In pictures: Best Google Nexus 7 apps - 16 Android-tablet downloads, all free

You have a shiny new Google Nexus 7 Android tablet. Now it's time to make it your own with some valuable mobile applications. We share our favourite Nexus 7 tablet apps for entertainment, social networking, remote-PC access, instant messaging, sports, gaming and more. Best of all: They're all free.

Google Earth for Android Tablets

Google Earth is a satellite-image service that lets you look at and manipulate photographs of just about anywhere on the planet. The Nexus 7 is a perfect device for doing so due to its large display and touch screen, which make zooming and navigating a breeze. A new 3D imagery feature lets you view 3D recreations of a number of popular cities, including San Francisco, Boston and Rome, with every building modeled in 3D. There's no better way to see the world without leaving your couch than Google Earth on a Nexus 7 tablet.

Download Google Earth from the Google Play store

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