August 1, 2014

APPTEASERS: 15 Android apps and games you should know about this week (April 11)

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APPTEASERS is a collection of apps and games that are new to Android, recently updated, discounted, etc. Whatever the case, we think they’re worth exploring and are willing to bet that many of you would enjoy a few of them.

We understand that we won’t get every single app that crosses our path but we hope to filter things a bit and pass them along to you, dear reader. What you’ll find below is a quick plug for apps and games, often using the developer’s own words to describe the title.

Also, be sure to follow us on Facebook and Google+ as we showcase a different app each day.

spunkandmoxie

Spunk and Moxie

Classic-styled platformer with puzzle elements and intuitive one-touch controls. The basic controls are as simple as tapping the screen to jump and the ability to wall-jump to explore higher parts of each level. There are ability extending power-ups that allow the player to smash, dash, and fly through levels, too. The game is a content-based platformer featuring 30 levels across 3 themes that introduce new challenges, mechanics, and puzzles. FREE

lightpaper

Lightpaper

LightPaper is a powerful text and Markdown editor made specifically for Android. LightPaper combines simplicity and beauty, alongside a rich set of features to bring you the best editor for the money available on Android today. LightPaper’s simple interface gets out of your way, allowing you to focus on writing, and is perfect for drafts, notes, memos, tasks, blogging, articles or the next chapter of your new novel. $1.99

rshare

rShare for Google Play Music

Share your Google Play Music activity on Facebook and Twitter! rShare keeps track of your Google Play Music history and allows you to post the songs you’ve listened to on Facebook or Twitter. Each post is formatted and contains the artist, album, track, and album artwork. FREE

dinamotext

Dinamotxt

Dinamotxt enables you to send, receive and delete your SMS text messages from your Android Tablet, using your existing mobile phone number. It offers the richest user experience combined with the industry’s highest level of security, reliability and privacy, with a user interface unmatched by any other existing Tablet messaging app available today. FREE

candyfalls

Candy Falls! Free

Candy Falls! is an easy yet addictive game, with easy controls. Just tilt your phone to move around and catch falling sweets, candies and cakes. Features three game modes: Time attack (60 seconds to get the highest score possible), Endurance mode (catch all candies falling from the sky, don’t miss any) and Sequence mode: catch the falling sweets following the sequence shown on screen, dodging the wrong ones. FREE

sidewalkbuddy

Sidewalk Buddy

Sidewalk Buddy is a new app that will allow you to safely use most apps with a clean and resizable pop-up which shows a live video feed from your rear facing camera as you walk. Texting and walking safety issues are gone! Navigate busy streets with ease, get more work done and be able to multi-task with safety in mind. Unlike transparent screen based apps, this app provides a clean separation between the video and the app you are using without getting too busy. FREE

vexblocks

Vex Blocks Free

Vex Blocks is the easy-to-play, exciting and addictive block game. Match up blocks by symbol and/or color to draw the longest chain of lightning possible. Draw lightning chains on your screen to surround and neutralize bomb blocks before they explode or to capture power-ups and increase your coin count. Collect coins to unlock new game modes or to gear up with unique power-ups like the Black Hole, X-Block or Nuke to help you along the way. Challenge your friends to beat your score and earn more coins, or team up and take on our score trials together! FREE

struggleguy

Struggle Guy

Struggle Guy will boost your excitement through a simple gameplay with just one finger. Jump! Slide! & Dash! to avoid obstacles and increase your speed. Improve your skills and try to get the best score in each stage! Run through 4 unique environments and 36 different challenging stages. Enemies and obstacles like turtles, birds, rocks and others will slow you down or kill you. FREE

haxsync

HaxSync for Facebook

Tired of Facebook not getting the attention it deserves on Android? HaxSync is the solution!
It provides perfect integration of Facebook data with your Android device. Features include high-resolution contact images synchronized, synchronization of Facebook Events (including attendee lists!) and/or birthdays into your device’s calendar, including (optional) reminders, and more. Every feature is highly configurable and can be disabled if unwanted. $.99

cinemarama

Cinemarama

Do you remember by heart the names of your favorite movies? Do you know the names of famous actors? Can you identify a movie in one still image? Test your knowledge in a new exciting game Cinemarama. It’s not so simple! You have to guess the movie in a completely unexpected details and shots. The game has several levels, each of which has its theme: Most popular movies, Most famous actors, Cartoons, TV series, Movies about war, Super heroes. FREE

snappea

SnapPea

We were tired of having photos stuck on the phone, without an easy way to access them on the computer. We found lots of people shared our frustration, so we built something to fix it. It’s a better solution than emailing photos to yourself. And it’s lighter and faster than installing software, connecting via USB, or uploading to the cloud. SnapPea sets up a server on your phone that can be accessed on your computer via Wi-Fi LAN, so it’s very fast. Most photos show up within 3 seconds after you take them on the phone–there’s no wait for files to be uploaded to your computer or the cloud. FREE

crazymachines

Crazy Machines GoldenGears

The award winning Crazy Machines is now available at the tap of your finger! In this “Rube Goldberg” style puzzle game, experiment and build your wacky contraptions with physics action like never before on the mobile platform! Dazzling visuals of explosives, fire, and true to life physics behavior when you put the experiment into motion! Play up to 8 Challenge levels free of charge! Try it out! FREE

worms2

Worms 2 Armageddon

Grab your grenades and prepare for battle, as the worms are back, bigger and better than ever in Worms™ 2: Armageddon! The best-selling turn-based-strategy blast-a-thon is now available on Kindle Fire, with new weapons, brand new customisation options and of course, more explosions! Authentic WormsTM gameplay with cartoon-style visuals, comical audio and a refined control system using the innovative touch screen user interface. 30 Single Player missions across 5 new themes including Manhattan, Medieval, Sports, Construction and Cheese. Take on players from around the world with online Wi-Fi multiplayer action for 2 players.  $4.99

easy_calendar

Easy Calendar

Easy Calendar is a free calendar app which designed for android phones and tablets. It is designed for quick , clean , easy and business work with your calendars. In Easy Calendar, you can touch almost everything you see. Just try! You can design your app with your AMAZING backgrounds, apply many pre installed Themes, choose different colors for calendars and customize the views with shape and stroke. FREE

iexit

iExit

The #1 travel app for iPhone is now updated on Android with the same top-selling feature set as the iOS version. iExit tells you what’s coming up in real time when driving on the interstate. It’s designed to easily communicate which upcoming exits have what you need, whether that’s gas, a hotel, a rest area, or specifically a Starbucks. iExit 2.0 is finally here and it comes with no shortage of goodies — a redesigned user interface, new searching options (Preset Filters), background notifications, 3000+ hotel and dining coupons, more customization options, and lots of new points of interest with way more on the way. FREE