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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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The Weather Channel has a brand new Android app that's optimized for tablets, and it's worth checking out. For starters, the redesigned interface is nimble and a breeze to navigate. Weather Channel forecasts are accurate to within 1.5 miles of your location, the company claims, and the app tells you the exact time that rain or snow will start in your area. Localized maps display a variety of helpful weather data, including severe weather bulletins, past and future radar, and tropical cyclone tracking (including hurricanes). The app is free, which means ads. But that's a small price to pay for this great weather guide.

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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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