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New Android apps worth downloading: Black Friday 2013 Ads, Deals, Rayman Fiesta Run, Zuma Dance update

by Phil Hornshaw

The biggest shopping day of the year is fast approaching, which is why you'll want to grab Black Friday 2013 Ads, Deals, our first app worth downloading today, and check out the ads and price comparison features it offers. We've also got Rayman Fiesta Run, a fast-paced platformer with lots of challenging levels, and Zumba Dance, a motion-controlled fitness game that will get you up and working toward your fitness goals.

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Black Friday 2013 Ads, Deals (Free)

Black Friday 2013 Ads, DealsWhat’s it about? Find the very best deals on Black Friday with Black Friday 2013 Ads, Deals, which brings you info on upcoming ads, as well as extra features like a bar code scanner.

What’s cool? We're just weeks away from the biggest shopping day of the year – Black Friday, Nov. 29 – and savvy shoppers are going to want to start preparing. A good way to do that is with Black Friday 2013 Ads, Deals, an app that lets you pore over various deals both online and in brick-and-mortar stores. You can search for nearby Black Friday deals, as well as scan bar codes when you're in stores to make sure you're capitalizing on the best deal available, search for specific products by name, compare prices including tax, create and synchronize shopping lists, and more.

Who’s it for? If you're planning a big shopping excursion for Black Friday, grab Black Friday 2013 Ads, Deals to help with planning and nabbing the best prices.

What’s it like? More Black Friday help is available with Black Friday 2013 Ads and Shop Savvy Barcode Scanner.

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Rayman Fiesta Run ($2.99)

Rayman Fiesta RunWhat’s it about? The follow-up to the phenomenal side-scrolling platformer Rayman Jungle Run, Rayman Fiesta Run puts players in a number of new, weird worlds with challenges to beat.

What’s cool? There's tons to do in Rayman Fiesta Run. At its heart, the game is a platformer in which you don't control the speed of protagonist Rayman's running, but rather, time his jumps, attacks, dodges, and wall-kicks to get him through each level while scoring as many points as possible. The game includes 75 levels and a host of new features, including the ability to swim, and new game modes like Invasion, which changes up old levels in significant ways. You can also challenge your friends to race through levels and beat your scores, and watch their progress.

Who’s it for? Fans of casual, fast-paced platformers with lots of content and challenge will want to grab Rayman Fiesta Run.

What’s it like? If you haven't played the last Rayman title, Rayman Jungle Run, that's a mistake that should be immediately rectified.

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Zumba Dance update ($4.99)

Zumba DanceWhat’s it about? Get in shape with the help of your smartphone with Zumba Dance, a motion-activated fitness app in which users dance along for a great workout.

What’s cool? Zumba Dance is a game as well as a fitness app, and uses motion tracking to help users follow along with its dance-based workouts. The app comes packaged with a 20-minute workout and tracks things like calories burned, the improvement of your technique, and your progress toward your fitness goals over time. It also includes some great music to go with your workouts, and teaches you better technique over time with digitized versions of Zumba instructors. Zumba Dance's new update adds smartphone support, so you can get in a workout even without owning a tablet.

Who’s it for? If you're looking for a fun way to get into shape, check out what Zumba Dance has to offer.

What’s it like? Other great Zumba apps include Zumba Fitness and Zumba Lesson.