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Fresh Android Apps for Apr. 20: Papyrus Beta, TMZ for Tablets, Avadon: The Black Fortress

by Ian Black

Turn your Android tablet into a digital notebook with Papyrus Beta, stalk celebrities with TMZ for Tablets, and uncover the secrets of a land of spells and mystery in Avadon: The Black Forest.

Papyrus Beta (Free)

Note-taking apps will eventually replace paper notepads, it’s really only a matter of time. Once you check out this app, you won’t think that time is too far away.

This app supports Android tablets that are running Honeycomb or newer and works with “active pen” styluses, or lets you use your finger. You can do all manner of drawing and editing, including cut-and-paste, copy, scrolling and undo/redo. When you’re done with a note, share it out or save it as a PDF.

This app supports the very popular Samsung Galaxy Note and its active S-pen.

TMZ for Tablets (Free)

Maybe this app will help you feel the pain of celebrities with its up-close-and-personal view.

Get all the celebrity obsession you’ve come to expect from TMZ on big screen Android-based tablets. It delivers late-breaking news stories, exclusive video content, and more photos than you could shake a paparazzi photographer at.

The app makes special use of large-screen tablets with high-resolution photo galleries, and easy news browsing by category featuring up-to-the-minute headlines.

Avadon: The Back Forest ($9.99)

Are you a fantasy RGP fan? Are you willing to spend 10 bucks to go exploring in a magical land on your Android tablet?

You play a spy and warrior who is trying to uncover the conspiracy plot to overthrown the leaders of Avadon. As a member The Black Forest, you are fully authorized to take matters into your own hands and vanquish your foes with magic if need be.

Expect big HD graphics, over 45 hours of gameplay, and multiple possible endings. Go forth and win the battle for Avadon!

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