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December 25, 2012 6:42 PM   Subscribe

What are your must have free or low cost apps for the Nexus 7?
posted by thatwhichfalls to Computers & Internet (13 answers total) 33 users marked this as a favorite
 
Plex
posted by sanka at 6:55 PM on December 25, 2012


Flipboard
posted by Telpethoron at 7:00 PM on December 25, 2012


Pocket
Kindle
SwiftKey Flow
posted by grouse at 7:05 PM on December 25, 2012


Dropbox
Keymonk Keyboard, there is a trial version to try. I prefer it to SwiftKey and I haven't tried the updated built in one recently.
Kindle and Nook apps so I can buy from both stores.
Pocket
Tasks
Wheres My Water
Camera Launcher
Office Suite Pro (OK this one isn't cheap all the time but I bought it on sale and it's worth getting if on sale)
Koi Free Live Wallpaper (I found this one so much silly fun I bought the paid version).
posted by wwax at 7:16 PM on December 25, 2012


Lifehacker listed out its best apps for Android for the 2012 user here.

The article's a little dated, though, as Vlingo and Senti.Wayk aka Wayk Alarm no longer exist for some reason. However, it's a terrific list.
posted by Sunburnt at 7:17 PM on December 25, 2012


AdFree
AirDroid (https based to/from transfer with other computer)
Aldiko (reader)
Androku (Roku Soundbridge controller)
Avast! Mobile Security
Camera
DroidDia(gram)
ES File Explorer
Google Sky Map
K-9 Mail
MX Player
OfficeSuite Pro
Opera
PocketCloud
RealCalc
RssDemon
Terminal Emulator
Titanium Backup
Navfree USA
Navfree World
posted by jet_silver at 7:47 PM on December 25, 2012


To add to the good lists above:
Skype
Iheartradio
Evernote
Google Now (It should be there, but I had to turn mine on). Swipe from the bottom up to see it (sorry if this is basic stuff).

The compass view in Google Maps street view is a Gee Whiz demo of the N7, and I presume Android products in general (but I dunno).
posted by Fortnight Bender at 12:43 AM on December 26, 2012


Astrid (to do app)
Pocket
Kindle
Irssi ConnectBot (to connect to IRC)
DICE Player (for videos)
Camera Launcher
Memoires (journalling app)
TripleTown (game)
Sneezies (game)
TouchPal keyboard
posted by neushoorn at 1:00 AM on December 26, 2012


Free apps (with paid versions where noted):
Any.DO
Amazon App Store and in-house apps (Amazon, AmazonMP3, Kindle)
Beweather (Pro)
Dropbox
ES File Explorer (works well with root)
Evernote
Facebook
IMDb
Instagram
Netflix
Prey (kind of like a free version of Find my iPhone)
Skype
Soundhound (Infinity/Pro)
Twitter
Wikipedia

I'd also suggest several of Google's official apps:
Chrome
Drive (the service formerly known as Docs)
Earth
Reader
Translate
Voice

And if you're rooted:
GooManager
SuperSU
Titanium Backup (Pro)
posted by zombieflanders at 5:11 AM on December 26, 2012


The OverDrive Media Console, for ebook checkouts from the library.
posted by johnofjack at 8:16 AM on December 26, 2012


If your up for spending $5.00, PowerAmp just creams the competition as a music player.
posted by Benny Andajetz at 9:42 AM on December 26, 2012


Tune In Radio - there's a free version but I have the pro version. Let's you listen to various live streams - I used it to listen to NPR station from around the country.
posted by exhilaration at 12:48 PM on December 26, 2012


Also see this post from Android Police if you want take advantage of the holiday sales: Our Enormous List Of Holiday Game And App Deals From The Play Store
posted by exhilaration at 12:50 PM on December 26, 2012


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