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post #17 of (permalink) Old 2012-03-18, 02:01 PM
ScaryBob
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Here is another viewpoint. It appears that Apple's application interface and app availability may have a lot to do with the iPad's popularity. I don't have much use for tablet apps, outside of a few basic ones like a web browser. Even finding a decent web browser for Android was not that easy. A tablet without decent apps just won't much of an impact in the marketplace.

The iPad Wins Because Android Tablet Apps Suck: An Illustrated Guide

A search for "Android apps vs iPad apps" will turn up lots of similar commentaries. I guess that's a reason in favour of buying an iPad but it still doesn't make me want to. I purchased a 10" Android tablet for about $170 and it works just fine for its intended purpose.

At 20 I had a good mind. At 40 I had money. At 60 I've lost my mind and my money. Oh, to be 20 again. --Scary
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