of an airplane, made a flower, a jumping frog, or a parrot? That was like magic. And they only had their two hands and a plain piece of paper. How did they do it? We’ll show you how. The “How to Make Origami” app is simple and easy to use. Follow the step-by-step instructions and watch the 3D animation carefully. And don’t worry, you’d have to try really hard to get confused.

 

Wink!

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Description: Wink is a fun and private photo chat. Everything you love about Snapchat and Instagram in one app. Say Hello to Friends with a Photo! You don’t need to add your friends like on Snapchat, Kik, Line, or MessageMe. Start a photo chat with any of your contacts. You can immediately message any of your phone contacts.

 

Jamstar

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Description: Learn to play the guitar with Jamstar Acoustics…it’s fun, fast, and free! Jamstar Acoustics comes with over 100 exciting lessons including basics, soloing, chords, scales, rock riffs and much more! Plus, learn songs from the biggest names in rock including Led Zeppelin, Green Day, Evanescence and R.E.M. (to name just a few).

 

SickSky Launcher

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Description: SickSky is an extremely minimalistic launcher for phones. Designed to be clean and simple.

 

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