I managed to save enough shekels to purchase the new Google Nexus 7 2nd Generation. I went back and forth between the Nexus and the new Amazon Kindle HDX and I was really close to holding out for the HDX. But I didn’t. My main reason for not waiting on the HDX, and this may sound silly depending on where Google goes, is that I didn’t want to be locked into a watered down version of Android. I’ve already got a phone that’s kind of crappy, due to in my opinion, Verizon’s extra stuff. I could root it, I suppose, but I haven’t.
So I’ve had the Nexus for about a week now. As much as I’d like to say it’s done something out of this world it hasn’t. It basically confirmed what I thought about tablets since the beginning. In most cases they are entertainment devices. And that’s basically what I’ve done with it. It’s not going to replace a laptop or a desktop unless I go to some big extremes. But it has allowed me to play some games I wouldn’t have played other wise. So games, Facebook, Fantasy Football App and various other things, but nothing that’s just made me want to scream and shout “Everyone must get a tablet. They are the awesomest!” Now my view may change on that, but for now…I could do with out.
What’s been your thoughts on tablets?