Finally, at long last, 2D Boy’s fantastic physics puzzler World of Goo has gracefully made the jump to Android. If you’ve never played World of Goo you’re in for a real treat, it’s rare to see a game with an art style as impressive as its gameplay is addicting.
Leave it to Google to make even the most mundane tasks into intuitive and enjoyable experiences. This time they’ve tackled the chore of holiday shopping and browsing by releasing Google Catalogs, a tablet only app that lets users browse catalogs from dozens of retailers across the county.
If you’re a photographer, graphic designer, or anyone interested in powerful image manipulation, Adobe Photoshop is the go to program on PC and Mac. Up until recently, if you wanted to edit images on your Tab you had a lackluster group of very basic image editing apps, most focused on simple one click filters and effects. Now, we have Adobe Photoshop Touch, a fully featured version of Photoshop built from the ground up for tablet devices After spending considerable time with the app I can report that Photoshop Touch is a triumph of mobile computing, allowing for deep image manipulation, with very usable touch screen controls.
Netflix recently gave their Android app a much needed overhaul for tablet devices. The update makes browsing potential titles easier than ever, all while looking gorgeous on a full sized screen.
When I initially purchased my Galaxy Tab one of the earliest desires I had for the device was to watch TV and movies on that beautiful display, and I’m sure I wasn’t alone with my desires. I eagerly waited for Netflix support to come, but when it did it was a slow staggered launch with no official tablet support. Netflix has at long last rectified the situation, and it looks like the wait was worth it.
At the center of the Honeycomb experience is the navigation bar. Always at the bottom of the screen, the navigation bar allows users to jump to any open application, to their home screens, or back to their previous screen. Now, thanks to Wizz Bar, the navigation bar has become even more powerful.