Thursday, February 24, 2011

Motorola Xoom - Bad Timing, High Price, Complex Interface

Xoom price = $800, $70 above 32-gig iPad. + iPad 2 about to launch. + Honeycomb a complex interface compared to iOS. NYTimes: "Starting Thursday, you’ll be able to buy one of the most eagerly awaited iPad rivals: the Motorola Xoom. Like most iPad aspirants, this one runs Google’s Android software — but the Xoom is the first that runs Android 3.0 (code-named Honeycomb), which Google designed for tablets instead of phones."