31 Jan '12, 1am

Has the Tablet tapped it?

Has the Tablet tapped it?

Like gaming consoles, the tablet is pretty much a two-sided market product. The manufacturer can pump the hardware with steroids but it still won’t be a success without the software side, especially apps. Ever walk into a beautiful store with little product choices? Kind of explains why shoppers love shopping along Orchard Road, variety. Here’s where the Android Marketplace and the Apple Appstore make a killing on their competitors. Other than just having a lot of apps, a nice mix of free (from crappy to fun to novelty) apps and cool paid apps also helps. Productivity apps adds value to the portability of the tablet by allowing users to work on the go more efficiently. I know of some people who code on their iPads, although I can’t really get use to excessive typing on a touch screen.

Full article: http://e27.sg/2012/01/31/has-the-tablet-tapped-it/

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