5 apps to increase your productivity.

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Best productivity apps for Android tablets

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Android tablets get a bad rap but there are actually quite a few apps that have been designed or optimized for tablets.

Here’s a look five best productivity apps for Android tablets

Wunderlist

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Wunderlist is already our top pick for Android to-do list. The app allows you to see your lists, details, and edit to-dos from a single screen on larger displays. It’s gorgeous, even if the skeuomorphic look is overstaying its welcome with the design-minded.

The widgets are also resizable which allow you to take advantage of screen space.

 
Google Calendar
 
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If you’re using Android on a phone, we recommended Agenda Calendar in the last app pack. For tablets, though, Google Calendar makes efficient use of all that extra space. In the Week view, you can still get a thumbnail look at your month as well as all of your various sub calendars.
 
Google Keep
 
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We’ve already exhaustively covered why Google Keep is a fantastic tool. The card-based design translates extremely well to tablets. You can choose either a single-column view which might work best on 7-inch slates, or a multi-column view that has a more Pinterst-like feel for larger devices.

Either way, it looks great and includes plenty of widgets.

 
Dashclock Widget
 
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Arguably, Dashclock and widgets in general are even better suited for tablets than they are for phones. With a variety of extensions that you can plug in, you can use this widget to keep abreast of everything in your digital life.

There are a ton of extensions available to supercharge Dashclock and on a larger tablet, you can turn this widget into a veritable control panel.

 
Quickoffice Pro HD
 
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Microsoft hasn’t seen fit to release a version of its productivity suite for Android just yet, but in the meantime, QuickOffice Pro HD does a great job of editing documents, spreadsheets, presentations and PDFs.

Coupled with a Bluetooth keyboard and you could feasibly do real work on a tablet. It’s a little pricey, but you can occasionally find it on sale for steep discounts.

 
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