Jun 18 AT 3:25 PM Steve Raycraft 6 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 additions to 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 propel them to new heights. Our weekly Fresh Meat column highlights new apps with fewer than 100,000 installs. Browse our new Android app picks below and let us know which ones you enjoy.

Lumosity

Lumosity

Description: Lumosity is designed by neuroscientists to train memory, attention and more. With foundations in the study of neuroplasticity, Lumosity games have improved working core cognitive abilities in several research studies.

 

Parallels Access

Parallels Access

Description: Parallels Access is the fastest, simplest and most reliable way to remotely access all your Windows and Mac applications and files from your Android device. From accessing a single file that you forgot on your home computer to editing a complex document, Parallels Access gives you peace of mind knowing that you will be effective anytime and anywhere with just your mobile device.

  

 

Live on YouTube

Live on YouTube

Description: Broadcast your video LIVE to the world on YouTube using your Xperia Z2. Use this app to share exciting moments LIVE with the world or share private moments with selected friends in private mode.

 

Echo Notification Lockscreen

Echo Lockscreen

Description: Echo Lock Screen centers your notifications around you. Instead of browsing through dozens of unnecessary messages, Echo automatically filters your notifications and delivers the most important alerts straight to your lock screen.

 

Oyster — Read Unlimited Books

Oyster

DescriptionOyster is the best way to read books on your tablet and phone. Download now to start your 30 day free trial and get unlimited access to over 500,000 books–anytime, anywhere.

 

Lenovo Beacon

Lenovo Beacon

DescriptionThe Lenovo Beacon app can give phones and tablets secure access to your Lenovo Beacon device. That’s up to 6TB of rent-free cloud storage! And you get a cool TV player.

 


Terrain Home

Terrain Home

Description: Terrain is a smart homescreen for Android that makes your phone simpler and more streamlined by putting everything you care about in one place. Find contacts faster, launch apps faster and view content faster.

 

BallTune

BallTune

DescriptionBallTune uses the bouncing characteristics of your soccer ball to compute its inside pressure (PSI and BAR) WITHOUT A PHYSICAL GAUGE. BallTune helps you play the game your way without special equipment. Whether you want power or control, BallTune allows you to tune the pressure of your ball to your play style. 

 

Copy Bubble

Copy Bubble

Description: 1. Intuitive — Easy to access through a float bubble 2. Powerful — Clip text and image in any app just by tapping built-in copy menu 3. Lightweight — Only 1M. Don’t worry about your android storage To close the bubble: Just close it as regular apps.

 

Nike+ FuelBand

Nike Fuelband

Description: Nike+ FuelBand is the smart, simple and fun way to get more active by measuring your everyday activity and turning it into NikeFuel. Your Nike+ FuelBand wirelessly connects to your app, allowing you to see your progress on your mobile device and get the motivation you need to get moving.

 

I was first introduced to Android with the Samsung Fascinate and I've been hooked ever since. I love the customization that Android offers the user to personalize their phone. I enjoy writing and have been blessed with the opportunity to share this passion for Android with others.

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