Mar 07 AT 1:36 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.

Beacon

 

Beacon

Description: Beacon helps you while you are outdoors, by enabling you to share your location in real time with your family and friends. It features automated alerts sent when you’re not moving, in case you are in trouble, and proper battery management.

 

 Sip – Tappable stories on tech

 

Sip

DescriptionEvery weekday Sip surfaces the most interesting and important tech stories of the day, from breaking news to profiles on favorite tech products. Stories arrive once a day so you can stay informed and remain productive.

 

Radiogram – Ad Free Radio

 

Radiogram

DescriptionWith Radiogram you can listen to radio stations on your phone or tablet. No aerial is required, only an internet connection.

 

Hangouts Chat

 

Hangouts Chat

DescriptionHangouts Chat is an intelligent and secure communications tool, built for teams. From direct messages to team chat rooms, Hangouts Chat provides an integrated platform that makes team communication easy and efficient. Current version is for G Suite customers only. 

 

Rylo

 

Rylo

Description: Rylo captures everything in 360° all around you in beautiful 4K resolution, letting you share vivid and realistic scenes loaded with details. With the Rylo app, you can create a perfectly framed clip from any section of your 360° shot and share a traditional HD video, or fully immersive 360° video.

 

 LG Wi-Fi Speaker

 

LG Wi-Fi Speaker

DescriptionThis application is exclusively for LG Wi-Fi Speakers enabling more efficient use of the speakers. Through this application, the user may enjoy the music saved in a mobile device, configure various features and control sound effects of the Wi-Fi Speakers.

 

Textto – Text From Your Computer

 

Textto

Description Read and Reply to texts without picking up your phone. Text from your computer just like you would with your phone. Save time reading and replying to your text conversations. No need to change your texting app. Textto syncs with your Android phone’s texting app. Whether you’re using the default app or a third party app, Textto has got you covered.

 

Google Clips

 

Google Clips

DescriptionThe Google Clips app lets you set up and manage your Google Clips camera right from your mobile device. With the app, you can see what’s on your camera and save or discard clips. It also tells you about your camera’s status including capture activity, battery charge, storage remaining, and more.

 

Civilisations AR

 

Civilisations AR

DescriptionPutting history in your hand – the BBC’s first ever Augmented Reality app Civilisations AR brings art and culture direct to you from across the world. Discover the secrets of ancient Egypt, reveal hidden layers beneath Renaissance masterpieces and learn more about the origins of these cultural treasures and the people who made them. 

 

Trips by Lonely Planet

 

Trips by Lonely Planet

DescriptionExplore every day with Trips by Lonely Planet — a beautiful, simple and intuitive way to share travel experiences. Upload photos and videos to your timeline, then share your trip with your friends, family and fellow travelers. Discover new places, be inspired by stories from the Lonely Planet community and start planning your next adventure.

 

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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