May 28 AT 3:08 PM 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.

Hexy Launcher

Hexy Launcher

Description: Let Hexy organize your home-screen automatically, saving you time when searching for and launching apps. Hexy learns from the way you use apps in order to predict the app you’re most likely to want to use next.

 

HTC Mail

HTC Mail

Description: HTC Mail organizes all of your email accounts in once place thanks to compatibility with Gmail, Yahoo Mail, Outlook, Exchange ActiveSync and other IMAP or POP3 accounts.

 

Opera Max

Opera Max

Description Opera Max is a free, data-savings and data-management app that extends your data plan. With Opera Max, you can easily manage your data by monitoring daily data usage and limit data-hogging apps to Wi-Fi only.

 

Periscope

Periscope

DescriptionPeriscope lets you broadcast live video to the world. Going live will instantly notify your followers, who can join, comment and send you hearts in real time. The more hearts you get, the higher they flutter on the screen.

 

Tough Enough

Tough Enough

DescriptionWWE’s revolutionary reality TV series WWE Tough Enough is back, and the show’s official app gives you the power to help decide who will win a WWE contract, the ultimate prize in the most interactive TV program in history.

 

Office Lens

Office Lens

DescriptionOffice Lens trims, enhances, and makes pictures of whiteboards and docs readable. You can use Office Lens to convert images to PDF, Word and PowerPoint files, and you can even save images to OneNote or OneDrive.

 

Google Spotlight Stories

Google Spotlight Stories

Description: Immerse yourself in a world of storytelling made just for mobile. Engineers and critically-acclaimed filmmakers are bringing stories to life using the latest advances in mobile technology.

 

SMS+

SMSPlus

DescriptionSMS+ is a simple, intuitive, personalizing and fun SMS/MMS messaging app. SMS+ comes with simple material design, lovely emojis, private box, handy popup, and tons of great personalization.

 

MarcoPolo Weather

MarcoPolo Weather

DescriptionExplore the fascinating world of weather! Create rainbows, thunderstorms, blizzards, and more as you learn about 9 major weather types. Have fun while learning – our “digital sandbox” design seamlessly blends education with engaging play.

 

FORM Watch Face for Android Wear

FORM Watch Face for Android Wear

DescriptionThis is an Android Wear watch face based on the typeface used for FORM, Google’s first design conference. For more on FORM, see google.com/design/form and check out the #FORMSF14 hashtag on Twitter on Google+.

 

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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