Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 11th Aug 2012 17:22 UTC
Google Nobody needs a tablet, but many people still want a tablet. This is still the core differentiator between a 'real' computer and a tablet. At least in The Netherlands, you can't function in society without a desktop or laptop connected to the internet, so people need a computer. A tablet, though? Hence, the most common thing people have told me when they played with my iPad 2 is this: I'd love to have a tablet, but not for hundreds of euros. Enter Google's Nexus 7, the first 'cheap' tablet that doesn't just validate Android as a tablet platform, but also gives the iPad a run for its money.
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pandronic
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2006-05-18

Valid point about Opera you have there and I'd like to add to your point about Chrome not having a superior tabbed browsing implementation. I'm writing this in Firefox which has the wonderful Panorama feature (aka Tab Groups) and a shitload of extensions (like Tab Mix Plus and the like) with insane amount of features and customizations.

I'm really getting sick of the Chrome fanboys ... Firefox is fast enough - I'm using it on low end computers with zero problems, it actually uses less memory, it has far better add-ons, better privacy, better developer tools and renders the real web better (the one that's flawed and not always standards compliant).

Opera and IE9 are also pretty good browsers, certainly on par with Chrome.

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