Google has finally decided to step into the iPad dominated tablet world, and it is about damn time. Most of the Android flavored tablets have been absolute crap, with the exception of a select few. Fortunately Google partnered with ASUS for the Nexus 7 to create high quality tablet at an absolutely stellar price. It is important to keep in mind that this 7” tablet is in no way a direct competitor to the iPad, but it does put Google into a position where they may be able to with the introduction of a rumored 10” tablet later this year. For now though, we have the Google Nexus 7.
Whether you like them or not, tablets are here to stay. With Apple’s newest iPad, which I’ll call the iPad 3 here for the sake of clarity, they up their game to keep ahead of the snapping jaws of rival Android tablets, but is it worth dropping your hard-earned money for right away?
Recently OnLive had an offer that I couldn’t refuse: Pre-order Batman: Arkham City for $50 and get an OnLive system for free. I was already going to buy B:AC, so now I get a free system. How can I lose? I will spend the rest of this article explaining just how I lost.
As far as tablets go, right now there are a few options. You could get an iPad or you could try and find a decent Android tablet, of which there are only a couple out of dozens. The latest, hottest Android tablet is the Amazon Kindle Fire. But in a sea of Android tablets, is the Fire the one to beat and is it one worth getting? For the price, yes.
The newest version of Mac OS X Lion dropped yesterday, and for the low low price of $30, if you’ve got a Mac, you’ll probably snap it up at some point soon, but there are some thing that you should be aware of if you do. It’s got some cool new features, but it’s also got some real annoyances.