Mar 01 AT 8:35 AM Steve Raycraft 0 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.

Meteor Test & Grade Your Speed (Unreleased)

Meteor

Description: Meteor is the app that will not only test your speed, it will also tell you what experience you can expect while using popular apps given their connection requirements. Say goodbye to gibberish – Meteor gives an easy to use score in addition to numerical results. 

 

RadioPublic – Free Podcasts

RadioPublic - Free Podcasts

DescriptionHowdy! RadioPublic is a free podcast app for both podcast newbies and podcast nerds. Already follow dozens of podcasts and know exactly what you want? Great, the inbox is a quick way to see all the unheard episodes from shows you follow. Not sure where to start? Tap Explore and sample podcasts handpicked by awesome people who listen all the time. Try podcast playlists like “Fresh This Week” or “Essential Listening”.

 

Synology VPN Plus

Synology VPN Plus

DescriptionVPN Plus allows easy access to Internet and local network resources via the Synology SSL VPN service powered by the Synology Router. This mobile application provides you with fast connection speeds, enhanced security, and better capacity to pass through firewalls.

 

SkyVR

SkyVR

DescriptionSky’s new Virtual Reality app puts you at the heart of the action like never before. Enjoy fully immersive Virtual Reality content that makes you feel like you are actually there. Go full throttle with Damon Hill as you go behind the scenes at F1 and see the car he drove to victory, monkey around with The Jungle Book’s King Louis, the original king of the swingers, or walk down the red carpet with the cast from Star Wars.

 

NBA VR

NBA VR

DescriptionDigital Domain’s unprecedented content is the driving force powering NBA VR, making every NBA fan’s dream a reality. In this app, the viewer is transported to their very own lavish Three-Dimensional Virtual Sports Lounge with admission to unique and personal NBA content.

 

Pixbar

Pixbar

DescriptionPixbar modifies your device’s navigation bar to have solid buttons. This is meant to resemble a certain device that has an exclusive on these kinds of buttons. Currently, Pixbar is meant for phones with stock Lollipop and above. This works without any root permissions needed, as well!

 

Nautivity.

Nautivity

DescriptionNAUTIVITY. came out from nautical activity. It describes all people, who feel amazing when fall into their favorite water activity. Those, who knows exactly the feeling of excitement, when they put the foot on the yacht, boat, surfboard, kiteboard or water ski.

 

Shortcutter

Shortcutter

DescriptionFeature packed & an ideal replacement for many standalone apps: Immersive Mode, Screenshot, Screen Recording & much more. Designed and developed to make your life easier, taking advantage of the excellent TileService API in android N. Shortcutter offers a multitude of additional quick setting tiles over and above those available on your standard device, constantly under development with new features added daily.

 

XFINITY Stream

XFINITY Stream

Description: Only XFINITY gives you more to stream on any screen. Watch live TV and XFINITY On Demand on any device at home or on the go. If you’re an X1 Cloud DVR customer, you can also stream or download your Cloud DVR recordings to your device and watch anywhere.

 

Racelink

Racelink

DescriptionVirtual races are like traditional races, but they take place in a location and time of *your* choice. Even better, Racelink integrates captivating audio storytelling and music directly into your running experience. WALK, JOG, OR RUN ANYWHERE Zombies, Run! works anywhere and at any speed. You can jog in a park, run along a beach, or walk along a trail. It even works on treadmills! 

 

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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