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New Android apps worth downloading: Imgur update, Grand St., Magic 2014

Jun 25, 2013

Imgur fans will be pleased to hear that the official Android app of the viral image sharing service is out of beta, and Imgur for Android leads today’s crop of apps worth downloading. Following Imgur is Grand St., a marketplace dedicated to cool tech and gadgets that makes purchasing easy. Finally, Magic 2014 brings a great digital experience to fans of the Magic: The Gathering collectible card game.

Imgur update (Free)

What’s it about? Image-sharing service Imgur’s official Android app is out of beta and ready to use.

What’s cool? Imgur is an easy-to-use image-uploading service dedicated to sharing viral pics and drawings. The Android version of the service allows you to upload images from wherever you are using either a Wi-Fi or cellular Internet connection, making it possible to share your images with the entire Internet in seconds. You can also browse through created by other users, leave comments, and more. Imgur was previously a beta release on the Google Play Store, and now that it’s out of beta, a number of bugs have been smashed and other improvements have been made to make the app function even better.

Who’s it for? Imgur users on the web should definitely snag this Android version.

What’s it like? Share more stuff virally on Instagram and Facebook.


Grand St. (Free)

What’s it about? Grand St. is a marketplace app specifically designed for Android that brings users the coolest in technology and design.

What’s cool? Cool stuff can be hard to find, but Grand St. makes it the app’s goal to bring cool technology and design to its users. The app features a number of hand-picked products in tons of different categories, all of which are marked for being useful, innovative and cool. You can read about each product and view high-quality photos about them, and when you find something you want, Grand St. makes it easy to fire off an order from your Android device.

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Who’s it for? Fans of technology and cool stuff should check out what’s on offer from Grand St.

What’s it like? Find more cool stuff to buy from Shpock and eBay.


Magic 2014 (Free)

What’s it about? Fire up Magic 2014 and check out a digital version of Magic: The Gathering, the deep collectible card game.

What’s cool? If you’ve ever played Magic: The Gathering, you’ll be impressed by how immersive Magic: 2014 is. The app includes the ability to play through a single-player campaign using one of three decks that are filled with magic spells and creatures you can use against your opponents, and you can unlock additional content through an in-app purchase that supplies more cards and more play modes. The free version of the game also includes a “sealed” mode, in which players are forced to adapt to challenges without knowing what cards they have available to them. Opting for the paid version also unlocks an ad-hoc multiplayer mode.

Who’s it for? This one’s specifically geared toward Magic: The Gathering fans, but if you like collectible card games and puzzles, you’ll want to check this one out.

What’s it like? There’s also Rage of Bahamut and Supreme Heroes, if you want more collectible card challenges.

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