New Android apps worth downloading: Power 20 Full Body Workout, iMeet, Plasma Sky

by Phil Hornshaw

Need to be active, but lacking the time to do commit to exercise? Today's first fresh app can help! It's called Power 20 Full Body Workout, and it includes body weight workouts that last only 20 minutes. We've also got iMeet, a conferencing app that's great for business people on the go, and Plasma Sky, a space shooter with old school sensibilities and a slick presentation.

Power 20 Full Body Workout ($2.99)

What’s it about? Get into shape 20 minutes at a time with the help of Power 20 Full Body Workout.

What’s cool? Power 20 focuses on 20-minute body weight workouts, which means it doesn't require you to buy equipment or go to the gym to perform. Each of the app's workouts includes a  timer as well as pictures to show you how to perform it, and you'll never do a single move for longer than 90 seconds, so you'll never get bored. Power 20 focuses on quick plyometric exercises that will make you run faster and jump higher over time, includes multiple levels of workouts to let you make things tougher as you improve, and allows you to pipe in your own music as well.

Who’s it for? If you're strapped for time and need to get an effective workout without lots of equipment, try Power 20.

What’s it like? There's also a free version of Power 20, and you can get more fitness help from You Are Your Own Gym and Fitocracy.


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iMeet (Free)

What’s it about? Web conferencing app iMeet makes it easy for businesses to organize online meetings.

What’s cool? iMeet makes it easy for business people to have meetings, even when they can't be in the same place or even near a computer. The app turns your Android device into the conference room, allowing you to have both voice and text meetings, share files and more. The app is free for guests and allows as many as 15 people at a time to join a conference. There's support from iMeet for multiple devices, as well, so you can create meetings that users can join from their computer, their tablet or their phone, and you'll get full control of the meeting from your Android device.

Who’s it for? Business people who need to have meetings from anywhere should give iMeet a try.

What’s it like? TeamViewer for Meetings is another handy meeting app, and you can also get some similar functionality out of Skype.

Plasma Sky ($1.99)

What’s it about? Plasma Sky is a space shooter in which players control a ship that has to blast hundreds of enemy ships, dodge bullets and bust bosses.

What’s cool? Combining a slick neon presentation with plenty of action, Plasma Sky throws players into the familiar world of a vertically scrolling space world filled with bad guys. You'll need to use quick reflexes, pattern recognition and planning to fight your way through the game's enemies, all while collecting power-ups to strengthen your ship and make it a more effective tool of destruction. Plasma Sky includes 80 levels to play through, as well as some huge bosses to fight, and multiple game modes to try.

Who’s it for? If you like classic arcade action and shooters, try Plasma Sky.

What’s it like? You might also enjoy more shooters, like AirAttack HD and Icarus-X.