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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RE: Weeeell
by vivainio on Sun 10th Feb 2013 21:34 UTC in reply to "Weeeell"
vivainio
Member since:
2008-12-26

Well, I am sure there could be something to this argument, but he is testing on the very first Android tablet ever made (the Motorola Xoom). Very hard to be sure that that isn't what is throwing things off.


Xoom was the first honeycomb tablet. There were several Android tablets available before that.

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RE[2]: Weeeell
by vaette on Sun 10th Feb 2013 21:50 in reply to "RE: Weeeell"
vaette Member since:
2008-08-09

Let me rephrase that; the first Android tablet when Google was at all trying at making Android a tablet OS. The random hacks running a phone OS I wouldn't count at all.

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RE[3]: Weeeell
by cdude on Mon 11th Feb 2013 11:10 in reply to "RE[2]: Weeeell"
cdude Member since:
2008-09-21

He runs CM on it or?

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