Top 10 New Android Apps of the Week for Free list – UltimaTIME Clock Widgets, MyColorScreen, Photo Grid Widget, WhatsApp vChecker, Lockscreen Notification widget and more..
It seems the developers recently have played very close attention to the Android platform and as a result a bunch of highly useful new apps now featured on the Play Store. We managed to make a selection of the very best and here they are for you to try out:
UltimaTIME Clock Widgets: Free
If you find yourself getting bored with the widgets you have installed then this app should spare you of any complains. It provides over 200 clock widgets from any area or brand. The free version has 60 clocks : 12 from each category. If you want more you will have to pay a small fee.
From Developer: UltimaTIME : An ensemble of an astounding number and variety of analog clocks covering four categories and around 200 clocks – yes, that’s right : 200 beautifully crafted and designed clocks. This app is on an attempt to provide stiff competition in the widget department combining quantity and quality in a perfect blend. From movies and sitcoms to games and logos : the coverage is optimized for today’s trends : catering to minimalists, hardcore fans et al. Any design you want added? It’s a breeze. All you have to do is open UltimaTIME in your app drawer and click the “Requests” button.
The all popular site for checking out the latest Android home-screen designs has gathered a very large number of fans. To make it more accessible the developers are now working on an Android app to view the latest screens straight from your device. It is not available on the Store yet but you can use the link below.
- Loads Android [only] screens from http://mycolorscreen.com/explore/?os=android
- Caching server-sided system – Loads data faster instead of grabbing data every single time a user loads the app.
- View number of comment/favourites/likes off the app quickly, just like on the website itself.
- View comments, with commentor’s profile name and picture.
- View description of each screen, with author’s name and profile picture.
- Never ending list.
- View item’s other screenshot
- Copy individual item’s url to clipboard to share them or directly go to the website!
- View application used for the screen.
It is known that the developers of the highly used service called WhatsApp are releasing new versions on the web at relatively short intervals. If you want to have the latest and greatest this app will download it for you. Get the
From Developer: Are you tired of constantly checking the thread on XDA Developer to download the latest Whatsapp version, and then go to the official website to view the changelog?
Lock Screen Notifications Widget
This app designed to enhance the features of the latest version of Android 4.2. It also works with the highly popular WidgetLocker on Android 4.0.4 ICS. Currently the app is not available on the Play Store and you can only get it on the developer’s thread on XDA. It should also be available on the Play Store soon enough.
From Developer: Hi everyone,
I’m working on a very useful widget that displays notifications on locks creek using Android 4.2 lock screen widget mechanism.
The app has been reported to work well with WidgetLocker on Android 4.0.4
The app is almost final and I want to share with you before I submit it to Google Play.
Photo Grid Widget
This app will allow you to place a very nice designed photo widget on your home-screen. It uses features of the latest versions of Android and it only works on devices with Android 4.0 and above.
From Developer: Basically I want to replicate the grid-style photo widget from HTC so it can be used by other phones or in AOSP ROM.
I developed the widget and tested it on my HTC Incredible S. If you’re interested, please install it in other phones of different brand and screen size. I really want to know if it works in a 7″/10″ pad. I also know some phones have multiple external storage (e.g. Samsung) and it’ll be nice to know the widget works in these phones too.
Orange Backup – Nandroid on-fly & OptionalCloudUpload
You can tell straight away that the developers behind this app wanted to offer all the features one would ever need for backup purposes. It not only works fast but also provides the features to upload the files to an online storage service for safe keeping. The app requires root privileges.
From Developer: First application to let you make a NANDROID BACKUP (backup of absolutely ALL your data on your device), zip and upload to your Cloud, Dropbox, Google Drive, FTP) in ONE CLICK only !!! Cloud upload is optional. No need to restart your phone and miss some calls!You can also schedule your backup (recurrent backup). TWRP is now supported for beta tester of Online Nandroid v7 script.
Aside from the stable release, Google has decided to include a Beta version for their very popular browser for the Android platform. You will be able to test all the extra features before they’re implemented into the stable release. The app will not affect the stable version if you have it installed.
From Developer: Welcome to Chrome Beta for Android!
- Preview the latest features: Try out the newest features. (Sometimes these may be a little rough around the edges.)
- Give early feedback: Let us know what you think and help make Chrome for Android a better browser.
You can install Chrome Beta alongside your current version of Chrome for Android. Chrome Beta will request additional permissions when using Chrome Sync for the first time.
Sketch Guru – Handy Sketch Pad
Artist or not you should give this app a try and maybe you will discover talents you never thought you had. It provides all the best tools for creating sketches and the possibility to share your work on popular social sites such as Facebook or Instagram.
From Developer: A sketch tool to turn your phone and tablet into sketch book, let you enjoy sketch fun anytime and anywhere!
The well known file-storing online service provider has released a very well built app for Android. With it you can upload files using the built-in file browser or using a gallery view for photos and videos. It offers up to 50 GB of free storage space – unlike any service provider before it.
From Developer: MediaFire provides a complete and easy to use service for managing your digital stuff. Whenever and wherever you go, MediaFire makes sure that your files are always with you.
Never be away from your important files again! With 50GB of free storage, MediaFire lets you access all your documents, photos, and videos from anywhere. Securely store, organize, and share all your data on the web and through your Android device.
Download Manager for Android
Missing a good app for managing your downloads on your Android device? This is probably the best choice and appreciated by many users on the Store for its efficiency and number of features. There is no motive why you shouldn’t give it a try.
From Developer: Use Download Manager for Android to efficiently download and manage any type or size file. Overcomes most of the limitations of the default downloads, such as authentication, integrity checking, support for all file types and download life-cycle management.
Version 3.0 includes a completely renewed modern user interface, allowing simple and efficient downloads.
That’s all for this week’s Top 10 New Android Apps list. Please do share this page on your social network.