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Best Android Apps that Should be Gracing Your Tablet

Android haters, it is time to apologize as Nexus 7 is going to smash the long held conviction that Android tablets are nothing but a poor copycat version of iPad. Nexus 7 is a bang for your buck with Google spearing no efforts to make it a grand success. Equipped with latest features that include stunning 7 inches display, exceptional battery backups, over the top performance, Nexus 7 is going to make you say WOW. Designed with heavy gamers in mind, it is powered by quad-core and it is extremely lightweight as to make it easy for you lag around. But just owning a Nexus 7 is not that much great.

To make it appear more cool and to pamper yourself with activities galore, you need to add some super cool apps in it. Now, this is a tiring job as you need to score the web or wade through the long list of apps to figure out the best one. Worry not as here I am going to share some top apps that should be gracing your upcoming android tablet:

1. Netflix

Would love to watch movie while on the fly, then Netflix is the must-have add on that should be gracing your tablet. Streaming is hassle free and silky smooth that will leave you asking for more. However, streaming takes a bit time when you are accessing it over 3G connection but I can dare say that this is the most indispensable app that you would love to have in your kitty.

2. MXPlayer

Packed with tons of features, MXPlayer is most perhaps the best video player available for android tablets. No matter what the video format is be it divx, mkv or avi, you can play it under the sun.

3. Plume

Ok wait, I know there is an official version of twitter app for tablet, but from my personal experience I can safely say that that is not awesome, if not ordinary. To have the tactile feeling, you need to use this nifty app known as Plume. This is a simple app that lets you customize it the way you like. So, never miss out on any updates on twitter and stay connected while on the move with Plume.

4. Evernote

This is an app for the workaholic kind of guys who live in a world where they need to take note, record voice, snap a picture or two and upload some files while on the move. Boring it may sound, but this is great tool for all those people who want to serious app to get the job done on their tablet.

5. Astrid Task/To Do List

Those who love to maintain things in details, Astrid Task is the app that they will be looking forward to. With this superawesome app, you will be able to set priority level and it is fully integrated with Google tasks, Google Calender, Google Alerts and other similar Google applications. So, quite obvious, it will let you work tails off. Fully customizable, it lets you do whatever you wish and the best part, it is available for free.

6. Friendcaster

This app believes in one thing that is simplicity and I personally believe that it is much better both in term of sophistication and simplicity than the official Facebook app for tablet. Features include real time updates and notifications from facebook apart from the usual photos, messages, check-ins, groups etc. Give it a go.


This is a must have app for all the movie bluff out there. It gives you all the details that you need to have to impress others with your authority on movies. And the great thing is you would not have to pay anything for this awesome app. It is available for free.

8. Samurai II: Vengeance

For all those avid gamers who wants something exciting, Samurai II: Vengeance is the best bet. This is one of those ridiculously engaging games that will make you ask for more. It offers you perfect control over the characters and comic book style graphic is more than enough to make you hooked on it for an hour or two.

9. CNN

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If you cannot wait to see how things are unfolding around you, you should not miss out on CNN app. It is well designed and if you wish to customize the look and feel, there are hundreds of such widgets available.

Vishal Gaikar

Vishal Gaikar

Vishal Gaikar is a professional blogger from Pune, India. He is Software Engineer, Web Addicted. At Shake the Tech, he writes on Technology, Gadgets & so on. Follow me @vishal

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