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    Default got my xoom, what to do?

    I just came back from best buy where I traded my I pad in for the xoom, and I have a few apps installed, pandora, skype, facebook, a few free games...but now what? I'm not sure what else should be done from the get go to get this going super well.

    My first android device btw.

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    Garbanian
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    I have been messing around on mine for at least 6 hours and it is nowhere near customized where I want it to be yet lol

    The lack of tablet optimized apps and widgets is hurting my experience quite a bit but I still really like it.

    I organized my home screens and added a bunch of music to mine so far
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    I don't have my music anywhere near so no music, subscribed to pandora though.

    I have 0 insight on customizing right now.

    I just organized my home screen and added a new background...
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    yeah unfortunately a lot of the widgets don't work right now which sucks. Please don't base your android experience opinion based off of this. While I think it has a ton of potential it simply is not ready because developers haven't had time to optimize their stuff yet. I have an HTC evo and that experience is near flawless. I hope in time honeycomb will reach its full potential.
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    Oh I do understand that and I'm fine with waiting, as long as the outcome is what it should. I have a few games that I played on the iPad on the xoom and am currently just looking around the device learning as much as I can.

    Just didn't know if anyone around had any suggestions for me
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    I've been having alot With emulators with my xoom. Bluetooth a wii more to my Xoom and been playing n64oid, snesoid, gbaoid... all the oids really. Great fun
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    Don't worry too much about the lack of widgets and whatnot, they will come, all of my widgets seem to be working. But I am only using a few, CNN and Fancy Widget for the time. Customization will take some time, don't get discouraged, had mine since day one and am liking it more and more each day!

    Yes, there are a few set backs/delays, you can read about them in other posts, but that's what happens with early adoption of new technology.

    Keep reading these forums, I have learned quite a bit over the week.
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    Beautiful Widgets - the latest version works nicely.
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    For music, you can use DoubleTwist. Install it on your tablet and on your PC to sync music. Works great.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ketchup View Post
    For music, you can use DoubleTwist. Install it on your tablet and on your PC to sync music. Works great.
    I don't have a PC. I have pandora for my music.

    Recommend apps and such. :-)
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    Beautiful Widgets: work good, esp the weather widget.
    Dolphin Mini Browser: Fast, im loving it.
    Vendetta Online: Space MMO utilizing Tegra 2 chip.
    Google Maps
    Google Body
    Tapatalk
    CNN,USA today and Pulse

    Just have fun with it, you'll learn somthing everyday!

    And welcome to Android!
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    Quote Originally Posted by DroidNinja View Post
    Beautiful Widgets: work good, esp the weather widget.
    Dolphin Mini Browser: Fast, im loving it.
    Vendetta Online: Space MMO utilizing Tegra 2 chip.
    Google Maps
    Google Body
    Tapatalk
    CNN,USA today and Pulse

    Just have fun with it, you'll learn somthing everyday!

    And welcome to Android!
    I have maps and CNN.
    I recently bought some RPG called zenonia2 which is fun.

    Is vendetta out? Ill find out for sure.
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    Quote Originally Posted by garbanian View Post
    I have maps and CNN.
    I recently bought some RPG called zenonia2 which is fun.

    Is vendetta out? Ill find out for sure.
    Yes Vendetta is out.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DroidNinja View Post
    Beautiful Widgets: work good, esp the weather widget.
    Dolphin Mini Browser: Fast, im loving it.
    Vendetta Online: Space MMO utilizing Tegra 2 chip.
    Google Maps
    Google Body
    Tapatalk
    CNN,USA today and Pulse

    Just have fun with it, you'll learn somthing everyday!

    And welcome to Android!
    Vendetta. Controls just don't work for me...

    Emulators...not sure how to get roms without a PC.
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    Well good thing your on android, cuz we have the app for that ;-)
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    And in case you have a wii. This is how you hook your wii controller to your xoom. Works great with Classic Controller. -

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