iPad 3 (2012) vs ASUS Transformer Prime: Wifi Performance

I posted a quick video on YouTube comparing the Wifi performance of the new iPad with the ASUS Transformer Prime (ATP). This video was taken in my home office in the garage, which ironically has the worst Wifi connectivity and throughput of any location in my house. Four walls and about 20 feet separate the […]

iPad (2012) Battery Life

So, I’ve been using the new iPad for a couple of days now, and thought I’d post some quick thoughts on battery life. I haven’t quantified anything (and might not; my purpose here isn’t to just repeat a thousand other quantitative analyses), but in general I can say that the iPad is both excellent and […]

A Tale of Two Tablets: the (new) Apple iPad (2012) vs. Android (ASUS Transformer Prime)

The objective of this series of posts will be to shed some light on the question: which is the better tablet platform, iOS 5.1 or an Android Ice Cream Sandwich tablet. I’ll be using the latest iPad, the “new” iPad, a.k.a. the iPad 3, and the ASUS Transformer Prime (ATP) for the comparison. It’s possible […]

The Horrible Marketing of Android Tablets

The Apple iPad 3 or iPad HD or other successor to the incredibly successful iPad 2 is being announced on Wednesday, March 7, and all signs are pointing to a very compelling device. Android tablets have failed to attain any significant market success (unless you include the Amazon Kindle, and you probably shouldn’t), and so […]

Will 2012 be the Android Tablet Market’s Year? I Think So

Update (11/28/2012): Well, we might be approaching the end of 2012, but I think the argument can be made that 2012 did indeed end up the year of the Android tablet. The platform hasn’t quite passed the iPad in market share, but it’s much closer: according to Techcrunch, reporting on ABI Research data, Apple holds […]