View Poll Results: What to do?

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  • Keep Both

    13 41.94%
  • Keep the Xoom

    2 6.45%
  • Keep the Touchpad

    16 51.61%
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  1.    #1  
    Hi All,

    So I have a dilemma. I bought the Touchpad at launch, went throught the emotional rollercoaster we all did. Sold it back to BB to get one at the firesale price (if I waited 24 hours I would have just taken the refund), and bought a Xoom and a Touchpad for the wife with the store credit.

    I now own a Xoom and a Touchpad, which seems a bit much. I do like both, the Touchpad a little more just because of the gesturing.

    So I am not sure what to do. Can anyone help me out here.

    With the Xoom it is;

    - SD Slot, multiple SD cards, ability to make the tablet as big as I want.
    - Apps (I drank the Kool-aid, and it is nice to have a wide selection)
    - thinner and feels better
    - snappy ( i can open apps faster even though the chip is lesser)
    - Pdfs look great
    - widgets

    --- Seems harder to modify (rooting)
    --- I need to spend $20 for the Quickoffice I have on Touchpad


    With the Touchpad;

    -Multitasking
    -bought a ton of Apps
    -sound is a little better
    -webos
    -easy to modify
    -Calendar
    -Facebook
    -Quickoffice (now that it works right)
    -Touchstone, touchstone, touchstone

    --- Bulkier
    --- Still slower to open apps with overclocking to 1.5
    --- slight bugs here and there (but tolerable)
    --- Not the same gesturing I am used to on my Pre+

    That is all I can think of at the moment.

    So...

    Do I keep both, get rid of one, or the other?

    Thanks for the help in making the decision.
  2. #2  
    If your wife has a Xoom, you can keep the Touchpad and still have a Xoom in the house (if I'm understanding correctly - 2 Xooms and 1 Touchpad).

    The Touchpad will still get updates and I'm sure you want to be part of the fun.

    EDIT: After re-reading it looks like you just have one of each. I still vote TP.
  3.    #3  
    Our house has:

    1 32gb Touchpad (wife has this one)
    1 16gb Touchpad
    1 Xoom

    I could give one to my son in 3 years, and just hold onto it for him, lol.
  4. #4  
    get rid of the one that can be sold for the most.
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  5. #5  
    Whichever one you use the most should be the one you keep. Simple!
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    #6  
    observation
    Speed
    why is it so important A opens in 20 sec and B opens in 30 sec?

    So what? It really won't matter in the end multitasking trumps always

    as long as HP updates the bugs then the TP is better

    what about the real possibility HP may continue TP line?

    It really will get better then
  7. #7  
    You don't really want the Touchpad... you want to sell it to me
    "Sometimes I feel like an OS-less child..."
    (with apologies to Billie Holiday )
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  8. #8  
    I was in your EXACT same position a few weeks ago when I bought my TP. I ended up selling my xoom for about $370. The TP does everything I need except for a good news feed reader like pulse of feedly.

    Sell the xoom...especially because the color contrast on the TP is better.
  9. #9  
    Quote Originally Posted by Crazypinoy9 View Post
    I was in your EXACT same position a few weeks ago when I bought my TP. I ended up selling my xoom for about $370. The TP does everything I need except for a good news feed reader like pulse of feedly.

    Sell the xoom...especially because the color contrast on the TP is better.
    Try out NomNomNom its a good rss reader but is slightly laggy (very tiny bit). I do understand to awesomeness of Pulse though. Best Reader Ever
    "Life is Hard... it's harder if your stupid"
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  10. #10  
    If you don't want to keep both, go with the Touchpad. The OS is better and if you find yourself needing apps that aren't available for webOS natively, Android should be installable on the device in one way or another in a few months.
  11. #11  
    why not just keep all of them unless you need the cash. Nothing wrong with wearing two hats. I have three different brand phones my Pre 1 being the best. I have a Dell laptop. No worries...
  12. #12  
    Android has a future and webOS probably doesn't. webOS seems new and shiny to you now as all new toys do, but you may find it a bit stifling as development begins to wind down on it.

    That said ... the Xoom is overpriced crap compared to the other HC tablets out there. Sell both, and get a Transformer with a keyboard dock and experience portable bliss It has a beautiful IPS screen, and it comes with Polaris Office, so you won't need QuickOffice. There is a 3rd-party Facebook app made for tablets that is looking really good, and there are several ROMs/kernels/mods/themes you can apply to the Transformer.

    But hey, it's up to you. I just hate to have your Android tablet experience colored by the underwhelming Xoom.
  13.    #13  
    Thanks everyone. I really appreciate the help. I have been leaning towards keeping both. I have been tempted by Best Buy's 14 return window that is approaching a close.
  14. #14  
    Might I note that the XOOM is not the best honeycomb tablet out, so even if you want to stay with the Android platform I would consider ditching the XOOM for either the Samsung 10.1 or the soon to be next best thing.
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    I have both in my home and will keep both

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