With the launch of Ice Cream Sandwich just around the corner, there’s never been a better time to get your hands on Android tablet. Not only are many slates going for an absolute steal but the range of apps for Honeycomb is on the rise. A larger touchscreen naturally makes for a great movies, design and reading experience but with plenty of offerings vying for your attention, which ones are worth your hard-earned pennies? Allow Life Of Android to explain…
There are a whole wealth of e-reader apps to choose from for your Android tablet but Amazon’s Kindle is the obvious leader of the pack. While other apps like the Aldiko Book Reader are sturdy alternatives, it’s hard to look past the Kindle’s 500,000 strong library of available titles. Not is the volume of books staggering, they’re also up to date titles rather than obscure free translations of 19th century
There’s no point in having an Android tablet and not making the most of it’s added processing power. Although Tasker’s dull but functional menu system may look deceptively slight, its range of possibilities are immensely impressive. From simple efforts like turning your Wi-Fi on and off at particular points in time to disabling GPS for Facebook, once you’ve got the hang of it, this is an indispensable tablet tool.
Fitting all your desktop computer’s music, movies and other media onto one Android tablet can often be a tricky business unless you have a portable hard drive going spare. Save yourself the money and hassle of lugging one of those around with Plex, which will simply stream all that content over a wireless connection. The video quality is great and it even works remotely away from your home network.
A social media app for Android with a difference. Not only will Taptu combine your Facebook and Twitter feeds with RSS streams, it’s also customisable for your tablet’s home screen meaning you can dip in and out of the app at your convenience. Perfect for casual or die-hard users, this beats TweetDeck on a big screen setting.
Splashtop Remote Desktop
Logging into your desktop through your Android tablet is an enticing prospect but one which needs a great range of features to make the experience worthwhile. Splashtop Remote Desktop holds the extraordinary ability to run interactive video, audio, PowerPoint animations, and even 3D gaming from a remote location. According to Android Market comments, app compatibility can range from tablet to tablet but there’s no competitor that holds a candle to this remarkable offering.