S1 and S2: One resembles the iPad, the other a burrito. Ok, a Nintendo DS, jeeezzz...
Sony sharpens it’s teeth and it’s designers, joins forces with Google (Android) and enters the Tablet War.
This could actually be a good idea, as Sony owns a lot of stuff it can use in a cross media logic: some of the best video games (Playstation running on Android), movies and bands.
You can check out all the nerdy specs here.
Looks like a small PS3, but it really is just a burrito... tablet i mean!
It’s no secret: Google’s Android may be stealing the numbers, but Apple’s iPad awesome and elegant experience is still light years ahead of it’s competitors.
I recently bought an iPad (the most basic 1st generation one) – even though i said i wouldn’t – mainly for professional business. I make digital magazines and they’re all, mostly exclusively, on the iPad.
I am continually being blown away by the iPad. I could say it’s because of it’s elegant full functioning ecosystem, but that would be undermining. You just have to use it on a daily basis to understand it’s value, and the value of tablets in general, as a new working and entertaining tool.
Still, it’s important not to forget that whoever has the greater amount of good apps has the better advantage, just like in video games, where a console’s success is greatly defined by the quantity and quality of it’s games. And the iPad has all the greatest Apps.
What do you figure is the main reason for almost every tablet manufacturer going Android? yep, you guessed it, second best app store…