APPTEASERS: 15 Android apps and games worth knowing (November 15)
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, occasionally using the developer’s own words to describe the title.
Note that this column is not intended to be a list of “must have” apps but more of a random assortment of titles you might not already know about. No, these are not always new titles. Yes, they can be from big name developers and little indie teams as well.
Call of Duty
The official companion app for Call of Duty: Ghosts, this one lets users create and manage their clans. Players can track stats, view maps, notify other players of status, and customize the clan emblem.
SeatGeek Event Tickets
A totally free search engine for tickets across hundreds of websites and services, including StubHub, TicketsNow and eBay. Perfect tool to find ticket deals to sporting events, concerts, live events, and more. Every seat sold is given a rank of 1-100 so you know who exactly what you’re getting for your money.
Streaming service which allows access to handpicked family-friendly Hollywood films and titles curated from Hallmark Hall of Fame movies. You’ll feature-length films as well as shorts, and originals; subscriptions are $4.99 per month or $35.99 per year. Great service for children as there are no political agendas, nothing rated R, and no excessive violence or nudity.
Send and receive text messages, images, and video calls for free, and chat with groups of up to 100 each. Recent update now includes the ability to choose from upwards of 1,000 stickers as well.
Give your smartphone or tablet a screensaver that pulls images from a host of social networks, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr, and 500px. Don’t have any friends or social accounts? Set your device to randomly display from popular and trending images on Flickr and other networks.
Living up to its name, this app wipes the floor with the stock camera app on your smartphone. You’ll find a whole slew of shooting modes, facial recognition, editing tools, and sharing options. Those of you with a Tegra 4 processor under the hood will find some additional touches such as slow-motion video, enhanced HDR, and integrated stylus support.
Forget about dealing with the crowd at big box wholesale retail locations, get the same treatment from your Android. You’ll be treated to many of the same products and brands that you already buying, lots of them with discounts. Buy in bulk and have things shipped directly to your house.
Take any photo from your smartphone or tablet and turn it into a smoothly blurred image. We know it doesn’t sound that cool, but it’s a quick way to transform images into gradients and we love it. You’ll create some beautiful backgrounds in an instant.
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