While the iPad has become synonymous with tablets, Android now accounts for more than 50 percent of all tablets sold in the United States. Despite this shift, finding high-quality tablet apps for Google’s platform can be a challenge. Some options are merely stretched-out phone apps. That’s why we went digging for the golden gems that every Android tablet owner should download.
Yes, a lot of the best apps for Android tablets are those made by Google, including Google+, Google Maps and Gmail, but those are just the tip of the iceberg. There are lots of third-party options worth exploring to stream music and video content, manage your bank account, keep tabs on your social network and read the latest news. Here are our 25 favorite apps for Android tablets.
"I wonder what the weather's going to be." That’s the question that's top of mind every morning. A single piece of information can affect the way we dress, which routes we take to work or school and what activities we partake in during the day.
Having a weather app that conveys this information easily and beautifully is essential, and 1Weather is by far the best weather tablet app on in the Google Play Store. It is jam-packed with features, such as a touch-scrollable temperature-versus-precipitation chance graph, as well as humidity dewpoint information to give you as much weather info as you can possibly handle.
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