Android Tablets, Applications

Best Apps for Motorola Xoom

The revolutionary Android 3.0 powered Motorola Xoom will be available to consumers very soon. The device will certainly zoom up your tablet experience by adding flavors to work as well personal life.

Thus, we bring to you a list of must have tablet optimized apps for the gadget.

Xoom for Work

  • Fuze Meeting

This app will turn your tablet into a virtual conference room. It offers multi-party video conferencing, full hosting abilities, and Pinch Zoom technology.

  • Intuit GoPayment

GoPayment app will enable your Honeycomb tablets to read credit cards and take payments. Authorization is quick and electronic receipts can be issued instantly by email or text message.

  • LogMeIn

The virtual desktop app can show what’s happening on your computer at work. The complete range of applications on your home or office computer will then available for you to use from your Xoom.

The pro version allows file transfer, remote printing and desktop sharing amongst other benefits but the free version is a powerful tool in itself.

  • QuickOffice

It will enable you to use Microsoft Word documents, Excel spreadsheets, and PowerPoint presentations on your Xoom. Files and Folders in particular, will be easy to manage as most functions are orientated to the touchscreen.

Xoom for News/Weather

  • CNN

The all new CNN app allows users to watch news along with contributing self-generated pictures and videos.

  • Pulse News

It uses a big Honeycomb screen to make RSS reading more visually appealing. Your feeds will stay visible on the left hand side, even when you open a story.

  • WeatherBug

This weather app has been redrawn for Honeycomb. It will provide live neighbourhood weather from over 8,000 locations; hourly forecasts and 7 day plan ahead forecasts; Integration with Google Maps- touch any area and the local conditions are available.

You can also choose current weather forecast and alerts tailored to your GPS or view 2,000 weather cameras in the U.S. What’s more, you can easily share the weather information with friends and family.

Xoom for Fun

  • Honeycomb Wall

The Honeycomb Wall with its cute bees is a welcoming screen as you power up.  The free version gives you touchable bees, bees noise a battery level indicator and an editor to customize the display elements- including a color filter.

  • Pandora Internet Radio

This Gingerbread optimized app works smoothly on the Xoom also. Atleast, it will satisfy your music bugs till a Honeycomb version arrives.

  • Google Earth for Honeycomb

Google Earth looks titanic on Honeycomb tablets. You get the feel of swinging between 3D walls and other constructions.

Some Other Apps Worth Trying:

SwiftKey for Tablets, Sports Illustrated Tablet version

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