These 10 Apps Are All Android Honeycomb Has To Offer



Honeycomb has been on the tail end of many jokes this week because of its app selection — or lack of one.Apple CEO Steve Jobs couldn’t resist taking a not-so-subtle jab at Honeycomb in his recent iPad 2 keynote, showing the crowd massive graphics comparing Honeycomb and iOS’s app libraries.

iOS has 65,000. Honeycomb, just 100.

We took a look at what Honeycomb has to offer, and it’s not much.

But there are some goodies in there,¬†and they’re hitting on the essentials already.

CNN App for Android

CNN's Honeycomb app gives you news stories, iReport functionality, and live video. For the CNN reader, it's a must-have, and it's almost exactly like CNN's app for iPad.

Price: Free


Androidify lets you warp yourself into an Android-type creation and share your little droids over e-mail or Twitter. It's a fun little time-burner.

Price: Free

USA Today for Tablet

USA Today's official tablet app has a simple layout with great readability, but no video.

Price: Free

Google Body

Google Body lets you explore a 3D interactive model of the human body. But it only comes in female for now.

Price: Free

Samurai II: Vengeance THD

Slicing-and-dicing! Samurai II is one of the best-looking games optimised for Honeycomb, and is pretty fun too.

Price: $4.83

Pulse News Reader

The Pulse News mosaic brings aggregates a bunch of news sites in one interface, and it allows integration with Google Reader.

Price: Free

Trendster HD

Trendster's Honeycomb app tells you what's trending on Twitter. No Twitter account necessary.

Price: $1.02

WeatherBug for Honeycomb

WeatherBug for Honeycomb actually works. Which is more than we can say about our experience with Accu-Weather.

Price: Free

Movies by Flixster

Flixster's app gives you access to all the movie information you'll ever need. It has trailers, movie times, and theatre locations. Plus you can manage your Netflix queue through it.

Price: Free

Grocery IQ Tablet

Grocery IQ is a shopping list app to help you organise your trip to the store, and it allows you to sync with your Android phone for maximum portability.

Price: Free

Angry Birds Seasons

Don't worry, there's Angry Birds for Honeycomb, and it runs fine. Crisis averted.

Price: Free

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