Best android tablet productivity apps 2012


Times are changing and though people used to opt for something portable yet functional (explaining the rise of smartphones,) it is now the time for tablets. Earlier it was feared that smartphones and tablets due to their common backbone, Android, would not be able to co-exist but the expectations were proven completely wrong. Both tablets and smartphones are thriving together, but tablets have taken the place of notebooks and they are thinner, lighter and much more functional than even the slimmest but costliest notebook computers.Today it’s a common sight to see an executive travelling with a tablet rather than lugging around a notebook, but the choice of right software still remains the bigger question.
So helping you out we present our top 5 productivity applications for Android tablets. These applications are available in both free as well as paid versions through the Google Play Store.With the Nexus 7 now available, Android tablets are no longer poor iPad copycats. They’re real, banging for your buck affordable and most importantly, really good. But to make it even better, you’ll need to get some apps. Here are the best Android tablet apps.

Sadly, the official Twitter app isn’t exactly tablet friendly. Luckily, Plume, a highly customizable Twitter app, works well enough on Android tablets so you won’t miss Twitter on your Android tablet.


Friendcaster for Facebook is a much better tablet app than the official Facebook app, as it gives you real time Facebook notifications and includes all your most-used Facebook features like status updates, photos, messages, events, groups, checkins and more.


Optimized for tablets, IM+ is an IM app that lets you chat with your friends on AIM, Google Talk, Skype, MSN, Yahoo, Facebook chat and others. Free.


All the joys of Netflix in your pocket, all the time-including the power to battle that always growing Watch Instantly queue. Streaming’s silky smooth over Wi-Fi, less so over 3G, but the app itself is indispensable. Free.


MXPlayer is quite possibly the best video player for Android tablets because it packs a ton of features and can play a bunch of different video file formats (avi, mkv, divx, etc.) under the sun.

Google I/O starts today, and the announcement of Google’s own Nexus tablet is expected to be made. With the focus on Android tablets, the time is right to look at ten favorite apps for the big Android screen.This list ignores games and focuses on productivity type apps along with some social media apps. All of these apps work equally well on 7-inch tablets as well as larger displays. They have all been used extensively on the original Galaxy Tab, Galaxy Tab 10.1, and the Transformer Prime.

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