Jun 07 AT 10:55 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.

Cabana

 

Cabana

Description: Cabana is Tumblr’s new app for hanging out and watching stuff. Video chat with up to five of your friends while watching YouTube videos together. Anytime, anywhere. It’s just you and people you like, so you’re already camera-ready.

 

Dog Lens

 

Dog Lens

DescriptionIt is a simple interface which helps you to recognise breeds of dogs with ease! Since the application is under development, it only supports 120 dog categories. I am working on adding more as soon as possible. You can check/request for more food categories below.

 

GameSpot Now

 

GameSpot Now

Description GameSpot Now delivers the most important and recent gaming and entertainment news, reviews and opinions, all in one easy daily dose. The app has GameSpot’s 10 biggest stories of the day at the tip of your fingers.

 

Security & Privacy

 

Security & Privacy

DescriptionSecurity & Privacy from Verizon (S&P) helps your device be at its best by keeping it safe from viruses, risky apps and un-secure Wi-Fi networks. Verizon customers can download the Single Device version here and also upgrade to the Multi-Device version (which extends protection to unlimited devices) through the app or through My Verizon.

 

MLB.com At Bat VR

 

MLB VR

Description The #1 source for LIVE BASEBALL comes to Daydream . Stream out-of-market games from your favorite team anytime with this official Major League Baseball app. Get closer to the game and dive into immersive data like never before.

 

Adobe Scan

 

Adobe Scan

DescriptionThe free Adobe Scan app turns your device into a powerful portable scanner that recognizes text automatically (OCR). Turn anything — receipts, notes, documents, pictures, business cards, whiteboards — into an Adobe PDF with content you can reuse. 

 

Vicarious

 

Vicarious

DescriptionVicarious lets you create and share snippets of your life by using 2D photos/videos, 360 photos and embellishing them with text, and audio to add emotion and tone to your 5-page story. You can consume and create both in VR and as a regular 2D mobile app. 

 

Garmin Golf

 

Garmin Golf

DescriptionAdd another level of fun and competition to your game with the free Garmin Golf app. Download it to your phone to compete with your friends and fellow golfers. Each round can take on a tournament feel on any of more than 40,000 courses worldwide. 

 

Microsoft Planner

 

Microsoft Planner

DescriptionMicrosoft Planner requires an eligible Office 365 work or school subscription. This app does not support Office 365 personal accounts (for example: [email protected] or [email protected]). If you are not sure about your company’s subscription or the services you have access to, please contact your IT department.

 

TapTapTap Tile

 

TapTapTap Tile

DescriptionA very simple straight to the point tile for devices with Quick Tiles support. It adds a shortcut to enable or disable “Show taps”, a switch inside Developer Options. I got tired of going to Dev Options every time I needed to use the tap circle overlay so here it is! This is mostly for developers or designers capturing screen records.

 

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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