One good thing about the tablet wars is that there can be more than one winner. Even for a longtime iPad user such as myself, there's a lot to like about the Nexus 7.
You'll like the device even more after you've tweaked a few of its default settings. Here are a handful of customizations guaranteed to make your use of the Nexus 7 more enjoyable.
Set or change your default apps When you choose a file on your Android tablet, you're prompted to select an app to open it in. To set your selected app as the default for that type of file, press Always after you make your app selection, or press "Just once" to have the app-selection pop-up appear each time you open that type of file.
Press the Always button after you choose the app in which you want to open a file to set that app as the default for that file type.
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To clear the default app for a specific file type, open Settings, press Apps under Device, select the app you don't want to open by default, and press "Clear defaults" under Launch by Default.
To uninstall an app, open the Apps window on the Home screen and choose the Apps tab. Press and hold the app's icon, drag the icon to the Uninstall... [Read more]