When it comes to Android tablets, most come up pretty short when compared to Apple’s iPad. But Archos has unveiled a new tablet that takes Android tablets to a whole new level and offers up real competition in terms of hardware for the iPad.
While there's no doubt that the king of the tablets is Apple's iPad, that doesn't mean that there's no demand for Android-powered hardware. There are some very good reasons why an Android tablet might be perfect for you.
Adrian Kingsley-Hughes & Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols debate about how much of an impact, if any, Android desktops are going to have. As you might have guessed, Vaughan-Nichols thinks Android PCs may prove to be a very big deal. Kingsley-Hughes... not so much.
Wow, have you ever seen that much trash-talking an Apple event? After introducing the iPad Mini, Apple’s SVP of Worldwide Marketing, Phil Schiller, did a side-by-side comparison of the new iPad versus the leading Android tablet, Google’s Nexus 7. “Others have tried to make tablets smaller than the iPad, and they’ve failed miserably,” Schiller said.
A new tipping point in the world of tablets: today the analysts at Gartner have released their tablet sales numbers for 2013, and Android has topped the list for the most popular platform for the first time, outselling Apple's range of iPad tablets nearly twofold.