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How To Video: Find Android tablet apps
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How To Video: Find Android tablet apps

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Learn how to discover tablet-optimized Android apps and games using Google's Play store and third-party storefronts.

If you're looking for alternative to the iPad Android tablets are great choice. The finding out for an Android tablet can be hit or miss any luck you'll get a game -- that's clearly optimize for a large screen. But this is equally good chance to end up with a stretched out app that was obviously designed for smaller screen of a Smartphone. So how do you find the cool tablet optimize apps here are few tricks to help. First -- open up the app the Google play store and head over to apps. In most cases school recognize that you using -- tablet will show you an option here called staff picks for tablets. A long list -- apps and games and you're bound to find a -- showcase apps worth downloading. It's also worth noting that you're searching App Store for something specific like -- a photo editor. Including the word tablet in your search tends to narrow their result to something more useful. Another trick is to use the web based version of the place store which offers more advanced search and sort functionality. The same search for a photo editor can be filtered by device compatibility and quarterback popularity. What you get -- app page you can look at the user you can find any that are specific to your tablet. If that's still too much hassle you can download a separate front end for the -- -- that judicial if you tablet optimize apps. One of the best ones out there I've seen is called -- five HD. You can browse -- content or sort by category everything -- -- handpicked for how well performs on the tablet. The Google play store still handles the purchase and download this app is take the sting out of finding great apps. Now -- tablet runs on an Nvidia tegra processors as a similar app out there called tegra zone that there's a great job tracking all believe -- tablet optimize games. It's a free app and is a good chance that is already on your tablet. You probably thought it was crap where it's actually a great way to discover games again Google handles the actual purchase and download. So you're still in their eco system. Those -- my best tips for discovering great Android apps for your tablet. For more tips like these is how to dot cnet.com I'm Donald bell thanks for watching.

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