A lot of fuss has been made over the lack of tablet optimised Android applications, but in this post we pick out a handful of Android apps that have been optimised to run on tablets.
These should all look great on the Nexus 7, let us know how it goes if you try them, and we’d really love to hear about any Nexus 7 optimised apps that you come across.
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Android Tablet Optimised Apps
Here are ten apps that will look great on your Nexus 7:
- Nexus 7 Camera Launcher: You probably won’t get great results, but if you want to use your Nexus 7 to take photos, you’ll want to download this.
- Pulse: The Pulse newsreader app looks its best when given 7″ of breathing space. You’ll find plenty of room for photos and text as well as navigation and sharing buttons.
- Evernote: The popular note taking application comes into its own thanks to the ease of typing on the Nexus 7. The tablet version shows your notes in a slick grid of tiles.
- Tegra Zone: The nvidia Tegra zone helps you to find games that will really stretch the Nexus 7’s hardware.
- Sketchbook Express: Free version of the sketching app, knock out a master peace, be sure to share it with us!
- Google Drive: Not only storage but also Google Docs. The tablet version has additional formatting to make working on documents a pleasure.
- IMDB: The go to site for movie buffs. Optimised to make full use of the screen real estate.
- Temple Run: The popular android game really comes into its own on the 7″ screen, you won’t want to play it on your mobile ever again.
- Astrid: The ultimate to-do list app
- Pocket: Let’s you save articles you find whilst browsing and reformats them for easy later reading.
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