App Weekender: 30+ new apps for Android you should try this weekend (Week 20)
May 18, 2014 6:00 AM –
Wow… there are some awesome looking new apps for Android in this edition of App Weekender! We’ve got major updates to the Yahoo email & BitTorrent apps, If This Then That automated app hits Android, the successor to the fantastic Gyro game, and even an app that might save you from a hang over. 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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CLauncher - Best Launcher
Simplify, Beautify and Super-Charge your life with CLauncher, your Android phone’s greatest companion. CLauncher offers simple tools to save your battery and free your phone of junk files, and the spectacular Themes and Wallpapers allow your phone to become a true extension of you.
Scanbot | PDF Scanner
Scanbot is your premium mobile scanner app. Create premium quality PDF scans. Send them via email or upload them to Google Drive, Box, Dropbox, Evernote and other cloud services. FEATURE HIGHLIGHTS . Create premium quality PDF scans with over 200 dpi (like modern desktop scanners) . Cloud integration: Google Drive, Box, Dropbox, Evernote, OneDrive, Telekom Cloud, WebDAV and Yandex.Disk. Automatic edge detection and scanning.
Microsoft Office Mobile
Microsoft Office Mobile is the official Office companion optimized for your Android phone. You can access, view and edit your Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and Microsoft PowerPoint documents from virtually anywhere. Documents look like the originals, thanks to support for charts, animations, SmartArt graphics and shapes. When you make quick edits or add comments to a document, the formatting and content remain intact.
Put the internet to work for you. IFTTT lets you create powerful connections with one simple statement – if this then that. Activate your Channels and create Recipes on IFTTT! Channels are services like Facebook, Gmail, Twitter, as well as devices like Philips Hue, Belkin WeMo, and UP by Jawbone. Recipes are connections between your Channels that unlock entirely new ways for your services and devices…
Find torrents and download them directly to your phone or tablet, with the official BitTorrent App for Android. From the team that invented the BitTorrent protocol and BitTorrent software, the BitTorrent torrent app for Android is a beautifully simple way to discover and download media, anywhere. The recently-updated BitTorrent torrent downloader app for Android reflects your input– we’ve modernized our look…
Yahoo Mail - Free Email App
Meet the multi-talented Yahoo Mail app. The email app you love is now enhanced with personalized news, search, and daily snapshots of the weather, News Digest, sports scores, popular videos and more. Manage your mail with 1TB of free space. Receive instant alerts when new email arrives. Personalize your inbox with stunning Flickr themes that sync across all your devices. Favorite features – Switch between all of your Yahoo email…
Flipp: Flyers and Weekly Ads
Flipp is the easiest way to browse flyers/weekly ads and save money. In fact, you can save up to 40% each week using flyers. With all your favorite stores at your fingertips, you can quickly search for the items you need, highlight the best deals and clip items straight to your shopping list. More than 300 retail stores can be found on Flipp including: Target, Walmart, Best Buy, IKEA, Macy’s, Sports Authority, Big Lots, Kroger…
Scribd - Read Unlimited Books
Scribd is the world’s largest digital library with over 80 million users. Use the Scribd app for unlimited access to over 400,000 books for just $8.99 / month – with a one month free trial. Included with a subscription are books from over 900 publishers, including NYT bestsellers, literary classics, groundbreaking non-fiction, and reader favorites in every genre.
Monefy - Money Manager
How to track your expenses successfully? We know that it’s easy. You only need to add each expense you do. no more than that! And Monefy is going to help you. Just add new transactions when you are buying a coffee or taking a taxi. It’s done in one click, because you do not need to fill anything except the expense amount. It has never been so quick and enjoyable! Do you own a phone and a tablet?
BackCountry Navigator TOPO GPS
Download topo maps for an offline outdoor navigator! Use your phone or tablet as an offroad topo mapping handheld GPS with the bestselling outdoor navigation app for Android! Explore beyond cell coverage for hiking and other recreation. Download topo maps for the US and many other countries in advance, so you won’t need cell coverage for navigation. Also known as offline maps.
Features: – Forecast.io powered – Weather Alert notifications – persistent notification (optional) – Card UI style – minutely, hourly, daily weather data – hour by hour weather information for the next week (compared to most others 48 hours) available by swiping to the side! – Highly detailed and customized “daily” information – cards for current moon phase, sunrise and sunset, traffic, pollen, UV index, Netatmo…
VIPole Secure Messenger
VIPole is a Secure Instant Messenger powered by strong encryption technologies (AES-256, RSA-3072) that perfectly guard sensitive communications and files from prying eyes and surveillance efforts. VIPole strongly encrypts instant messages, group chats, voice calls, video calls and files so that no third-party is able to listen to conversations or tap into a message or file.
Mobile Security & Antivirus
Protect your Android smartphone or tablet with Mobile Security & Antivirus from ESET. Proactive Anti-Theft will alert you before you even realize your device might be missing. Anti-Phishing shields your personal information online. Download FREE ESET antivirus or buy the PREMIUM version “ESET Mobile Security for Android is a must-have for anyone who owns an Android device.” (Tommy Armendariz, About.com, 2014)
Hang Over - Prevent Hangovers
Hang Over is a revolutionary app which can help you cure and prevent hangovers. The app is stunning in its simplicity, keeping track of your drinks throughout the night, then helping you rate your hangover in the morning! This is the PERFECT app for college kids going to the bar who need to drink without a hangover ruining the next day. Friday and Saturday nights don’t have to lead to painful Saturday and Sunday mornings…
Me Here Where You
Me Here Where You is a fun app to help your geographically challenged friends and family find their way to your location easily.
Jillian Michaels Slim-Down
TV’s Toughest Trainer, Jillian Michaels, created this killer exercise app to help EVERYONE transform their lives – not just her TV contestants. It’s like having Jillian by your side 24/7 – motivating you, pushing you hard for weight-loss and fitness results, and helping you reach your ultimate diet and exercise goals. Transform your body with these tools: . Fat-burning exercises are designed to tone and slim your body.
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Elevate your way through this endless stream of barriers for as long as possible. No holds, no taps, no swipes, its all in the tilt! Don’t be fooled by its simple mechanics and minimalist design for Gyro Elevate will constantly test your reflexes with ever increasing speeds and barrier variations.
*** Support for ALL Android devices – Phones and Tablets! Launch Weekend Sale – 50% OFF – $0.99 “4.5 / 5 Stars – Overall, Glorious Maximus integrates many types of skills, great visuals, powerful sounds, and thrilling gameplay to make for an addictive and worthwhile game.” – AppAdvice “funny to see these cute little cartoon warriors getting all gored up!” – Pocket Tactics
Do you have what it takes to beat the police in a high speed chase through the night?! Test your limits in this challenging free-to-play survival arcade-style game, where there’s no reason to stop! ??? FEATURES ??? ? Nitro Charges: Feeling slow? Press the nitro button and no one can stop you. ? Power-Ups: Having a hard run? Grab power-ups to make your escape easier. ? Stunts: Breaking the law is not enough when you can’t show…
SUPER MEGA RUNNERS
Retro style run and jump game! Simple controls! Lots of fun! Reach the goal with your super mega runner! ?Run and Jump! Tap quickly for a little jump. Tap and hold for a higher jump. Master the jump technique to clear the athletic stages! ?Power-Ups! Hit and destroy “!” blocks for special items. Get mega big with a strawberry and destroy everything on your way, or get extra rich with a banana!
A casual gem swap game based on the mechanics of 2048. Includes 100 different maps, sparkly effects and soothing music. The game play works nicely on the road – you don’t have to aim at anything, simply swiping the screen to left, right, up or down will move the gems. The first level is the basic 4×4 grid that’s familiar from 2048, but the following maps get weirder and weirder as you go on.
The Black Square
The Black Square is a game based on 2048 games. The Black Square uses the same game play but with colors. HOW TO PLAY: Swipe (Up, Down, Left, Right) to move the squares. When two squares with the same color touch, they merge into one.! To win in this game you need to get to black square. Please give us feedback in comments, we promise we will address it!
Fill It – can you fill the grid? The purpose of Fill It is simple: you should complete the entire grid following simple rules: *you can move in diagonal jumping 1box; *in other directions you can move jumping 2 box. Can you click one time on every box and filling the grid? Main features of Fill It: *First version on Google Play that works on every Android device. *Many game modes available. *Simple UI and Tutorial.
Take the action of blackjack – the no limit thrills of poker – that’s BlackJack eXtreme! This is blackjack perfected – the game you love to play – the way it was meant to be played. Forget the house – You be the dealer. Don’t just double down – Raise your hand even to all-in and still get all the cards you want. Split Aces and draw unlimited cards. Play a weak hand well, and still be a winner!
Cheer Math Game
BORING WITH MATH EXPRESSION? TRY TO PLAY A NEW MATH GAME RULE. IT WILL CHALLENGE YOUR MATH SKILL WITH ADDICTIVE WAY. It’s Cheer Math Game. Review by Harald Gutzelnig – Austrian editor. “You want to beat your last best performance and therefore you try it again and again and again.”
Shotgun vs Zombies
Shotgun vs Zombies, or SvZ for short, is a fast-paced, grind-based, hardcore, mindless 2D zombie shooter game. Upgrade your shotgun & kill all these cute and kawaii zombies by pulling just one trigger… as simple as that… Unlike the other zombie shooter games in the market, in SvZ you only have one weapon to eliminate the zombie horde: Shotgun. But no worry, the shotgun can be upgraded and installed with many weapon mods…
A puzzle game where your goal is to fill the board with green. Yellow is the path and be careful with the red ones, block your way to complete the level! – 6 levels to complete – Starts easy, but the difficulty increases! – If you can remember the levels and/or play faster. Try again! Credits: * LibGDX * Music by Kevin MacLeod * Inspired by a puzzle in Machinarium…
Million Dollar Arm Game
Sometimes to Win, You have to Change the Game! Aim, Pitch & Level Up in the Official Game based on the ‘Million Dollar Arm’ on your Android Smartphone & Tablet! Superstar sports agent J.B. Bernstein is in India on a quest to find the next ‘Million Dollar Arm’ – someone with a strong arm and enough raw talent to pitch in the major leagues of Baseball. Rinku Singh and Dinesh Patel proved their mettle and became winners…
Summoner Wars is now here for Android devices, with Online Cross Play ability! PocketTactics.com’s Game of the Year, 2012 PocketTactics.com’s Multiplayer Game of the Year, 2012 VideoGameGeek.com’s Golden Geek Award, Best Mobile/Handheld game 2012 Gamezebo’s #1 Board/Card game of 2012 “An out-of-the-gate smash success.” – Gameshark.com “I just keep playing this!” – Dicetower.com
Can you survive the desert? Track generation and oddball powers combine for an explosive top down driving experience. You can race’em or wreck’em, the choice is yours! Wreck’em Racing is a free to play top down racing game set in the unrelenting desert. Bored of racing the same tracks over and over? Our new track generation system means that you will never have to race the same track twice.
Police Car Parking
Police Car Parking is an action packed 3D cop car driving parking game like no other. Can you wind between the obstacles and get to the parking spot in each level? It starts off nice and easy where you just need to avoid barriers and cones. As you advance the levels become bigger and the spots further away and more difficult to get to. So race around, avoiding cars and jam packed streets of cars, ambulances and obstacles.
Reckless Stunts - Racing Game
Reckless Stunts, is an epic new racing game with a stunt and power-ups twist, presented with a unique mechanical theme! Race in 5 tracks with 11 awesome vehicles including: Muscle Cars, Monster Trucks, Army Trucks and an APC, an Electric Pod, Hot Rod, Super Cars, Mining Tractor and a special Octo-Wheel. Each car has its own characteristics and is best suitable for a specific track…
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