Here is another year in review. Today let’s look back at the best free PlayBook apps released this past year. If you’re looking to save some money in 2013 you have plenty of free apps to serve your needs. Here is our list of some of the best free PlayBook apps from 2012.
Taptu by Taptu Ltd.
Taptu provides a one-stop shop for all your information needs. Add all your favourite websites and essential social media networks to the app and you’ll get instant access to all the information that interests you. Your curated info stream will be presented in a visually appealing and organized fashion. This free Playbook app is loaded with features, you can: share your news to social media outlets, bookmark articles for later viewing, important your RSS feeds, customize the space and your news streams, include social media accounts and post status updates/tweets/comments. This is one of the best news aggregators for the BlackBerry PlayBook.
OverDrive by OverDrive Inc.
OverDrive allows you to download ebooks and audiobooks from your local library directly onto your PlayBook. Just like you would borrow the physical library materials, you can check out digital materials from local libraries. The books you’ve downloaded will sit on the ‘bookshelf’ within the app. While reading you can adjust the font size and style, adjust the screen brightness, select a white-on-black reading mode, select a sepia-toned background, adjust line spacing and margins and change the orientation (auto-adjust or locked in portrait or landscape). And its all for free!
PewPew by Jean-Francois Geyelin
PewPew is the one of the best arcade-style games on the PlayBook. This app offers multiple game modes and intense action. With this app you’ll get loads of entertainment and smooth gameplay, a high frame rate, awesome retro graphics, bright neons and great music.
Jetpack Joyride by Halfbrick
Jetpack Joyride is a fantastic PlayBook game that even made it onto our list of best PlayBook games of 2012. In this game you must maneuver the jetpack-wearing main character to avoid obstacles while collecting coins and other items. With this free app you will find yourself thoroughly entertained with fun graphics and smooth gameplay.
What did you think of our best free PlayBook apps? What were your top free apps released in 2012? Hit the comments below and let us know.