Linked by David Adams on Tue 22nd Nov 2011 03:49 UTC
Google With the announcement of its new Search app, Google gave iPad users more than just a slick and well-made native search app that bests the experience on any Android tablet. It also managed to squeeze the core elements of Chrome OS into Apple's ecosystem.
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What a stupid article.
by tidux on Tue 22nd Nov 2011 14:34 UTC
tidux
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2011-08-13

"Google is losing the tablet race." Oh, is that why Apple was so worried about Samsung's Galaxy Tab that they filed lawsuits all over the planet? Is that why everybody and their dog is running TV ads for Android tablets?

I'm pretty excited about the Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) tablets, especially the Transformer Prime. An open-source OS that isn't essentially a for-pay beta release should definitely help with adoption. Oh, and Tegra 3 support in mainline Linux 3.2 will be a huge boon for GNU/Linux on tablets.

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RE: What a stupid article.
by rhavyn on Tue 22nd Nov 2011 15:48 in reply to "What a stupid article."
rhavyn Member since:
2005-07-06

http://www.electronista.com/articles/11/11/22/npd.shows.hp.leading....

"With just 1.2 million tablets sold at retail across every company outside of Apple"

"Samsung was close, but at 16 percent (192,000)"

I'm going to go out on a limb and say that Google Android Tablets are a failure. Amazon's Android Tablet, on the other hand, looks like it might have some success, certainly more success than anything Samsung and Motorola are vomiting into the market.

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RE[2]: What a stupid article.
by Lennie on Tue 22nd Nov 2011 17:10 in reply to "RE: What a stupid article."
Lennie Member since:
2007-09-22

I'm not sure Android is the problem.

The hardware manufactures were late to market with a competitive product.

The same happend with the iPhone, it too had a really large market share of newly sold smartphones. Now Android is the dominant one.

I wouldn't be surprised if there is still time to 'fix' the problem.

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