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Fresh Android Apps for July 15: Course Critic, Quell, SwiftKey X and Nosh

by Brad Spirrison

In today’s Fresh Android Apps, we take a swing at the new Course Critic app developed by Golf Digest. We also tap into a new zen puzzler called Quell, look at a new update for SwiftKey X and nosh on a new meal discovery app right out of the Android oven.

Golf Digest Course Critic for Android (Free)

Looking to hit the links this weekend? Let this new app powered by Golf Digest help you find your way. The free Course Critic provides a directory of the top 100 private and top 100 public golf courses in North America. It also serves up GPS directions to each course, and provides course length and architect. Don’t agree with the top 100 selections? Rate your own feelings in the app.

Quell ($1.57)

A new title from FallenTreeGames, Quell is a fun and breezy brain teaser worthy of its $1.57 download price. With more than 80 levels and a state-of-the-art soundtrack from composer Steven Cravis, gleefully guide your ball through a myriad of mazes as you listen to soothing piano chords throughout your journey. A nice respite from the typical ball-controlling game.

SwiftKey X Update ($1.97)

Looking for a keyboard control to match the intelligence of your Android-based smartphone? A new update from SwiftKey X leverages artificial intelligence to inform its prediction and personalization services while you type. The app, which also has a tablet-specific cousin, brings in contextual information from your Facebook, Twitter and Gmail accounts. Thanks to machine learning, SwiftKey not only responds to what you say, but also how you type. Check it out.

Nosh (Free)

Developed by Craig Walker, creator of the technology that is now Google Voice, comes this tasty app that instructs people on what to order at restaurants. With more than 150,000 menus and more than 10 million menu items, Nosh and its recommendation algorithm is designed to help you with your orders after you have already decided on the restaurant. Call it the last mile for meals.

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