Jul 31 AT 3:00 PM Steve Raycraft 5 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.

Swipify

Swipify

Description: Android wear is cool but there are a few major deficiencies. There is not multitasking mechanism & there is no easy and intuitive way to launch the apps. Swipify is designed to revolutionize multitasking, app switching & app launching on Android Wear.

 

Atlas Web Browser

Atlas Web Browser

Description: Atlas is a web browser that lets you take total control of your mobile web browsing experience.

  

 

NPR One

NPR One

Description: NPR One is the new audio app that connects you to a stream of public radio news and stories curated for you. Great storytelling and rigorous reporting that informs, engages, inspires and surprises—from the ends of the earth to your own city or town—available to you whenever, wherever.

 

Tynker

Tynker

Description: Learn to program with puzzles and easily build your own games. Start by solving coding puzzles. Over 200 puzzles included in 4 adventures. Then, easily build your own games using the Tynker Workshop which includes 9 game-kits and hundreds of characters.

 

Better Open With

Better Open With

Description: Created to mimic Android’s default “Complete action using” dialog, Better Open With shows you a visually similar popup screen when you choose to open a link, an image, a PDF or any other filetype – listing all possible app handlers as you normally see.

 

Digify

Digify

Description: With Digify, the files you share are view-only and self-destructing. Track and unshare them even after sending.

 


Wear Hotspot

Wear Hotspot

Description: To use, simply download and open the Wear Hotspot application on your Android Wear device and select the blue WiFi Button. Annnnnddddddddd Done. How convenient is that?

 

Tesla Command

Tesla Command

Description: Android Wear meets the ultimate in driving innovation with Tesla Command! Take control of your Tesla Model S driving experience with Android Wear.

 

Display Brightness for Wear

Display Brightness

Description: Very simple application that uses the coarse location as well as the Google Play Services activity detection API to automatically set the display brightness on your Android Wear.

 

Wear Apps Tracker

Wear Apps Tracker

DescriptionWith Wear Apps Tracker you’ll get a notification on your Android Wear device stream every time you install, remove or update an app for your smartwatch.

 

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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