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The 12 Best Android Tablet Apps

The 12 Best Android Tablet Apps | Best of Android | Scoop.it
iPads get all the press, but Android tablets are coming on strong. Here are 12 cool apps that show off Android's capabilities, entertain you, and help you be more productive.
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Techno Geek silhoutte's curator insight, August 6, 2013 6:38 AM

When we talk about mobile and mobile apps, we often lump tablets and smartphones in together. But while they both use apps from the same store, tablets often fill a different niche than smartphones, and great apps for phones aren't always great apps for tablets.

 

I used a Nexus 7 tablet for my Android tablet testing (including most of the apps listed here), and I'm often disappointed when a developer doesn't include at least a modified layout for when their app is used on a tablet. Not only does it just not feel special, it ignores that tablets serve a different purpose than phones.

 

Think about it: your phone is on your person all the time; it's there for fast responses and notifications. It's there to keep you connected to a fast moving world, and to waste small chunks of time. The apps for smartphones that do well don't overstay their welcome, and make the most of smaller screens.

 

Tablets on the other hand aren't always within reach—yours might be in your bag, or on your nightstand. They aren't as portable, but they make up for it with spacious screens and (sometimes) faster processors. These are the devices that are made to connect us to visual media—eBooks, articles, and images. These are also devices we're expected to spend more time with, not just quick breaks or subway commutes.

 

What's more, developers don't always have tablets in mind when they create their applications, and sometimes the feel of an app can get lost in translation. Developers have to make certain assumptions about screen size and hand position when they create their apps; assumptions that might not prove accurate on a tablet.

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4 Best Apps for Sharing Large Files Instantly

4 Best Apps for Sharing Large Files Instantly | Best of Android | Scoop.it
We've all been there. You've spent hours curating a document, editing a video, or photoshopping an image, only to be told the file is too large to send as an attachment via email. Of course, if you want to share the file locally, you can easily load it onto a flash drive -- but what…
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What is The Best Free Calendar App For Android? We Compare The Best

What is The Best Free Calendar App For Android? We Compare The Best | Best of Android | Scoop.it
Calendars in some form have been around for as long as humans have walked the planet. From the ancient Egyptian's "Sothic Cycle" to the Mayan civilisation's "B'ak'tun" long-count calendar, understanding the passage of time to allow communities to organise events, farmers to monitor agricultural seasons, and religious followers to offer sacrifices to the gods has…
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Espier Control Center - Applications Android sur Google Play

Espier Control Center - Applications Android sur Google Play | Best of Android | Scoop.it
Espier Control Center iOS7 is an iOS7-style plugin for Espier Launcher iOS7 (or Espier Launcher). This app can help you to rapidly control the system functions such as...
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Komik Reader - Free - Android Apps on Google Play

Komik Reader - Free - Android Apps on Google Play | Best of Android | Scoop.it
Komik is the first comic/manga viewer and collection manager designed specifically for Android tablets and phones. I would love to hear any suggestions from you.* C...
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BlueStacks Cloud Connect - Applications Android sur Google Play

BlueStacks Cloud Connect - Applications Android sur Google Play | Best of Android | Scoop.it
Play Clouds + Sheep, SliceIt! and 450,000+ other Android apps on your Windows PC!
REQUIRES: BlueStacks App Player for PC - go to BlueStacks.com to download.
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ES Explorateur de Fichiers - Applications Android sur Google Play

ES Explorateur de Fichiers - Applications Android sur Google Play | Best of Android | Scoop.it
ES File Explorer est une application gratuite tout-en-un incluant un gestionnaire de fichiers & d'applications & de tâches, le support des espaces de stock...
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Read a Tree - Android Apps on Google Play

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8 Free Apps To Monitor Your Kids’ Smartphones Activities On Android

8 Free Apps To Monitor Your Kids’ Smartphones Activities On Android | Best of Android | Scoop.it
These, days, there is no stopping a child from growing up without the influence of tech gadgets, online content, and the Internet in general. Being a parent is already a tough enough task, but shying away from the topic or completely shutting out technology from your children’s lives isn’t going ... Continue reading »
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Android Apps, Download APK, Android Applications, Android APK

Android Apps, Download APK, Android Applications, Android APK | Best of Android | Scoop.it
Download APK Best Free Android Apps, Games, Live Wallpapers, Widgets, Themes For HTC, Samsung, Sony, LG, Motorola and all other Android Phones and Tablets.
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YouSnap - Applications Android sur Google Play

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CyberLink YouSnap est facile d'utilisation et prend vos images en quelques secondes. C'est un outil idéal pour capturer des notes lors de réunions et pour vous...
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Appy Geek (français) - Applications Android sur Google Play

Appy Geek (français) - Applications Android sur Google Play | Best of Android | Scoop.it
"Un concentré survitaminé de news dans la poche" - Presse-Citron.net
"Surement la meilleur app de news Tech sur smartphones et tablettes" - Gizm...
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Perfect Viewer - Android Apps on Google Play

Perfect Viewer - Android Apps on Google Play | Best of Android | Scoop.it
Perfect Viewer is a very fast image/comic viewer. *Turn black/white image into 4 colorize image(Only available for donated users. Need install Perfect Viewer donati...
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