Jul 17 AT 11:57 AM Steve Raycraft 10 Comments

Fresh Meat: 10 new 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’ve shown in the past that this community can discover great apps and launch them to new heights. Our weekly column Fresh Meat highlights new apps with less than 100k installs. Browse our new Android app picks below and let us know which ones you enjoy.

Pimp Your Screen

Pimp Your Screen

Description: Pimp Your Screen is a perfect app to customize the look of your Android device by giving you an exclusive collection of specially designed widgets and cool HD wallpapers. With Pimp Your Screen you can make your phone or tablet truly personal and unique. Wallpaper section includes:

- High resolution Android wallpapers and background images designed exclusively for your Android phone or tablet.
- Wallpaper adjustments: Normal/No Scroll/Widescreen.
- New and Popular tabs; check the new backgrounds and popular wallpapers for Android.





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Open Championship 2013

Open Championship 2013

Description: The Open Championship app for 2013 will bring you live scoring, video highlights, latest news, weather updates and Championship statistics for golf’s oldest major at Muirfield. Combined with an interactive course guide, player profiles, live radio and video highlights the app will bring you close to the action.


Pencil Sketch Special

Pencil Sketch Special

Description: An easy-to-use app to make you an artist by creating pencil sketch of your photos. You can pick a picture from your gallery or capture one from your camera to generate the sketch. Both black-white and color sketch results can be easily created by JUST one button click. There are two styles included in the app: “Sketch” and “Doodle.” “Sketch” style creates more accurate results with better edges and curves, which is very good for human portrait photos. “Doodle” style is suitable for objects and nature views, since it is more casual with lower accuracy on edges and curves.


Awoken – Lucid Dreaming Tool


Description: Do you want to learn Lucid Dreaming? Awoken is the tool to do that.

- Reality Checking: Reminders to analyze your surroundings, so you can learn to check if you are dreaming.
- Dream Clues: low audio cues that can trigger your lucid dreaming by playing a special Totem Sound you choose.
- Dream Journal with optional pin-protection: Have a silent notification ready each morning to start recollecting your dream. Keep your journal entries in a searchable list and protect your dreams if needed.


Zumba Dance


Description: The unique Zumba® Dance game helps you stay motivated by tracking your calories burned, goals met and technique improvements as you play. The initial purchase includes a 20-minute workout, but you can maximize your workout by purchasing up to 3 pre-programmed 60-minute classes or by creating your own playlist of previously purchased routines with the custom class feature. With three and half total hours of rockin’ routines, Zumba Dance lets you party yourself into shape anytime, anywhere.


CBS Sports Fantasy Football

CBS Sports Fantasy

Description:  All New for 2013! Whether you play on Yahoo!, ESPN, NFL or of course CBSSports.com, this will be your go-to source for the best fantasy football news, stats, projections, analysis and advice — no longer just for CBSSports.com fantasy players. Plus, CBSSports.com users get easy-to-use roster management and live scoring.


Control Center – iOS Style

Control Center

Description: Control Center is an iOS 7 Style and Android Capability Control Center. You can get the iPhone user experience in Android Phone!




Description: Duxter connects you to your gamer life wherever you are. Connect with your gamer friends and share your experiences. Discover the best gamer content online. Earn rewards for playing the games you already love.




Description: Biophilia is an extraordinary and innovative multimedia exploration of music, nature and technology by the musician Björk. Comprising a suite of original music and interactive, educational artworks and musical artifacts, Biophilia is released as ten in-app experiences that are accessed as you fly through a three-dimensional galaxy that accompanies the album’s theme song Cosmogony.


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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  • Pravas

    I’m hungry now…

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      I just ate a chocolate cupcake! Highly recommended.

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    ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZzzzzzzzzzzzzz Not one was remotely interesting, shocking, i usually find at least one worth checking out.

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      The last few weeks worth of apps have been pretty uninteresting to me, but I generally put that down to me being a dick.

    • donger

      Same here.

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  • john

    Discounted Phones!!!



  • grimmdev

    <3 thank you for a interesting collection of new apps. :]