New Android apps to check out this week (FEB 12, 2019)


The Google Play store is full of awesome apps that can help you with tasks or simply help you take a break and relax with an engaging game. But how do you know what ones you should try? We can help you with that! Every week, we will share awesome new apps that we think you will enjoy. The highlights from this week include a great alternative to your phone’s built-in calculator, a new Playmoji for your Pixel smartphone, a reading companion for kids of any reading level and more.

Take a look at the list below to find the perfect new app for you this week.

MyScript Calculator 2

Description: Calculator 2 turns your device into an interactive piece of paper. Simply write a calculation and it gets you the result in real time. Develop it further with editing gestures or by adding new elements anywhere. Reuse previous results with drag and drop. Calculator 2 interprets everything you do on the fly. Calculator 2 is based on MyScript Interactive Ink®, the next step for digital ink. It is the successor of the award-winning first handwriting calculator.

  • Price: Free
  • In-app Purchases: No
  • Rating: 4.9/5
  • Installs: 100,000+

Install MyScript Calculator 2

Playground: Childish Gambino


Description:Create your own music video and learn new dance moves from Childish Gambino. This is a Playmoji pack for Playground. It requires the latest version of ARCore and Playground to be installed first.

  • Price: Free
  • In-app Purchases: Yes
  • Rating: 4.6/5
  • Installs: 50,000+

Install Playground: Childish Gambino

Companion for Apex Legends

Description: This is an unofficial companion app for the latest game Apex Legends. This app contains various things like: Character information and abilities- Information of All the in game characters like “”Bangalore””, “”Bloodhound””, “”Caustic””, “”Gibraltar””, “”Lifeline””, “”Mirage””, “”Pathfinder””, “”Wraith”” and their abilities. Guns and their information- Information about all the guns used in the game. Map- Map to decide your landing spot! Offline everything- Once everything loads for the first time in app, you can use the app completely offline. You’ll need internet for loading latest notices and tips though!

  • Price: Free
  • In-app Purchases: No
  • Rating: 4.7/5
  • Installs: 100+

Install Companion for Apex Legends

Rivet Beta: Better Reading Practice

Description:Hi parents! Rivet is a fun, easy, kid-friendly reading app. With 1,500+ free, leveled books, getting quality reading practice for your kids in K-2 has never been easier. This app is currently in beta, which means we’re testing new features and fixing up bugs before an official release.

  • Price: Free
  • In-app Purchases: Yes
  • Rating: 4.3/5
  • Installs: 10,000+

Install Rivet: Beta 

EPIX NOW: Stream Movies & TV

Description:With EPIX NOW you get instant access to acclaimed TV series like Get Shorty, Berlin Station and Deep State, hit movies like A Quiet Place, Star Trek, and Transformers: The Last Knight, plus more for only $5.99 a month. No cable needed. Stream on demand, download to watch offline, or add to your queue to view later. Start your 7-day free trial now (and then just $5.99/month) – cancel anytime.

  • Price: Free
  • In-app Purchases: Yes
  • Rating: 4.8
  • Installs: 10,000+

Install EPIX NOW

Steve Raycraft
I'm a grandfather of 4 that grew up with technology in my blood. I was first introduced to Android with the Samsung Fascinate and I've been hooked ever since. I love the customization that Android offers the user to personalize their phone. I enjoy writing and have been blessed with the opportunity to share this passion for Android with others.

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