New Android apps worth downloading: RetailMeNot update, Kiddy Timer Timeout Toothbrush, UNO & Friends

by Phil Hornshaw

Save some money this weekend with the updated coupon app RetailMeNot, which brings you discounts from the stores around you and has added deals for malls. Up next is Kiddy Timer, a great app for parents who want to keep track of time-outs and how often their children brush their teeth. Finally, UNO & Friends lets you play the card game UNO online against players from all over the world.


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RetailMeNot update (Free)

What’s it about? Find local deals for different stores with coupons, discounts and more with RetailMeNot.

What’s cool? RetailMeNot is packed full of coupons and more, helping you to save tons of money on stores whether they be local or online. The app uses your device's GPS capabilities to find deals near you and to help you find what you're looking for, and allows you to redeem coupons on your device while you're in the checkout line. The app's latest update adds new features based around malls, showing local malls with deals and providing deal alerts foryour local malls.

Who’s it for? This one's aimed squarely at bargain hunters.

What’s it like? Grab Groupon and LivingSocial for even more deals.

Kiddy Timer Timeout Toothbrush (Free)

What’s it about? Keep track of timing for kids with Kiddy Timer, which is specifically geared at things like timeouts and toothbrushing.

What’s cool? If you're a parent, keeping track of time on certain things can be a pain. Utilizing time outs, for example, generally requires keeping track of the amount of time assigned to a kid for time out – which is where Kiddy Timer comes in. The app makes setting those sorts of timers easy, and is useful for other activities like when kids brush their teeth, which can help make sure they do a good job. The app lets you create profiles for multiple kids and run as many as four timers at once, and provides visuals like a ticking clock and flashing lights for when timers expire.

Who’s it for? Kiddy Timer is great for parents, especially those with younger children.

What’s it like? Try Toothbrush Pacer and Timeout Timer for alternative takes on similar ideas.

UNO & Friends (Free)

What’s it about? Take your play of the digital version of the card game UNO online, and challenge friends in both multiplayer matches and worldwide leaderboards.

What’s cool? There's already a standard version of UNO available on the Google Play store, but UNO & Friends refocuses that game to make it specifically about online play and competition. You can start online matches and challenge players all over the world, as well as climb leaderboards based on your performance and utilize power-ups to change up your strategy. The game also includes weekly contests and tournaments in which you can compete and try to show off your best UNO skills against other players. You can connect to UNO & Friends with your Facebook account, which gives you the option of challenging players you're already friends with, as well.

Who’s it for? If you like Uno and defeating your friends online, Uno & Friends is perfect for you.

What’s it like? Grab the original UNO for more great card-playing fun.


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