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Fresh Meat: 10 new Android apps worth checking out

9 months ago 5

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’ve shown in the past that this community can discover great apps and launch them to new heights. Our weekly column Fresh Meat highlights new apps with less than 100k installs. Browse our new Android app picks below and let us know which ones you enjoy.

MSN

MSN

Description: MSN for Android Phone was rebuilt from the ground up to bring you a clean, simple and fast way to stay in the know. Built for touch, you can navigate the new MSN with a flick of your finger.

- High resolution Android wallpapers and background images designed exclusively for your Android phone or tablet.
- Wallpaper adjustments: Normal/No Scroll/Widescreen.
- New and Popular tabs; check the new backgrounds and popular wallpapers for Android.

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Pixuru

Pixuru

Description:

Ready to order high quality wall art right from your Android device? With Pixuru you can order your best Android image on canvas, wood, metal or framed print from wherever you are in the world. We promise it will look great at any size. 100% guarantee. We have free shipping in the US, fast two-day turn around and the highest quality printing on the market.

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BitTorrent® Sync

BitTorrent Sync

Description: BitTorrent Sync is a brand new product from BitTorrent that lets you sync an unlimited number of files and folders of any size across all of your trusted devices. BitTorrent Sync for Android gives you access to all of your synced folders when you’re on the go and introduces a new mobile-to-mobile sharing feature for easily sending your photos and videos to your friends.

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Locket

Locket

Description: Locket is free and pays you just for having ads on your lock screen. With one swipe, you can either open the ad or unlock your phone the way you always do. No matter what, you get paid. Real money. Up to hundreds of dollars per year.

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Samsung – SPSN

Samsung SPSN

Description: Keep up with your favorite live shows and how-to videos with the SPSN app! Now available for free on Android devices, the SPSN app has all live-streaming shows and how-to videos to help you learn more about your Samsung products. Featuring the full lineup of Keep it Simple and How-To videos, the SPSN app delivers all the information you need! SPSN brings the world of product support right into your homes. Tune in anywhere and anytime!

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BOINC

BOINC

Description: Use your phone or tablet to study diseases, predict global warming, or discover pulsars! BOINC harnesses the unused computing power of your Android device and runs jobs for scientific research projects. You can choose from projects in several areas of science, from leading academic institutions. BOINC computes only when your device is plugged in and charged, so it won’t run down your battery. It transfers data over WiFi, so it won’t use up your cell phone plan’s data limit.

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WeMo

WeMo

Description:  WeMo app controls the WeMo Switch, WeMo Light Switch and WeMo Motion. Turn electronics on or off from anywhere. Control your room lighting from your smartphone. Motion Control your electronics. Compatible with Android phones or tablets running Android 4.0 and higher.

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Sparky Lock Screen

Sparky Lock Screen

Description: NOTE: this app DOES NOT support security lock screen (pattern, pin, etc..). We developed some of the most creative and eye-candy Lock Screen themes ever and we kept it simple to use! Sparky Lock Screen lets you completely change your smartphone Lock Screen!

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Team Red Cross

Team Red Cross

Description: Team Red Cross wants you! Join Team Red Cross to help provide care and comfort to your local community when the unthinkable occurs. Each year, more than one million Americans volunteer with the Red Cross. These volunteers assist victims of fires, floods, storms and other disasters. The more severe the disaster, the more volunteers we need–sometimes at a moment’s notice.

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Leiths Kitchen Wizard

Leiths Kitchen Wizard

Description: The Leiths Kitchen Wizard is like a having a Leiths Chef looking over your shoulder: Cook and serve the perfect dish by following timed recipes; convert weights, volume and temperatures and calculate cooking times for any roast; understand classic cookery terms and test your foodie knowledge with a fun cookery quiz.

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