Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 27th Mar 2012 22:20 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless "I just gave the new iPad an Editors' Choice award for large tablets, but frankly it was a foregone conclusion. The iPad doesn't get the award because of its hardware, lovely as the hardware is. It gets the award because its apps are generally better than the apps available for Android tablets." The laptop gap may have been closed, but the tablet gap sure hasn't.
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RE[2]: Subjective
by aorth on Wed 28th Mar 2012 11:35 UTC in reply to "RE: Subjective"
aorth
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2011-10-26

Sorry but when Galaxy Tab 10.1 costs 100USD/EUR more than iPad2 I just can't rationalize the Galaxy Tab price under any circumstance.


It's true, sadly.

I use a Galaxy Tab 7 Plus because Android is more fun for me as a tinkerer, but the apps do suck compared to their iOS counterparts. Sure, full-screen OpenGL games are fine... but email, news reading, twitter, etc are all terrible on Android tablets (tablet runs Honeycomb, so I'm not sure about Ice Cream Sandwich on the same hardware).

I'm not an application developer, so I don't know if this is because of lack of creativity/skill on the part of 3rd-party Android devs, or because Android APIs are poor...

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