May 29 AT 10:33 AM Taylor Wimberly 16 Comments

Fresh Meat: 10 new Android apps worth checking out


New apps need lovin’ too, right? Every day there are thousands of new entries on the Google Play store, but many go unnoticed and never receive the attention they deserve. We have shown in the past that this community can discover great apps and launch them to new heights. So, we’re bringing back our weekly column Fresh Meat that highlights new apps with less than 100k installs. Browse our new Android app picks below and let us know which ones you enjoy.



Description: Learn Spanish, French, German, Portuguese, Italian, and English. It’s free, for real. No fees, no ads, no gimmicks. A college-quality education without the price tag. It’s fun. Lose hearts for answering incorrectly, advance by completing bite-sized lessons, and track your progress with shiny achievements.


Next Browser


Description: From the makers of GO Launcher, Next Browser provides you fast and smooth web surfing experience. It’s a totally free app. Download for free and try it now, and you will love it.


Tapatalk 4


Description: Celebrating our 4 years anniversary – This is the public beta release of Tapatalk 4. Discover great internet communities or stay connected with your favourites community on-the-go with this award-winning mobile app. Tapatalk is the only mobile app combing over 50,000+ internet communities with a streamlined mobile experience, allowing you to share and follow thoughts, photos, opinions to all your communities within a single mobile app.




Description: Convert your tablet into digital sketchbook with more than 50 brushes, smudge, file and eraser tool. This fast and intuitive paint application will unlock full power of your imagination. With support for pressure sensitive pens (like Samsung’s SPen) you device will be changed into real canvas.




Description: Make music with NodeBeat, the intuitive and fun visual music app for all ages. Whether you’re 2 or 92, NodeBeat will make you sound like a pro. Create your own music in a matter of minutes or listen to NodeBeat generate its own. Easily record and share your creations with your friends.




Description: Buycott helps you organize your everyday consumer spending to support causes you care about. Join a campaign to help a cause you care about and commit to actively supporting the companies on your side of the issue, while avoiding those that oppose your position. Lookup the ownership structure of any product and trace it all the way back to its parent company with our interactive family tree diagram.




Description: Boxfish Live Guide – the new TV guide. See whats happening live across your favorite channels. Find what’s trending on TV right now with our live feeds from every word spoken on TV. Use our unique ‘live windows’ to keep track of what is happening on all of your favorite channels and shows, all in real time.


How to make Origami


Description: Remember making paper airplanes at school? And remember how someone, instead of an airplane, made a flower, a jumping frog, or a parrot? That was like magic. And they only had their two hands and a plain piece of paper. How did they do it? We’ll show you how. The “How to Make Origami” app is simple and easy to use. Follow the step-by-step instructions and watch the 3D animation carefully. And don’t worry, you’d have to try really hard to get confused.




Description: Wink is a fun and private photo chat. Everything you love about Snapchat and Instagram in one app. Say Hello to Friends with a Photo! You don’t need to add your friends like on Snapchat, Kik, Line, or MessageMe. Start a photo chat with any of your contacts. You can immediately message any of your phone contacts.




Description: Learn to play the guitar with Jamstar Acoustics…it’s fun, fast, and free! Jamstar Acoustics comes with over 100 exciting lessons including basics, soloing, chords, scales, rock riffs and much more! Plus, learn songs from the biggest names in rock including Led Zeppelin, Green Day, Evanescence and R.E.M. (to name just a few).


SickSky Launcher


Description: SickSky is an extremely minimalistic launcher for phones. Designed to be clean and simple.


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  • Arthur

    Great selection of apps this week. It seems that every week I am looking more and more forward to receiving my email for top 10 new apps :)

    • YBenj

      Me too! Great way for me to find out about new apps. Can’t wait to try ArtFlow

  • ranwanimator

    The promo picture for wink made me throw up in my mouth a little bit.

    • clocinnorcal

      Right?! WTH was with that picture?

      • ihatefanboys

        Hes getting tongue from a hot girl and looks disturbed a bit. Maybe she has bad breath, or just finished him off with her mouth then came( no pun) in for a smooch. Lots of dudes have problems with that …. lol

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    • ihatefanboys

      Jealous ? lol

  • uknowme

    Nice going to give Duolingo a try.

  • smikwily

    NodeBeat isn’t new. I snagged it as a Amazon FAOTD about a year ago. It looks like they released NodeBeat Special for “Free App of the Day”. The original has reviews back through Oct 2011 on Play.

  • smeghead68

    Can’t wait to try the origami app with the next gen of flexible screens.

    Origami on phone that can folded!

  • scubabum

    How-to-make-origami looks good.

  • donger

    Haha Origami should prove fun.

  • mrjayviper

    The photo in wink suggest sexting

  • John

    Also recommend Watson, for handling multiple stopwatches and timers. Tabs, scrollable lists and also looks great on a tablet.

  • Vipul

    Download this new uninstaller application is clean and simple :

  • Becka Archer

    Check out Amazing Flashlight for Android. It is considered by many as the best flashlight/torch app for android.