My Nexus 7 has plenty of benefits, too. I do really enjoy the fact that Google's more hands-off approach to the Android platform means that apps can iterate faster and include more experimental features on my Nexus 7 before they get to the iPhone. As a reporter, it's nice to have a device to test Android apps and keep abreast of the latest platform developments. Plus, Android sometimes gets apps that are just crazy useful that Apple would never allow, like SwiftKey.
Except — oops — it looks like the Target near CITEworld headquarters in San Francisco sold out of the model I wanted while I was writing this. The angst continues for another day.
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