Sep 10 AT 2:59 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.

HomeTube

HomeTube

Description: HomeTube transforms your Android device into a safe, child-friendly haven where kids have instant access to watch whatever YouTube content they want from a list of content you deem suitable.

 

Toymail

Toymail

DescriptionYou simply record a voice message using the Toymail app from your smartphone, hit send and our Mailmenâ„¢ toys will speak them back in a funny voice (or your voice if you prefer). Kids can reply to you right from their toys.

 

Hangouts Dialer

Hangouts Dialer

DescriptionNow call any phone number in the world from your Hangouts app. Download and install the Hangouts Dialer to activate phone calling functionality in the Hangouts app. After installation, you can access all phone calling features directly from Hangouts or use Hangouts Dialer for a shortcut to the dialer screen in Hangout

 

123D Catch

123D Catch

Description: Use your camera to capture people, places and things around you as amazingly realistic 3D models. Capture friends, sculptures, buildings or anything else you can photograph. Automatically transform them into interactive 3D models that can be shared with friends, family and an ever-growing community of 3D photographers.

 

Comedy Central

Comedy Central

DescriptionGet the latest episodes of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, The Colbert Report, South Park and @midnight, plus other shows. There are hours and hours of funny stuff to watch: log in with your TV provider to access everything, including Tosh.0, Key & Peele, Drunk History, Nathan For You and more. 

 

Blood – American Red Cross

Blood

DescriptionThe American Red Cross Blood Donor App puts the power to save lives in the palm of your hand. Donating blood and platelets is easier than ever. Find nearby Red Cross blood drives, schedule appointments, earn rewards from premier retailers, follow your blood’s journey from donation through delivery (when possible) and create or join a lifesaving team and track its impact on a national leaderboard.

 

Acompli Email & Calendar

Acompli

DescriptionMobile email just got a promotion. Do more with the only inbox that surfaces your most important email, includes a full calendar and enables file sharing from Dropbox, Google Drive and OneDrive.

 

Ask Me Anything – reddit AMA

Reddit AmA

DescriptionDiscover “Ask Me Anything” interviews with everyone from movie stars to astronauts to artists in the official AMA app from reddit.

 

Boxer

Boxer

DescriptionBoxer is a faster, smarter mobile email app that adapts to the way you work. Boxer supports your Gmail, Exchange, Outlook, Yahoo, Hotmail, iCloud, AOL, Office 365, IMAP and POP3 email accounts.

 

Samsung WatchON Plus

WatchOn Plus

DescriptionHere comes a new WatchON, it’s WatchON Plus for S4 and Note3 users! It gives you an enhanced UI/UX to discover, search, enjoy and share linear, on-demand and even free web contents in one place!

 

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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  • Vance

    Updated hangouts and installed dialed. Got a message from dialer saying I must update hangouts to version 2.3 but the most current available version is 2.1.317, soooo not available for me atm. (HTC M8)

  • mattcoz

    Hangouts Dialer, the perfect companion to my 100 minute T-Mobile plan on my Nexus 5!

  • Bruce

    Another person who found out that Hangouts Dialer will not work until Hangouts 2.3 is avaliable.

  • theProgRocker

    According to the description too, the Comedy Central app will be adding chromecast support

    “Chromecast support is coming soon, we promise. We’ve chained our tech guy to his desk.”

  • Matthew Kwapisz

    I am looking to merge 2 lines off a family shared plan