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Apple iPad 2 vs Honeycomb tablets vs webOS HP TouchPad: fight!

0. phoneArena 03 Mar 2011, 10:15 posted on

The battle of the heavyweights has officially been staged – the Apple iPad 2 is the successor to the original iPad, which dominated the tablet segment in the last year, but the new contenders appear with…

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posted on 03 Mar 2011, 22:20 9

104. Steve_Jobs (Posts: 8; Member since: 03 Mar 2011)

Ok, ok, boyz, geminis, tacos and other garbage!... Enough now! You even make me sick now.
Everybody says they don't like my arrogance... Here I go on record:
I just made a barely good tablet, sorry to disappoint my little loyal friends. But at least I tried to bring you something you all dreamed about - IT'S WHITE! I did my best. That'll do for now.
On the bright side, I know there are a lot of people out there that are not very smart or tech savvy, so I don't have to worry about sales.

posted on 04 Mar 2011, 04:57 3

114. 530gemini (Posts: 2198; Member since: 09 Sep 2010)

People just don't like you, period :)

posted on 06 Mar 2011, 03:26 2

140. Steve_Jobs (Posts: 8; Member since: 03 Mar 2011)

As long as I have you to defend me. My boy gemini!

posted on 07 Mar 2011, 00:23

145. remixfa (Posts: 14255; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)

and thats how u know steve jobs is a racist. his best "imrovement" was making it white. boycott boycott!!


posted on 03 Mar 2011, 23:42 3

105. Whateverman (Posts: 3262; Member since: 17 May 2009)

@ protozeloz. I somewhat agree with you on the "not a full product" thing. I was expecting a little more especially considering that the competition is coming on really strong with the Xoom and HTC Flyer. If Motorola prices the WiFi only version of the Xoom a little more reasonably, it will be a real contender. The iPad 2 is still gonna sell, but this thing needed a little more meat on it IMHO.

posted on 03 Mar 2011, 23:53 7

106. beatlesfan (Posts: 150; Member since: 03 Mar 2011)

I wish the Android tablets would partner up with android phones similarly to how HP's new Pre 3 and it's tab will. Also, as I mentioned earlier, I wish Netflix would finally come out with an android app. Adding those two things and at least a similar battery life to the iPad (which from what I hear, the Xoom is similar) would make the Android tabs a much better value. Every device has it's ups and downs, no device is perfect.

posted on 04 Mar 2011, 02:05 4

107. AndroidQueen (Posts: 7; Member since: 04 Mar 2011)

IPad clearly loses here. Even Apple fans are disappointed. They expected more. Galaxy Tabs looks pretty sweeeet. I want to see how HTC Flyer compares too.

posted on 04 Mar 2011, 03:43 2

109. Owlet (Posts: 450; Member since: 21 Feb 2011)

Exactly! Flyer should have been included in the comparison.

posted on 04 Mar 2011, 08:57 2

116. Axel Aubrey (unregistered)

The ipad 2 is an even bigger waste of money than the ipad first generation. Sure you could pretend that it is an actual tablet, but the truth is that it is probably worse than most devices we have seen come out the past year. “But its Apple” now that android honey comb is out there is no need for the brain washing ios4. Apple is backwards as opposed to the rest of the market.

posted on 04 Mar 2011, 09:06 2

117. sdecker149 (unregistered)

I am an Android user(Droid, Hero, Evo) and have been for the last three years and I have never owed an Apple product. I see on these forums people bashing others that like Apple products. Why is that? Why do you call them "sheep" that just follow? Could that be said about the ones that like Android products that they are just "sheep" following because it is Android? When I go to buy a product I research and see what previous customers say about the products and what the over all rating are, and I do this from multiple sites. Even though I have never owned an Apple product, it makes me wonder why they do so well. It can't be just because of there name or specs. They must be doing something right because they have hundreds of millions of happy customers year after year. If they didn't have a good product the name would fail and if all of there users were sheep, there would be no new users and numbers would stagnate. For example, Palm was great and had millions of customers, but it made a bad product (other than the OS) and it started to die off. No new "sheep" and the old "sheep" started to pass away. All that being said, numbers do not lie, Apple is doing it right.(non fanboy just an observer)

posted on 04 Mar 2011, 09:21 4

120. DJLegacy2k5 (Posts: 212; Member since: 28 Jan 2011)

So bottom line here: 85% of the people in this topic state that the iPad and Apple is basically garbage...But 530 admits that he uses MULTIPLE accounts so he can spend his time SPAMMING thumbs up and down to make the entire thread PRO-APPLE.

So this is basically an admission that APPLE is ONLY doing well even in discussions because of fanboys rigging the numbers and acting pathetic...

Im glad we have this proof on the record.

posted on 04 Mar 2011, 09:55 1

121. protozeloz (Posts: 5396; Member since: 16 Sep 2010)

that explains the same numbers of thumbs up and down going on here

posted on 04 Mar 2011, 13:49 1

133. 530gemini (Posts: 2198; Member since: 09 Sep 2010)

No. Bottom line is. There are more readers who think you're full of it :)

What will you say next? That I bought all the ipads from Apple? Hahahaha. You're crazy.

posted on 04 Mar 2011, 10:35 2

123. beatlesfan (Posts: 150; Member since: 03 Mar 2011)

I think everyone should go over to Engadget, and read the article about Samsung finding parts of it's own device "inadequate" when compared to the iPad 2. And correct me if I am wrong, but the Samsung has the best SPECS of any of these tabs overall. Just going to let the FACTS speak for themselves. Good day, all :).

posted on 04 Mar 2011, 11:04 3

124. protozeloz (Posts: 5396; Member since: 16 Sep 2010)

this article here where it says clearly that they are planing to change their parts.... now what Samsung means? it could mean anything (even wanting a lighter device or a smaller form factor

also when you gonna talk about something post the dam link ok? thank you, this also tell us where you got your trolling from gemini!?


posted on 04 Mar 2011, 11:16

125. beatlesfan (Posts: 150; Member since: 03 Mar 2011)

What does trolling mean? Honest question coming from someone who isn't a virgin in their parents basement. Also, I am not gemini, but good try buddy.

posted on 04 Mar 2011, 11:42

128. protozeloz (Posts: 5396; Member since: 16 Sep 2010)

Lol good one

here is the definition

posted on 04 Mar 2011, 13:53 1

134. 530gemini (Posts: 2198; Member since: 09 Sep 2010)

The definition suits you perfectly. I mean look at this page alone. This is my 2nd post. While you already have 3. Well I guess that makes you the biggest troll :)

posted on 04 Mar 2011, 11:20

126. beatlesfan (Posts: 150; Member since: 03 Mar 2011)

Samsung plans to...according to executive VP Lee Don-Joo, "improve the parts that are inadequate."

posted on 04 Mar 2011, 11:44

129. protozeloz (Posts: 5396; Member since: 16 Sep 2010)

well in order to beat a strong opponent one must be stronger not equal

posted on 04 Mar 2011, 21:26 2

136. fb_dragon76 (Posts: 19; Member since: 08 Dec 2010)


posted on 05 Mar 2011, 01:07 2

137. nothin (Posts: 6; Member since: 20 Feb 2011)

why is the playbook not here?

posted on 05 Mar 2011, 07:29 1

138. protozeloz (Posts: 5396; Member since: 16 Sep 2010)

said the same thing

posted on 05 Mar 2011, 10:40

139. annoymous (unregistered)

hey, its so simple
if the iproducts are really shitty
no one would buy it
smartphones should be simple to use and without flaws, and yet i cant find an android device can do that
i bought my droid when they had just released it, and at the same time my friend bought a 3gs
and that was like hell for me and heaven for my friend, i tweaked and overclocked it, what i got was still a sluggish device
also the battery life got even worse
too much to worry about
then i traded for the 3gs and im still using it right now
its much comfortable to use it though its not the newest phone, i still get regular updates, smooth ui, the most important thing is it doesnt freeze, i hated it when im receiving calls and the droid just freezed

simplicity is what i want
i dont care if there isnt any widgets on the homescreens or flash contents on my browser, i have youtube and other many streaming apps for watching videos. So why do i need flash?to see those ads?facebook games?why not play the gmes on my gaming apps?it makes no sense to play those flash games designed for pc

posted on 06 Mar 2011, 03:38 1

141. Steve_Jobs (Posts: 8; Member since: 03 Mar 2011)

I can't understand.... Are those red and green your teams colors?

posted on 06 Mar 2011, 14:29 1

142. kabirkickass (unregistered)

i feel the competitors have everything to break apples rule now..they just need a slightly better app store

posted on 07 Mar 2011, 20:04 1

146. luis_lopez_351 (Posts: 951; Member since: 18 Nov 2010)

:D i just spammed this article with thumbs down xD ahaha i can click the thumbs down 5 times and 5 thumbs down will appear ;)

posted on 12 Mar 2011, 11:49

147. koreampuff (unregistered)

Well hands down I prefer Android devicesBut you gotta admit Steve Jobs did a superb job with building Apple's reputation and brand value.

Now if Apple stopped being so cocky, allowed some personalization, and got Adobe Flash on their devices. >_> especially the cocky factor... then I might actually stop being bitter about Apple...

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