Apr 04 AT 7:37 AM 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.

Clipisode

 

Clipisode

Description: Clipisode is the easiest way to make video shows featuring your friends and fans. Clipisode combines replies — from your Twitter followers, Facebook friends and guests you invite from your phone’s contacts — into great-looking short video shows.

 

Giant Moon AR

 

Giant Moon AR

DescriptionShows your camera, with a giant moon projected onto the sky. Moon is shown as though it were 408km above the Earth the same height as the International Space Station orbits at (In reality the moon orbits at around 384,400km away). Moon repeatedly flys overhead- a moonrise & moonset every few seconds. You move the phone camera to see & follow it.

 

Just a Line – Draw Anywhere, with AR

 

Just a Line

DescriptionJust a Line is an AR Experiment that lets you make simple drawings in augmented reality, then share your creation with a short video. Touch the screen to draw, then hit record and share what you make with #justaline. Just a Line works on any device that supports ARCore.

 

Magnolia Pictures

 

Magnolia Pictures

DescriptionWelcome to the Magnolia Pictures app, we’ve got the films that you will want to watch, that you need to watch, that you must watch, and we’re bringing them directly to you! Pulse-pounding action, mind-bending thrillers, laugh-out-loud comedies, life-changing documentaries and so much more all in one location, accessible on your TV or on any device, any time you want.

 

Huawei SmartHome

 

Huawei SmartHome

Description: As a uniform management app, Huawei smarthome APP works with many Huawei products, such as Huawei Mobile WiFi (E5 series), Huawei CPE, and Huawei home gateways. It can be used to search for and manage all Huawei HiLink terminal devices.

 

Lockdown Mode from Android P

 

Lockdown Mode

DescriptionIf you often leave the phone around or if you love privacy and security, turn on the lockdown mode to make sure no one can access your data. Directly from the latest version of the Android P developers preview you can access this feature right now and on any device.

 

Rundogo – track dog’s workouts

 

Rundogo

DescriptionChoose any activity from dog running (canicross), through mushing and biking to a quick evening walk. Track and analyze both your and your dogs’ performances, and keep all activities in one place. Rundogo is developed together with professional canicross and mushing athletes to provide the best performance tracker for all dog sports enthusiasts.

 

Horizon Explorer (ARCore)

 

Horizon Explorer (ARCore)

DescriptionPoint your camera at a hill, village, lake or landmark on the horizon and Horizon Explorer will tell you what you’re aiming at. Name, distance, altitude and map of the pointed at landmark will be displayed. Hill Peak markers are overlaid on the view with Augmented Reality.

 

Nacho Notch

 

Nacho Notch

DescriptionMaybe you have a phone with a notch, maybe you don’t. If you do, you might also be annoyed by having this black blob in the middle of a light-colored status bar most of the time. If this description fits you, you probably want this app. Nacho Notch colors the status bar black while the device is in the portrait orientation, making it better fit with the notch (thereby “hiding” it).

 

Browsery by Barnes & Noble

 

Browsery

DescriptionA gathering place for readers who talk about books with the same passion you do. Rooted in the core elements of the Barnes & Noble store experience – browsing, community, and conversation – Browsery helps you find your next favorite book through the knowledge and enthusiasm of fellow readers.

 

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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