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  1. Cryptic79

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    Are there any apps that are optimized (multi-panel or something other than just stretch/scale) for tablets available? Ideally, at least GMail. Would also like Touchdown, gReader, TweetDeck, FB, and Handcent.
     

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    there are not many tablet specific apps at the moment because technically the samsung galaxy tab is the only "official" one available right now. as far as i know, no other tablet currently ships with the android market pre-installed. once we start seeing honeycomb and more "google approved" tabs, i believe we will get many more apps optimized for 7-10" screens.
     
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    If it matters, Angry Birds looks gorgeous on a 10" screen... my daughter LOVES it :)
     
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    It's coming soon. The Honeycomb SDK beta was released so developers can start writing tablet specific apps.

    If you search the market and use keyword tab or tablet, there are a few tablet "specific" apps. I know, Mediafly for tablets and Pulse are the two people always mention that look great and run great on tablets.

    http://www.phonearena.com/news/Android-3.0-Honeycomb-Preview_id16266
     
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    actually if possible i would a little list of some apps that works on the g tablet...i tried dungeon hunter but couldn't get it to work, or robot defense - so if any one can tell me how to get these working that would be really great...also some drawing/note taking apps thanks
     
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    Did anyone get an Angry Birds update on the gTablet? Got it on my droid w/ new levels, but my tablet's market is showing it as up to date with no update.
     
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    nevermind, found a sideload option over on XDA
     
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    The Dungeon Defenders app works GREAT on my G-tab. It looks fantastic, and it runs really, really smoothly. It works a whole lot better on the G-tab than on my Samsung Mesmerize.
     
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    How did you get it to work? Any links or info you can provide?
     
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    I just downloaded it from the app market. My G-tab is rooted and running VEGAn, so the app might not be available in the online store that the G-tab comes with stock, but as long as you have full market access, you can get Dungeon Defenders. It costs $2.99, if I remember right, and it's pretty big (400mb, I believe). You actually download the framework from the app store, and then when you open the app, it downloads the rest of the files that you need to run it.
     
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    Am I the only one having problems getting access to those apps? Most of them don't show up on my phone or on my G Tab.
     
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    Same here. Can't get them.
     
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