Work picked up two tablets so we can dev against them

We got a 16gig iPad and a Motorola Xoom (Android).

The first day I had access to them I whipped up a quick web page that took your name and company. My lappy is the server and I have a label printer plugged in. Using the tablets, we can now print out name badges instantly. So cool!

The iPad simply has a better feel all the way around. It's thinner and slicker and the UI has fewer buttons to press and yet it takes fewer taps to get to settings somehow.

Charging is a fail for both. The iPad obviously needs it's funky charger but the Xoom is an epic fail not charging on the USB. I plugged my samsung charger and the Xoom said it can't charge over USB. That one fact means I won't be buying one for myself. I have lots of USB laying around.

Editing text on either is a pain. Trying to place the curser between an apostrophe and a bracket is nearly impossible. Neither has the ability to provide a low-gain curser to move the curser to the right or left one character.

Even with these drawbacks, they are pretty cool. I think I shall enjoy working against the tablets.

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