Most gadgets are only as good as the apps they can support.
This is especially true for tablets.
We’ll get straight down to business with 10 of the best apps for your Fire tablet in no particular order of merit.
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1. AndroZip Pro File Manager
If you need an organizer to manage all of your stuff into neat folders, AndroZip Pro File Manager from the security company AVG is a superb app. Drag and drop functionality is seamless. You can also connect it with your Dropbox account and send files by email.
2. Autodesk Pixlr – Photo Editor (Free)
If you want to edit your photos and layer on the effects for a professional touch, roll with Autodesk. You can perform everything from cropping and airbrushing through adding text and stickers. There’s a great sharing feature too so you can use your favorite social media channels fuss-free.
3. Box (Free)
Box is a file-syncing app that allows you to access whatever files you add to the Box from any web browser or any device where you have the Box app installed. 10GB of space is free while 100GB will run you $10 a month. Even without the upgrade, 10GB space is more than serviceable for a free app.
4. Evernote (Free and Premium Version)
Evernote is the real deal when it comes to apps that help to organize your life. Use Evernote to store everything from typed notes to photos, from audio memos to Web clips. There are no snags with storage space and the Premium version is a really heavy-duty tool. The free one is not bad either!
5. Food Network In The Kitchen (Free)
If cooking is not your forte and you are trying to impress, Food Network in the Kitchen is an app that can sail to the rescue. If you’re a passionate foodie, you’ll be impressed by the variety of recipes this app offers. Perfect for all levels you’ll find information on the essential techniques along with precise instructions for making that perfect meal.
6. Goodreads on Kindle (Free)
What avid bookworm doesn’t love Goodreads? You can keep track of the books you’ve already read for reference. You can also organize your current reads and note down any wants for future reference. You can rate and review books and make the solitary pleasure of reading a little more social.
7. Minecraft – Pocket Edition
Minecraft is an acquired taste. While it looks basic and retro, it’s amazingly addictive once you get going. Minecraft will test your skills as you try to survive in block land. Love it or hate it, give it a try and find out!
8. Mint (Free)
This app helps you with your finances and accounts. You can bind all of your financial accounts and cards to keep a close eye on things. You can set budgets, plan investments and savings all in one place now. If you like to manage your own finances, this is a must-have app for people of all ages.
9. Pocket (Free)
Beyond just reading books, this Pocket app allows you to add Web pages to your reading list. You can read these pages at a later date even if you are offline.
10. Spotify (Free Version and Premium Version)
If you need free music, Spotify is the go-to app. All you have to do is create a free account and start listening. You can also follow friends and create your own playlists. One catch is that if you cannot listen to songs offline without a premium account.