(The Hosting News) – The app market for Android tablets seemed to be lagging behind Apple until recently, but there’ve been plenty of exciting innovations of late.
Whether you’re putting together a quick work presentation or browsing for bestsellers, these six android apps could be well worth your time.
If like a lot of android tablet users you think that the default tablet keypad is a bit mediocre, why not try Swift Key. This customised keyboard app has a tablet focussed version which takes predictive texting to a whole new level. You can type in a whole phrase by just gliding your fingers across the super-responsive keypad. The latest beta version also offers cloud services, backup and more personalised features.
Google’s flagship cloud-based file storage system is a great place for all your files to live. It syncs beautifully between desktop and mobile and can handle word documents, spreadsheets, photos, videos and presentations. It’s also a great way to share important documents with your Google contacts.
This app won the Best Mobile Phone App for 2012 from the Technical Image Press Association. Use it to customise and share your photos straight from your tablet. You can add a variety of interesting effects to each photo and then share via G +.
Get access to over a million books as well as magazines and newspapers with Amazon’s ground-breaking reading app. You can shop for books, use the built-in dictionary, Google and Wikipedia as well as sample books before buying. You don’t even have to own a kindle and can enjoy these features on your android tablet.
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This app could make a great add-on for your mobile office. You can edit text documents, create spreadsheets and presentations as well as open PDFs on your tablet. It’s compatible with many cloud services and has plenty of editing tools. No wonder it’s the number one app in the Google Play business category.
Many news junkies are calling it the best content aggregator since Google reader. This one’s ideal for bookmarking and sharing RSS news feeds. Feedly has also been customised beautifully for tablets so your favourite feeds are converted to a card-sized format that’s easy to load, browse and share with your online community.
If you’re thinking of trying out these exciting apps on a new tablet, take a look at the Argos site for inspiration.