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.
Description: Outline lets you connect to a virtual private network (VPN) server created by your organization, or one you trust, to more safely access the open internet and keep your communications private. If you’ve received access to an Outline server, download this app to connect with just a few clicks.
Pottery Barn 3D Room View
Description: See how Pottery Barn furniture and décor look and fit in your space with 3D Room View, our new augmented reality room design experience. Virtually add individual items to your room to see how they pair with your existing pieces, or empty the room to start the design process from scratch.
Porsche Mission E
Description: Porsche Concept Study Mission E: the Porsche vision of tomorrow’s e-mobility. Innovative, superior, sporty and typical Porsche. With the Porsche Mission E Augmented Reality App available for Google ARCore compatible smartphones, the electric sports car can be explored in an innovative way. Anywhere, anytime.
FreshSavvy – Fresh And Ripe In Your Shopping Cart
Description: FreshSavvy uses your camera to accentuate the color and texture of fruits and vegetables, highlighting the flaws and helping you discover the best of what’s available.
Curate by Sotheby’s Realty – AR for Real Estate
Description: Built as a visualization tool for homebuyers, renters and real estate agents, Curate by SIR uses roOomy’s state-of-the-art technology to let you see how furniture and décor will look, feel, and fit as you envision your home. Interact with the products you love – tap to purchase them on retailers’ websites.
Description: “Pie Controls” is the perfect companion for your day to day phone usage. It gives you the ability to use your phone with just one hand via gestures. Simply swipe from one of the edges of your screen to reveal a functional and visually pleasing menu which shows your favorite actions, notifications and status information.
Portal AR – Step Into Scotland
Description: Scotland, for a small country we’ve made a big impact on the world. Now, it’s your chance to peek inside and see just a few of the things happening in Scotland right now. Portal AR is an augmented reality app that allows you to literally step into modern Scotland and see a rich and exciting array of 360 video and 360 images.
Paint Space AR
Description: Paint Space lets you draw in the air with all sorts of brushes and colors. You can insert photos from your device and place them anywhere in the real world. Add special effects like snow, rain, and fireworks to help bring your creations to life.
Description: IKEA Place is built on ARCore and lets you virtually ‘place’ IKEA products in your space. It also has a ‘visual search’ function: point your camera at any piece of furniture you love and your phone will tell you which IKEA product it is or resembles the most.
Luci – Dream Journal/Lucid Dreaming Guide
Description: Hello, I’m Luci! I’m your lucid dream helper. Lucid dreaming is when you become aware that you’re in a dream; this awareness allows you to take control over your dreams, whether that be to make yourself fly, time travel or become a movie star! If you can imagine it, you can do it.