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Which OS prefer for Tablet?

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#16 +InsaneNutter

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Posted 15 July 2012 - 07:48

I prefer Android as it gives users a lot of freedom to customise there experience, and still retains enough simplicity for a novice to just pickup and use the tablet.

iOS feels a bit too basic for me, going by the experience on my mates first gen iPad all you get is a wall of apps you can launch, i found it a bit too boring personally.

As for Windows RT, i'm interested however i think its going to need a couple of years to mature. In its current state i don't think its something i would use solely on a tablet. However as a Netbook / Tablet hybrid i'm interested.


#17 Growled

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Posted 16 July 2012 - 01:28

I love Android. I wish I could run it on my desktop.

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Posted 16 July 2012 - 01:30

Android all the way. iOS a second. Wouldn't use RT though, hate it with a passion.

I love Android. I wish I could run it on my desktop.


*cough androidx86 cough* (no Android market or Google experience apps though, sadly)

#19 Growled

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Posted 16 July 2012 - 01:56

Android all the way. iOS a second. Wouldn't use RT though, hate it with a passion.


I can't see voting for RT since we don't know enough about it yet.

*cough androidx86 cough* (no Android market or Google experience apps though, sadly)


I can't live without the Market.

#20 Javik

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Posted 16 July 2012 - 01:58

Unfortunately most ports of the Android code to non supported devices don't have the market. As for RT, I think I've seen enough of it to have an informed opinion. Granted the experience will be a bit different with a tablet in input terms, but I think we can pass judgement on the design aspects fairly readily

#21 Deihmos

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Posted 16 July 2012 - 02:03

I have used iOS and Android and I choose iOS by a far. It is much nicer on a tablet.

#22 Max Norris

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Posted 16 July 2012 - 02:31

Currently using Win 7 and Android ICS on my mobile devices; for now I'll say Android on a tablet. No RT tablets out on the market yet so it's mostly purely speculation.. but from what I've seen so far I'm 99% sure I'll be switching to Windows across the board once it's available.

#23 Draconian Guppy

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Posted 16 July 2012 - 02:50

how can we vote for windows 8, when it's not publicly available with any tablet yet?

#24 Javik

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Posted 16 July 2012 - 02:51

The fact that you can preview the RT experience on the desktop gives you a reasonable idea of what you'll be getting.

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Posted 16 July 2012 - 02:58

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#26 mrp04

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Posted 16 July 2012 - 02:59

how can we vote for windows 8, when it's not publicly available with any tablet yet?


Windows RT is basically Windows 8 x86 with Metro only (well you can use the desktop for Office, IE, and Explorer)

Windows 8 x86 is available and it works AWESOME on tablet computers.

Windows 8 (x86 then RT) for SURE are the best tablet OSs

#27 Deihmos

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Posted 16 July 2012 - 18:43

webOS


WebOS has to be the worse mobile operating systems I have ever used. It is just too slow.

#28 xendrome

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Posted 16 July 2012 - 18:47

Windows 8, regular not RT. RT shouldn't even be an option to vote since there are no devices out that anyone here is running.

So might be best to just remove "RT" from the Windows 8 option.

#29 jagowar

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Posted 16 July 2012 - 18:48

Win8.... it has a number of advantages even now over the competition..... real multitasking with the snap view, browser with native flash, app contracts, xbox live, office, etc.

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Posted 16 July 2012 - 18:52

Android OS first, probably Windows 8 second. I'd have to play with it on a tablet to see, but I think it will be fantastic.

BBOS isn't too bad on them either. It's quite smooth, but I think some of the UI is less than intuitive, the way to close and switch between windows feels awkward at times. I will say that they've blazed their own trail there and not copied anyone else, so that's something. I'd tweak a few things though if I could.



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