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Originally Posted by acadiancrusader View Post
even with flash, the xoom is an overpriced piece of junk. we won't see real competition until the ipad second gens are out. heck, the way things are going, we may have to wait until xmas
It's no more expensive than an equivalent 32GB iPad when you take into consideration that it sports a dual core CPU, 1GB DDR2, with more features than an iPad. I'm not at ALL into tablets but it is by no means "an overpriced piece of junk." Certainly overpriced for what it is; I'd much rather buy an i7 laptop for that price, but it's pretty marvelous for a tablet.
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It's no more expensive than an equivalent 32GB iPad when you take into consideration that it sports a dual core CPU, 1GB DDR2, with more features than an iPad. I'm not at ALL into tablets but it is by no means "an overpriced piece of junk." Certainly overpriced for what it is; I'd much rather buy an i7 laptop for that price, but it's pretty marvelous for a tablet.
That's what we call a fanboy (not you, the person you're quoting)
    
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That's what we call a fanboy (not you, the person you're quoting)
I had a feeling someone would say that to me, glad you indicated otherwise. I'm beyond away from fanboy. Though I can't prove it, I've owned WAY too much of a variety of branded hardware and software to fall under a fanboy. Is Google/Android my favorite company and phone OS? Yes, but I'm by no means some fanboy that just trolls Apple for the fun of it. I dislike and hate Apple for very valid reasons, (to sum it up quickly: mostly because of their value and their ridiculous restrictions) both on phones and computers, and refuse to buy anything from them.
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^ pay attention Stealth he was saying the person you quoted was a fanboy...he clearly stated it in ().

OT: Why bother shipping it out if you can have support for it in Spring, just says you are shipping out an unfinished product much like when games have DLC weeks after a launch. It is the identical punch in the face we gamers get and now tablet users will get. Fail launch is fail but the hardware is nice.
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^ pay attention Stealth he was saying the person you quoted was a fanboy...he clearly stated it in ().

OT: Why bother shipping it out if you can have support for it in Spring, just says you are shipping out an unfinished product much like when games have DLC weeks after a launch. It is the identical punch in the face we gamers get and now tablet users will get. Fail launch is fail but the hardware is nice.
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I had a feeling someone would say that to me, glad you indicated otherwise.
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post #16 of 26
Download Flash from the market?

https://market.android.com/details?i...=search_result


The person who wrote this article is a moron.
    
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post #17 of 26
Do people not realize when Spring is? The Vernal Equinox is March 20th, less than a month after this thing's release... so what's the big deal? This is on top of what everyone else has already pointed out about acquiring flash support even sooner.
post #18 of 26
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Download Flash from the market?

https://market.android.com/details?i...=search_result


The person who wrote this article is a moron.
You can't. The Xoom uses a Tegra 2 SoC. If you read the description for Flash on the market, it says do not use it for Tegra 2 based devices but instead use the version that shipped with the device.
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Download Flash from the market?

https://market.android.com/details?i...=search_result


The person who wrote this article is a moron.
You won't see it in the market if you have a Xoom you can restrict market apps by Android version.
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You can't. The Xoom uses a Tegra 2 SoC. If you read the description for Flash on the market, it says do not use it for Tegra 2 based devices but instead use the version that shipped with the device.
Flash works on the G-Tablet that uses the Tegra 2 SoC so there is actually already a workaround.

Everyone is scared to move to this "new" technology called the XOOM....but there is nothing new about it. There has already been products out there that use the exact same hardware and XDA has already ripped them apart and solved all of the issues.

I personally don't plan on using stock everything if I decide to get the Xoom as I am sure most people here don't plan on sticking with what Motorola would hand us.

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You won't see it in the market if you have a Xoom you can restrict market apps by Android version.
That's the beauty being able to use a USB cable..you can side load the app.
Edited by Shadowclock - 2/21/11 at 12:05pm
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