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10 Great Android Apps For Tablets

What Android apps really shine on tablets? Take a look at a few of our favorites.
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Sure, you can edit photos on a smartphone, but even "giant" 5-inch displays are far from optimal for the task. A full-sized slate is a much better tool for image editing, and Snapseed is a great choice for tablet-toting photo buffs. While iOS users have enjoyed Snapseed for some time, the app is relative new to Android. (Brief backstory: Google bought Snapseed developer Nik Software last year and brought its image editor to Android.)

Snapseed provides photo-manipulation essentials such as single-tap auto correct, cool filters for arty expression, and smooth integration with Google+ for easy photo-sharing. Of course, it's not the only photo editor for Android, so be sure to check out popular competitors PicsArt Photo Studio and PicSay Pro as well.

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konnor
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konnor,
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4/21/2013 | 7:24:14 PM
re: 10 Great Android Apps For Tablets
The optimized Android tablet apps have improved over the past year, but there's still a lot of room for improvement, and we need a lot more of them.
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kbuchs559,
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4/17/2013 | 7:45:02 PM
re: 10 Great Android Apps For Tablets
Maybe I recognize some icons, like Google Earth, but, really, can't we have some text on these slide shows?
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J. Nicholas Hoover,
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2/26/2013 | 7:42:51 PM
re: 10 Great Android Apps For Tablets
Many of these apps are just as good on smart phones, and translate well to tablets. I would swap out my favorite weather app, WeatherBug Elite, for The Weather Channel's app, but otherwise I largely agree with many of the selections.
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