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Fresh Android Apps for Jan. 24: Dream Cruise, Cricket Watch, Lovely Words

by Ian Black

Sail away with Dream Cruise. Go “googly” for cricket with Cricket Watch. Or, say more with symbols using Lovely Words. These are the freshest apps in town!

Dream Cruise ($1.39)

Most apps make you more productive or they excite you with frantic gameplay. Dream Cruise takes a different tack. Chill out by enjoying a leisurely cruise on the water looking out over a beautiful city.

Tap the life preserver to speed up or slow down the boat. Touch the dining table to change your drink. Do the photos on the billboards around the city look familiar? They should, they’re yours – pulled from your phone’s gallery.

Cricket Watch (Free)

Soccer isn’t the only internationally celebrated sport you know nothing about. There’s also cricket. Cricket Watch aggregates all the cricket news you’ll need to learn what a “sticky wicket” really is.

Browse real-time updates from major sources like ESPN, CricketNext, CricketBuzz, IBN, NDTV and more. Drill down into stories that interest you and share them with your friends.

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Lovely Words (Free)

Quick – type a message with a heart symbol or a music note or the copyright symbol or a Greek letter. Oh, those special characters don’t appear on your phone’s virtual keyboard. What to do? Save the moment with Lovely Words.

Nothing fancy here, except easy access to a large set of characters that you might need in a pinch. Just tap to copy a symbol to your phone’s clipboard for use in other apps.