App Weekender: 25 new apps for Android you should try this weekend (Week 21)
May 25, 2014 11:55 AM –
Time for new Android apps in the App Weekender! There’s an interesting calendar app, a few low cost calling apps, a colorful drinking game plus one game to bash and relief some stress. Also find a major update to Shazam plus limited special Memorial Day updates to Asphalt 8, World at Arms and Despicable Me: Minion Rush games by Gameloft (hurry and download!) These are some of the gems that came through our queue this week so we haven’t reviewed them yet but they look enticing enough to download… let us know what you think of the new apps in the comments. There’s easy one click links below to download in Google Play. Enjoy!
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Shazam is the best way to identify music and TV. In seconds you’ll know the name of any song, or more about what you’re watching – touch to Shazam to start your journey. Once you Shazam music, you can easily: . Preview and buy tracks on Amazon or Google Play . Sing along to the beat with real time lyrics . Share your discoveries on any social network . Watch music videos on YouTube
UpTo - Calendar and Widget
Life goes beyond meetings and appointments. Your calendar should too. UpTo gives you a more complete view of everything coming up that matters to you – without the clutter. Featured on CNN, TechCrunch, Fast Company, Mashable and NBC Nightly News. Experience a new dimension of the calendar: Your UpTo calendar has two layers. The front layer is your existing calendar.
Ringo: International Calling
Ringo lets you make low cost international calls to any mobile or phone number anywhere in the world. Now make good old high quality calls without using the internet (wifi or 3g). Lowest international calling rates. Our prices are 25% lower than most international calling apps. Talk to your heart’s content without worrying about phone bills.
UppTalk Free Calls SMS & text
*Unlimited free calls and texts to any US phone number* Your contacts don’t even need to have the app or an internet connection. *UppTalk gives you a real phone number* Be prepared to say goodbye to your carrier. *No more missed calls* Receive calls on any device, even with just wifi. *Ultra cheap international calls* We bring you the best rates in more than 200 countries. *Earn free credits to make international calls*
Tomi File Manager
Featured file manager, manage your own music, pictures, videos, documents, downloads and applications easily and high efficiently Tomi File Manager focuses on providing simple and fast management solution for YOUR OWN files on mobile devices. You can easily list, search, locate, and operate files with simple taps. Sorting music, pictures, videos, downloads, and installed applications into intuitive categories…
Red Bull Wallpapers
Red Bull Wallpapers brings the World of Red Bull directly to the palm of your hands. Customize your lock and home screen with the best sports wallpaper, breathtaking action backgrounds in HD, and portraits of your favorite athletes. All live wallpapers and HD backgrounds are available for free. Give your smartphone or tablet more character with thrilling action sports backgrounds or HD sport wallpaper of legends…
PumpUp - Fitness Community
PumpUp is the world’s most inspiring community for healthy and active living! By combining a motivating community with the tools to lead a healthy lifestyle, PumpUp pushes YOU to achieve your goals! Share photos, track your fitness, and get inspired by over 1 million members of #TeamPumpUp. It’s no wonder PumpUp is featured all over the media, including The Next Web, Venture Beat, PC Magazine, Dragons’ Den, and more.
Aurora UI - Icon Pack
Welcome to Aurora UI ! a new way to personalize your smartphone or tablet, fresh and colorful, inspired by the simplicity of Google and the new gradient backgrounds with bright colors and flashy. Your theme for the summer! Do you like the widget? download from here: http://bit.ly/AURORAwidget WHAT’S INCLUDED : – 1000+ icons FULL HD 192×192 – Colorful icons section – Black and white icons – 25 wallpapers LAUNCHER SUPPORTED…
SNATZ is a personalized news discovery experience, delivering the latest in tech-related news. We help you discover the articles that you want to read from your device without the intensive searching.
Shoebox - Photo Backup Cloud
Shoebox is your personal photo collection with unlimited free photo backup for all your devices. Automatically backup your photos to keep your memories safe, secure and private. Carry every photo you’ve ever taken in your pocket or on your tablet without taking up space on your phone or tablet. Don’t risk losing photos if you lose your phone or your hard drive crashes. Shoebox is available on Android, iPhone, iPad, Windows…
GS Preschool Games
Stimulate the imagination with a beautifully designed hub of fun, intuitive games designed specifically to challenge your child’s mind to learn and grow. Your child can choose from 10 variations of popular games for ages three to six years collected into one place and play for hours without having to switch apps. All games are specifically designed to incorporate learning skills and tasks. Bright colors, funny images…
Cards Builder. FREE
Surprise your family and friends with a cute gift! Use your imagination and create your own design cards, your own masterpieces! Or choose from templates, developed by our artists specifically for you! Application “Cards Builder” – a magical world full of bright colors and original ideas. FEATURES: . Stylish design; . Large choice elements for a card; . User-friendly interface, intuitive even to a child.
Klout helps people be known for what they love. You can easily find, create and share content that resonates with your audience – and then track your success using the Klout Score. Klout analyzes the world’s largest collection of cross-network social data to make personalized content recommendations that help you become a better content creator. By sharing great content, you can enhance your reputation and grow your online…
PackageStork is a free, easy-to-use package tracking app for both Android phones and tablets. We support USPS, UPS, DHL, Fedex, LaserShip, and SpeeDee Delivery. PackageStork features include: . Automatic courier detection . Ability to track up to 5 packages at a time . View the current location of your package on a map The Pro upgrade is available through an in-app purchase.
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Asphalt 8: Airborne
*****LEAVE GRAVITY IN THE DUST***** The best Android arcade racing game series reaches a new turning point! Perform dynamic, high-speed aerial stunts in an intense driving experience powered by a brand-new physics engine! LUXURY DREAM CARS . 47 high-performance cars (80% of them NEW!) . Top licensed manufacturers and models such as Lamborghini Veneno, Bugatti Veyron, Ferrari FXX and Pagani Zonda R
Gru’s loyal, yellow, gibberish-speaking Minions are ready for their toughest challenge in Despicable Me: Minion Rush. Play as a Minion and compete with others in hilarious, fast-paced challenges in order to impress your boss, (former?) super-villain Gru! Jump, fly, dodge obstacles, collect bananas, be mischievous, and defeat villains to earn the title of Minion of the Year! ALL THE HEART AND HUMOR OF DESPICABLE ME
World at Arms
LOCK AND LOAD! The evil KRA forces have attacked our nation, threatening the entire free world! As one of the greatest military leaders on Earth, you must take action to save us all! In this free-to-play all-out modern-war strategy game, you will battle across the globe, in the sea’s depths, on the ground, and in the air, following a deep solo campaign and fighting in an exciting multiplayer mode.
It’s time for Big C. to test its new super soldiers: the Camouman! Beings ruthless and smiling, greedy of raspberrie muffins. Thanks to their incredible CamouPower we can make sure the place behind enemy lines. Join the CamouFactory and take your place at the quality control dashboard. Big C. places great trust in you. Thanks to your supervision and the wonderful CamouLaser T no defective Camouman will exceed the rigorous test…
Smash the School - Stress Fix!
From the creators of Smash the Office! High school dream come true! Are you ready to smash stuff!? 1. Smash the School with guerrilla weapons! 2. Earn upgrades: weapons, rooms, outfits! 3. Relieve your stress! Play the dream!
CalQ is the most challenging and addicting math-based board game of the store, and it’s FREE! The goal is to solve as many target numbers as possible! How it works? Very simple, you just need combine as many cells as possible. The more combined cells, the more points you score. Cells can be positive (+1,+2, and +3), negative (-1,-2 and -3) and multiplier numbers (x2 or x3), or “stars”…
Wasted Fred - Drinking Games
Looking for new drinking games? Planning to host a party and need ideas? Tired of spending time with friends by just gulping down drinks for no reason? Let Fred spice up your party and make your night even more fun! After years of exhaustive studies (others call it partying) we have extracted the best from each and every popular drinking game and have combined it with new exciting features. The result?
Dead Ninja Mortal Shadow
“Hell comes with the power of darkness” The demonic shadow comes first to the human world for one purpose, to destroy. With dark power, punish your opponents. Be fast, stealthy and deadly. Enter the world of the ninja and be the death.
Don't tap the white land tile
The time of black and white tile is over. Enter Gekko Hop : Don’t step on the land tile. The rules are simple. No matter what you do, don’t step on the land tile. Save the gekko by tapping on each water tile to move the gekko forward avoiding the dangers in the swamp. The gekko has lost its mate and its up to you to help it find her by going on a fun filled adventure. The rewards will be higher as you tap faster.
Sultan Solitaire Classic Match
Surround the Sultan (king of hearts) with all his queens in this free and addictive Solitaire classic card game! Tired of traditional Solitaire card games such as Klondike and Freecell? All secrets of pyramids already discovered by playing Pyramid Solitaire again and again? The last golf match on the Golf Solitaire course played a long time ago? All spiders from Spider Solitaire smashed many times by your finger?
Only Can Knockdown - Lite
Lite version available, only one level with four more in the full version. Start throwing into cans. Achieve perfection and play for hours. It is simle, but addictive! Only you and cans against each other! Aim and throw, it is that simple. Nice 3D graphics, realistic physics – definitely worth playing. Several different levels, so check them all! Aim correctly and use as fewest balls as possible to receive bonuses.
Retro Runner: Princess Power
Follow our heroine through video game history as she runs, jumps, and shoots her way through an epic dungeon adventure in Retro Runner: Princess Power! “8.5/10″ – Indie Game Magazine “A” – Nerdy But Flirty “A tribute to the history of gaming.” – WeiseGamer “lots of in-jokes for gamers in this one!” – Paper Droids Retro Runner: Princess Power is an irreverent side scrolling adventure that takes gamers on a trip through video…
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