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Fresh Meat: 10 new Android apps worth checking out

6 months ago 9

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.

Google Maps Engine

 Google Maps Engine

Description: Google Maps Engine on Android enables you to view your custom maps anywhere, anytime. View: enables you to view the beautiful maps that you or your organization have built on Google Maps Engine, easily toggling on and off relevant layers

View in Google Play

Power-Grid

Power-Grid

Description: ROCCAT™ Power-Grid™ is a fully customizable remote for your PC. It lets you connect to, monitor and control your PC and games from your smartphone – all without having to leave the action.

View in Google Play

BBM

BBM

Description: The OFFICIAL version of BBM™ from BlackBerry is now here for Android. Get the free BBM app for the best way to stay connected with friends and family. Download it now.

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Switchr

Switchr

Description: Switchr is a well designed, well polished, feature-packed and simple, yet practical application that allows switching between running tasks with impeccable elegance and flawless perfection.

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Microsoft Remote Desktop

RDP

Description: With the Microsoft Remote Desktop app, you can connect to a remote PC and your work resources from almost anywhere. Experience the power of Windows with RemoteFX in a Remote Desktop client designed to help you get your work done wherever you are.

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Card2Contact

Card2Contact

Description: Card2Contact manages everything you need to know about your important contacts right from your smartphone. The Card2Contact app not only digitizes business cards with a quick photo, but also integrates your calendar, address book, and notification reminders into one complete system to turn your smartphone into a mobile CRM.

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Popup Messenger

Popup Messenger

Description:  Popup Messenger shows all incoming and outgoing SMS messages within a floating popup window that allows you to receive and respond to messages without exiting your current app.

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Aereo (Beta)

Aereo

Description: It used to be that watching over-the-air television required a giant rooftop antenna or awkward rabbit ears connected to your TV. Aereo changes all that. With Aereo for Android, simply launch the app, sign in to your Aereo account, and use your remote antenna and DVR to watch real TV on your Android phone or tablet.

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Hands-Free SMS Lite

Hands-Free SMS

Description: Hands-Free SMS is just what it sounds like – a Hands Free SMS application that you use to listen to and respond to SMS Text messages without using your hands. Hands-Free SMS is completely voice activated.

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Black Friday Deal Finder 2013

Black Friday Deal Finder

Description:  More than just a planner, this app makes shopping for Black Friday deals easy–anywhere! The ultimate one-stop resource to SEARCH, COMPARE, SHOP, SAVE and SHARE all the Black Friday 2013 ads and deals throughout the holidays, including shopping for Thanksgiving Day and Cyber Monday deals.

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