Can Android tablets be saved?

Google recently announced that it would be throwing in the towel on Google-branded Android tablets. That’s a bummer, since at one point Google really showed the hardware community how tablets could and should be done. But, even without Google’s hardware might behind the tablet scene, I don’t think that means the Android tablet is destined to go the way of the dodo. Here are 5 reasons to remain optimistic.

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How-to: Using custom launchers for Android

Many casual Android users may not realize that Android’s home screen, app drawer, app dock, and a whole assortment of settings associated with them, can be customized rather heavily and easily.  The program that controls all of these settings on your device is called the launcher.  As I’ll explain further in this post, new launchers can significantly extend your phone’s functionality, enhance its performance, and provide a refreshing visual refresh to boot.  In short, it’s a win-win combination.

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