Mar 19 AT 3:27 PM Steve Raycraft 3 Comments

Fresh Meat: 10 new Android apps worth checking out


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.

uPod Light

 uPod Light

Description:  The brand new podcast player at Google play! with outstanding features like cross device synchronization, inbox and library concept and a modern, holo-based, coverart centric design.


CastPad for Chromecast

CastPad for Chromecast

Description: CastPad lets you draw on your phone and see it show up instantly on your TV and all other devices connected to the Chromecast!




Description: MyCastScreen is the first custom home screen replacement application for Google Chromecast. It doesn’t actually replace your home screen – as that’s not actually possible (yet) – but you can cast this screen, close the app, and go on with your day.


Voice Balloon Photo

Voice balloon photo

Description: Add dialogues to photos to keep your memories alive! Voice Balloon Photos uses voice recognition so you can save photos with speech balloons. This application also lets you edit text and change the theme of the speech balloons so you can recreate the atmosphere at the time of shooting and relive good times captured in your photos.


Flood – American Red Cross

Flood - American Red Cross

Description: Get your family and home ready for a flood. The American Red Cross Flood app is the complete solution you need to understand and prepare for flooding and all that comes with it. With interactive quizzes and simple step-by-step advice it’s never been easier to be ready!




Description: Use this app as a support terminal to display maps, call support helicopters while playing the console version of METAL GEAR SOLID V: GROUND ZEROES. While away from the main game, brush up on intel by reviewing classified recordings or listen to music tracks featuired within the game.


Cast Store for Chromecast

Cast Store for Chromecast

Description: Google Play is at this moment a mess and it’s hard to find Chromecast-Apps. You’ll find with this app an overview about all Google Cast compatible Apps in the Google Play Store.


Motorola Help

Motorola Help

Description: Motorola Help (replaces Moto Care on some devices) is all that you need to learn about your Motorola phone. View FAQs, tutorials and tips about your phone – plus, get direct access to real people at Motorola Customer Care when you need more assistance.


Al Jazeera America News

Al Jazeera

Description: Download the free Al Jazeera America News app now and get more depth and more perspectives on the most important U.S. and global news stories of the day. Swipe through top news picks and listen to the latest stories read aloud via our unique hands-free “commuter mode.”


 Network Monitor

Network Monitor

Description:  Would you like to know what app is using network in your phone? Would you like to know what address is the application connecting? Network monitor could help you.


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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