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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OMRebel
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2005-11-14

Cool, I am curious as to the difference in the quality of apps. The ones I used on my iPhone (when I had it) and the ones on my Android phone (Galaxy S II) are:
1. Netflix - quality seems to be the same.
2. Kindle - quality seems to be the same.
3. Yelp - quality seems to be the same.
4. Facebook - Facebook sucks on both. ;)
5. Pandora - quality seems to be the same.
6. Google+ - a coworker has Google+ on his iPhone, and comparing the two, we didn't notice any difference in quality.
7. Google Maps - better on Android due to the voice guided, turn by turn directions (although, may be unfair to compare since that part is really "Navigation" on the Android devices).
8. Urbanspoon - quality seems to be the same.
9. Amazon - quality seems to be the same.
10. eBay - quality seems to be the same.
11. Dropbox - quality seems to be the same if memory serves.

Those are really the only apps that I used on both. I'm not a gamer, so I can't really comment on that. Did enjoy playing Great Little War Game on my Galaxy Tab 10.1, and it looks the same as my friend's iPhone.

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