Our weekly roundup with the ten best new Android apps and games is here and, just as always, we’ve got a pretty cool list to share with you. Last time, we shared with you such apps and games as Pebble, Adobe Revel, Samsung Milk Music, Shadow Blade, Pacific Fleet and others. This week, we are going to talk about some other important new apps that have made their way into the Play Store.
In the list from below, you will find new Android apps to help you with the archiving of files, to find and offer micro jobs, to manage easier the costs of living in a home and some cool games. I hope you’ve got your Android handsets ready, as you’ll probably be interested in downloading most of these titles.
RAR for Android (Free)
When it comes to data compression and data archival software, one of the first names that come to my mind is WinRAR. It uses the RAR archive file format and can also create archives in ZIP format. Now this software has been launched for Android users in the form of an app which acts as a compression program, archiver, assistant, extractor, manager and also a file explorer. By using it, you can create RAR and ZIP files and unpack RAR, ZIP, TAR, GZ, BZ2, XZ, 7z, ISO, ARJ archives. There’s also the option of repairing damaged ZIP and RAR files.
Socialife News (Free)
Sony feels that there aren’t enough good news reader applications on the Android platforms since it has decided to release the News by Sony : Socialife News app in the Play Store. You can use it to check Facebook posts, Tweets, YouTube videos, blog posts, RSS and news articles. Socialife News hopes to attract users with official content of the FIFA World Cup – news, photos of players and other information – that it will offer during the big event.
COSMOS: A Spacetime Odyssey (Free)
Fox has released a really cool Android app which serves a companion to the groundbreaking series called “COSMOS: A Spacetime Odyssey “. It comes with breathtaking imagery, unique videos, exclusive content and an interactive Cosmic Calendar which lets you explore the 13.8 billion year history of the universe. The series currently airs on Sundays on FOX and Mondays at on National Geographic Channel. To be able to enjoy full episode streaming of the series, you will need to sign in with your Fox Now account.
The popular American cable and satellite television network Nickelodeon has finally released its official Android app which comes with hilarious original videos, animated shorts, games, recent episodes and even more. To enjoy more content from the app, you will need to authenticate with your TV provider account from the following: AT&T U-verse, Atlantic Broadband, Bright House Networks, DIRECTV, EPB Fiber Optics, Optimum, RCN, Service Electric Cablevision, Suddenlink, Time Warner Cable, Verizon FiOS.
Beyond Space ($2.99)
Beyond Space is a new adventure game for Android smartphones which comes detailed 3D Graphics, beautifully painted spacescapes, spectacular special effects, rendered glows, lights, sun flares and reflections and advanced AI opponents. Inside the game you will be able to show your pilot skills to Barrel-rolls, boost jumps, make use of “incoming” warning system, shake tailing enemies and guided missiles and do what it takes to become a legendary spacefaring adventurer.
For those who don’t know, Fiverr is a marketplace for services, or micro-jobs, such as having a logo designed, song written or anything else with prices starting at $5, hence the name. You can easily find gigs over 3 million available or you can sell your services on your own. The services are distributed in 120 categories in a great looking design. The Android app comes with a smart search system and category navigation to make it easier to find the service you’re looking for. Real-time push notifications ensure that you don’t miss important messages and updates.
The highly popular tiny puzzle iOS game Threes! has now been made available for Android users and it comes with 33% off for a limited time. This game comes with an incredibly simple purpose of matching numbers, but it comes with a “heart-warming soundtrack” and also supports the Google Play Game Services, which means it comes with Cloud Sync, Achievements, and Leaderboards. This simple game won’t just be a time killer but a game that will improve your math skills
Notifications+ is a cool new app which sends notifications from your Android device to your Google Chrome browser just in case you aren’t near your device. It uses Google Cloud Messaging for Chrome to deliver notifications to your Google Chrome browser. The developer ensures that notifications are encrypted using AES256 with GCM authentication, but to be able to enjoy its functionality, you will need to install a third-party extension to your Chrome browser.
Hunger Games – Panem Run ($0.99)
If you have enjoyed the Hunger Games then you’ll also find pretty fun this endless runner game called Panem Run. Explore the Districts of Panem, run, dodge, jump and smash endlessly as a member of your current District. There’s also a leaderboard available to see who’s the best from the pack. The game is based on the The Hunger Games: Catching Fire movie and lets you be part of the action, as well.
Fairshare is a cool new Android app which distributes duties and expenses related to your house, whether we’re talking about your family or the other people you’re sharing your place with. You can use it to see who’s organising the dinner, who’s choosing a movie or who’s taking out the trash. It comes with bookkeeping, so you will know when bills and rent are due and who owes what. And the best part is that you don’t have to pay a dime for this app which looks really premium.