25 Must-Have Honeycomb Apps
Honeycomb has been around for some time and we finally have choice in the number of tablets in the market. Many of you would have already got one, or would be opting for one in the future. It is high time that we compiled a list of some of the best and optimized apps for a Honeycomb tablet.
This list is not the end, it is the start. Drop in your choicest of best Honeycomb apps in the comments section and we will include that in the future compilations.
1. USA Today: Latest news, scores, weather, stocks and photos from USA TODAY on your Android Tablet.
2. Drawfree: Get drawing with the drawing application optimized for your tablet. Take advantage of the large screen and the simple controls to take notes, draw sketches, paint paintings with your finger and illustrate your ideas.
3. PDANet: This is a tablet version of the extremely popular PdaNet software. It allows you to share the Internet access of an Android device with another Android device through Bluetooth.
4. Tweetcomb: Tweetcomb is a Twitter client designed and created for tablets. Tweetcomb gives you a tablet-friendly view of your Twitter timeline, mentions, direct messages, and more.
5. News republic: News Republic brings news from all major press agencies: AFP, eWeek, Adfero, Associated Press and websites.
6. Accu Weather: Weather information directly on your Android tablet.
7. Touch Down: TouchDown gets your Email, Contacts, Calendar and Tasks from your corporate Exchange server, and gives you a single tabbed view.
8. Weather Bug: Another great weather app for Honeycomb tablets. Get the latest weather information, including local current conditions, hourly and extended forecast, severe weather alerts, animated Doppler radar, live weather camera images and more on your Android tablet with WeatherBug.
9. Adobe Connect Mobile: Download the FREE Adobe Connect Mobile application, now optimized for tablet users, and enjoy immediate access to online meetings using your Android device. Participate in multi-point video conferencing, with 2-way video, using your camera during your video conversation.
10. Paint Box: Now with full Android 3.0 Tablet support, PaintBox uses natural brushes for realistic paintings. Featuring full radius and opacity control, eight levels of undo, with smooth and intuitive touch controls that use speed, pressure, and direction.
11. NYTimes: Enjoy the award-winning journalism of The New York Times on your tablet. Enjoy our Top News section for free, or subscribe and unlock all the sections in the app of The Times, including blogs.
12. File Manager: GoAruna Files for Tablets is a specially made combination of a powerful file manager and cloud file storage solution, made just for your Android tablet.
13. Tweetcaster: TweetCaster is now optimised for Tablets running Android 3.0—Honeycomb. The HD version introduces the newest and COOLEST TweetCaster feature yet: TweetCaster Smart Filters. Now you can see filtered views of your timeline that allow you to only look at tweets containing photos, links or videos.
14. Sports illustrated: This app gives you the ability to subscribe to Sports Illustrated magazine or to add the digital edition to your print subscription.
15. FriendCaster for Facebook: Share and stay connected with your friends with Honeycomb’s first Facebook app.
16. CNN: Get the latest news, watch live video and iReport from your app.
17. Thumb keyboard: Thumb Keyboard is a flexible keyboard that introduces a revolutionary and innovative “split” layout for Tablets and Phones. A layout that makes thumb-typing easier, more natural and more comfortable. Besides that it is also a standard keyboard with many features one will not find on a regular keyboard.
18. Quickoffice HD: CREATE VIEW, & EDIT, Microsoft Office files on your Android Honeycomb tablet!
19. News 360: News360 for Android Honeycomb-based tablets aggregates more than 1500 different news sources around the web to bring you news stories in a concise and useful stream.
20. File Manager HD: Another tablet optimized file manager on Honeycomb! High definition (1280*800) with fresh UI design and user friendly functions! Special optimization for tablets and certified on Honeycomb!
21. Kindle: The Kindle app is optimized for Android devices giving users the ability to read Kindle books on a beautiful, easy-to-use interface.
22. Hublife: Hublife is an easy-to-use and intuitive daily planner and organizer that manages your life from one central “HUB”. Specifically built for tablets, the Hublife platform seamlessly syncs your tablet data with your desktop/laptop, Android smart phone, and any other web-accessible devices.
23. TegraZone Games: TegraZone Games is a great app that showcases all of those games and helps users discover titles optimized for Tegra.
24. FriendMe: Another great Facebook app for Honeycomb.
25. SpringPad: SpringPad makes it easy to save notes, products and places you want to remember. SpringPad is a free application that makes it quick and easy to take notes and save anything you want to remember in one place – from tasks and lists to products, places, movies, recipes and more.