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Fresh Android Apps for June 26: Nike+ Running, Peti, Sports Car Challenge

by Marty Gabel

Keep healthy and stay motivated with the Nike+ Running app for your Android smartphone. Once you’re done exercising your limbs, exercise your mind with a colorful puzzle game from LevelUp Studios called Peti. Finally, fasten your seatbelt and get ready to ride some of the world’s best supercars in Sports Car Challenge.

Nike+ Running (Free)

A long-standing favorite on iOS finally saw an Android release late last week. Nike+ Running is a free app. Whether you like to stay fit running the streets and parks in your neighborhood, or prefer to stick to the treadmill, it’s a helpful way to stay motivated and track your running progress.

Your Android phones GPS and accelerometer record your distance, pace and time, and there’s feedback on those metrics every mile to keep you focused as you run. You can even set up songs to play at certain points to keep you pumped. For added functionality, syncing your account with lets you view your maps on a larger screen, set new goals, and find Nike+ top routes in your local area.

Peti (Free)

LevelUp Studios are better known for their popular Android apps like Beautiful Widgets and Plume for Twitter, so it’s interesting that they’ve decided to dip their toes into Android gaming. Peti is a fun-looking puzzler that’s free and well worth a look.

Aliens are falling to Earth and you have to send them back to their mother. You need to match four or more elements of the same color to make them disappear, and if an alien is included within the batch, it will be saved. Clear the level from its aliens to win and move on.

Sports Car Challenge (Free)

Here’s a new game from developer Fishlabs Entertainment, best known for their popular and well-received space shooter, Galaxy on Fire 2. Sports Car Challenge is a high-end 3-D racing game featuring some of the world’s hottest supercars.

This fast-paced racing Android racer for smartphones and tablets offers some impressive graphics and speedy gameplay. With realistic driving physics, authentic engine sounds and plenty of customization options, there are three tracks to drive on and the chance to get behind the wheel of the Audi TTS Coupe, Bentley Continental GT V8, Bugatti Veyron, Lamborghini Gallardo, Porsche 911 Carrera S and more.

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