Why the Google Nexus 7 is better than the iPad
The Google tablet's advantages in flexibility, usability, and form factor might make you ditch your iPad
By Simon Phipps | InfoWorld | Published: 16:53, 08 August 12
I gave my iPad to my wife. It wasn't (just) because I love her. I was given a Google Nexus 7 to try and found it did all the things I needed from the iPad. It's more flexible, more satisfying for my travel- and information-centric life, and - most importantly - offers a far better form factor. I take it with me everywhere. Here are seven reasons I gave my iPad away for a Nexus 7.
Freedom to leave
Finally - and to me most importantly - when I tire of the Nexus 7 and something better comes along, I will have a huge range of choices because the Android platform is sufficiently open to allow many device vendors, many application vendors, and even competing visions (such as Kindle Fire) to take hold.