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Tends to be an Android thing. Samsung Tab's come with a proprietary task manager app that lets you close stuff easily.

There are plenty of 3rd party apps free that do the same thing.

Apple IPad is the same. I often forget to close my apps and sometimes have a dozen open at once.
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I had a nexus 7, loved it tho ipad mini is better imo.

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I had a nexus 7, loved it tho ipad mini is better imo.

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If they didnt illegalize jailbreaking

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You need to look at the N7 price vs ipad when doing the comparison of "better"
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Tends to be an Android thing. Samsung Tab's come with a proprietary task manager app that lets you close stuff easily.

There are plenty of 3rd party apps free that do the same thing.

Apple IPad is the same. I often forget to close my apps and sometimes have a dozen open at once.
Why do you close your apps on your iPad? It shouldn't make any difference whether they're open or not.
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Why do you close your apps on your iPad? It shouldn't make any difference whether they're open or not.

Yeah, they do. Leaving apps open uses RAM so that means less RAM for your active applications. I've found this an issue particularly when browsing with Chrome with multiple tabs open. Having plenty of apps running in the background usually meant the browser has to keep re-downloading content instead of reading from cache when going back to inactive tabs, not to mention frequent browser crashes (with both Chrome and Safari).
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Yeah, they do. Leaving apps open uses RAM so that means less RAM for your active applications. I've found this an issue particularly when browsing with Chrome with multiple tabs open. Having plenty of apps running in the background usually meant the browser has to keep re-downloading content instead of reading from cache when going back to inactive tabs, not to mention frequent browser crashes (with both Chrome and Safari).
That's correct, but iOS is supposed to kill those apps to free up memory when necessary. If however you find quitting them works for you, fair enough. Out of curiosity... what device is it and what version of iOS is it running?
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You need to look at the N7 price vs ipad when doing the comparison of "better"

If those were my only two tablet options and they cost the same amount, I would still take the nexus. But for now I still have my ipad 2 that i am to cheap to replace.
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That's correct, but iOS is supposed to kill those apps to free up memory when necessary. If however you find quitting them works for you, fair enough. Out of curiosity... what device is it and what version of iOS is it running?

iPad 3rd generation. Imho, the CPU and RAM are really just barely enough on this model. Performance-wise, I've had less issues and crashes with the iPad 2. Unfortunately, the iPad 2 doesn't look quite as pretty.
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iPad 3rd generation. Imho, the CPU and RAM are really just barely enough on this model. Performance-wise, I've had less issues and crashes with the iPad 2. Unfortunately, the iPad 2 doesn't look quite as pretty.
I actually found the iPad 3 much better than the 4S or 2 in regard to RAM. I noticed I could keep a lot more tabs open without them reloading on the 3. What version of iOS is yours running? 6?

The iPad 4's much better -- the 5 should be a real kicker though. Hopefully 2GB of RAM.
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