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
This app will turn your tablet into a virtual conference room. It offers multi-party video conferencing, full hosting abilities, and Pinch Zoom technology.
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.
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.
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
The all new CNN app allows users to watch news along with contributing self-generated pictures and videos.
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.
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
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.
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