10 best new Android apps of January 2016

App developers are pushing the envelope on a daily basis trying to improve and enhance our smartphone and tablet experiences. In fact, so many Android apps come out every day that it’s difficult to keep track of them all. It’s difficult to usurp the best of the best but if you’re getting bored with what you’ve got and want to try something new, check out the best new Android apps from the last month!


apps best new android apps januaryApps

[Price: Free]
Apps is a unique wrapper application that shows you hidden top charts in the Google Play Store. How it works is that it’s essentially a web link that’s been turned into an application. The web link opens the actual Google Play Store to the top apps charts. The difference is that it’ll show you a secret set of top charts that lists only applications without any games in there to gum up the works. This is great to check out the hottest apps in the Play Store without having to wade through tons of games first and it’s entirely free.
Get it now on Google Play!
Apps best new android apps january


automate best new android apps january 2016Automate

[Price: Free with in-app purchases]
Automate is a driving companion application that aims to bring you functionality from your phone without distracting you from driving. It contains a ton of shortcuts to things like music, navigation, your phone dialer, messaging, weather updates, and more. You can also fork out for the premium version and get hands-free gestures, customized wallpapers, and traffic camera alerts. It’s a solid car companion app and one that could help you stay safe.
Get it now on Google Play!


chrooma keyboard best new android apps january 2016Chrooma Keyboard

[Price: $1.49]
Chrooma Keyboard is a new keyboard that puts customization above all else. The developers boast the keyboard’s ability to adapt to the application that you’re using and the app features a re-sizable keyboard, night mode, theming, support for a wide range of devices, and emojis. It also supports over 60 languages. It’s a little bare in terms of advanced features, but it is lighter and more minimal than most other keyboards and it seems to work rather well.
Get it now on Google Play!
chrooma keyboard best new android apps january 2016


hellofresh best new android apps january 2016HelloFresh

[Price: Free]
HelloFresh is actually a food delivery service that you pay to bring food straight to your door which you then prepare yourself. However, even if you aren’t interested in the service, this application can be rather useful. It contains a ton of cooking tips and tricks along with simple, fun recipes that are mostly healthy. It’s all wrapped up in a beautiful Material Design inspired interface. It’s a good little free app that’s worth the download.
Get it now on Google Play!
hellofresh best new android apps january 2016


kickstarter best new android apps january 2016Kickstarter

[Price: Free]
After a very long wait, Kickstarter released its official application to the Google Play Store. It features pretty much all of the features of the website, including the ability to back projects, browse projects, and even take a look at your activity log. The app has adheres to most of the Android design guidelines and does a great job of never feeling cluttered despite the ridiculous amount of information it displays. It’s completely free and a must-have for Kickstarter fans.
Get it now on Google Play!
kickstarter best new android apps january 2016



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mimicker alarm best new android apps january 2016Mimicker Alarm

[Price: Free]
Mimicker Alarm is the latest app out of the Microsoft Garage Project. It’s an alarm application that makes you play games with it in order to shut off or snooze the alarm. You have a few options, including the ability to make faces at the front camera, speak certain phrases, and more. If you fail the test, the app will assume you’ve fallen back asleep and will simply resume going off. It’ll wake you up, that’s for sure.
Get it now on Google Play!


movesum best new android apps january 2016Movesum

[Price: Free]
Movesum is a new step counter application that aims to help you keep track of how many steps you take every day without all the bells and whistles of other applications that can get in the way. It’ll show you visual representations of what you’ve burned off through walking, allow you to set goals and keep track of prior goals, and the app simply looks nice as well. It’s completely free with no in-app purchases which makes it significantly less expensive than a dedicated piece of hardware to do this exact thing for you.
Get it now on Google Play!
movesum best new android apps january 2016


password locker best new android apps january 2016Password Locker

[Price: Free / $4.99]
Password Locker is a free password management application that allows you to store all kinds of private information under a secure lock and key. The app stores your data offline as opposed to a cloud and uses 256-bit AES encryption which should make most security conscious people happy. You can also set the app to self destruct under certain circumstances and you can even hide it from the app drawer. If you do want backup to the cloud, the app has Dropbox and Google Drive support as well. The app is $4.99 but you can check out the free demo.
Get it now on Google Play!
password locker best new android apps january 2016


stop swipin best new android apps january 2016Stop Swipin

[Price: Free / $1.50]
Stop Swipin is a new application that helps prevent your friends from swiping through your gallery to see those embarrassing or otherwise private photos that you keep there. It’s quite simple to use. You select which pictures you want to show your friends and the app will create a private gallery that keeps them from swiping through your entire camera roll. It does require device admin rights which can be easily revoked so the app can be uninstalled, but it’s otherwise very simple to use and it’s free!
Get it now on Google Play!
stop swipin best new android apps january 2016


skrwt best new android apps january 2016SKRWT

[Price: $0.99]
SKWRT is a photo manipulation and editing tool that can be very useful for both hobbyists and pro photographers. The premise of the application is to correct imperfections caused by your camera hardware such as lens distortion, vignette correction, and more. However, you can use the various tools and a little imagination to create some wicked fun photos which you can then share pretty much everywhere. It’s $0.99 and this is definitely a different kind of photo editing app!
Get it now on Google Play!
skwrt best new android apps january 2016


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