by Christopher Tippins for the Software Synergy Group
Before I begin this article on Android Apps, I’ve written several other articles on the Android OS that you might find helpful: the Android versus iOS, rooting an Android device and installing customized ROMs.
In this last of the series, I’m going to talk about my favorite Android applications and why I like them.
For starters, note that I’m running an Asus Transformer TF101 tablet, not an Android phone. My app list for a phone would be different as it serves a completely different purpose. Note that in addition to the applications below, I talk about quite a few others in my other articles – a few of which I consider mandatory so check out those articles with the link above.
It should be pointed out that many of the applications I’m going to talk about are also available for the iPhone or iPad (iOS). I have no doubt that they will be as helpful to iPad users as they are for Android users. I’ll note each app as I go through my list as to whether or not it’s available for iOS as well.
I’m going to focus on several categories that comprise what I do with my tablet: reading (books and magazines), watching film and video and general utilities.
There are, of course, thousands of apps to do a great many things.
I primarily use my Transformer for the above, so your list may be different.
OK, let’s get started: