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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WereCatf
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2006-02-15

That article was a load of bullsh*t. Apps for Android tablets are not hard to find, and I could care less about the number of games.


The fact that YOU don't care about them doesn't mean it's an irrelevant thing. There's millions of people who do in fact care, and your opinion simply isn't more important than that of millions of other people.

As for being hard to find: that was never even the claim. It's that that Android apps and games in general are of poor quality. Quantity simply does not trump quality.

One thing that CONSTANTLY causes issues for people is the fact that there's thousands of applications on Android Market that do all kinds of malicious/nefarious things behind peoples' backs, and there's also thousands of applications that claim to do this or that, but you must pay for the application, and then the user finds out that the application was actually fake. If you frequented e.g. XDA-devs forums you'd see these issues crop up hourly.

The extremely shoddy quality of Android Market is one of the reasons why I personally advice general populace to avoid Android. It's great for geeks and people who know what to look for and how to spot something that has one or more warning signs of a fake, but for Joe Blow it is essentially the same as paying someone to cause you trouble.

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