Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 10th Feb 2013 21:07 UTC
Google "No, there's only one area where Android falls really, horribly, undeniably short when it comes to the tablet form factor: The web browser. It's the most fundamental tablet app, IMHO, and yet the web experience on Android could not possibly be worse." This, right here, is it. On my Nexus 7 - there's not a single decent web browser. Not one. The stock browser? Crashes a lot. Chrome? Slow, touch-unfriendly UI, laggy, and locks up all the time. Everything else uses non-standard UIs are, are plain buggy, are also slow, or any combination of the three - and yes, this includes your favourite browser. I've been through them all. Just yesterday I loaded up my iPhone 3GS, and Safari was like a dream. Internet Explorer 10 on Windows Phone 8? Buttery smooth and excellent UI. How Google - a web company - can let this situation persist is beyond me.
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Fully agree
by jal_ on Mon 11th Feb 2013 10:31 UTC
jal_
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2006-11-02

I have a Samsung Galaxy Tab 2, and couldn't agree more with this article. Browsing on it *sucks*. Yes, you can do most things you need to, but overall it's not a good experience.

Also, the article is almost half a year old, why present it as "News"? "The upcoming iPad mini" gave it away a bit...

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