Over at CNNMoney.com, I compared the iPad mini to Google’s Nexus 7 and Amazon’s Kindle Fire HD on things like size and weight, screen, apps, interface and battery life. I pick the Nexus 7 for Web and e-book reading, the iPad mini for all-around utility. Your choice?
My review of the new iPad mini - based on a model I bought with my own money. I figured there were even odds of me returning it (taking advantage of the lack of a restocking fee at Apple’s stores), but now I’m seriously thinking of keeping it around. Should I?
It’s only taken close to two years, but I’ve finally found an Android tablet I can recommend without a series of asterisks. This piece for Discovery News notes the excellence of the Nexus 7’s hardware but calls out some weak spots with its app selection.
Wrap-up of Google’s I/O 2012 consumer-focused introductions: Android Jelly Bean, the Nexus 7 tablet, the Nexus Q media player, Google+ Events and Google Docs offline mode—with first-impressions reports on the 7 and the Q. (Hint: I’m a lot more optimistic about the prospects for one of those devices.)