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PC gamers what tablets do ya prefer Android, Windows 8, or iOS?

#1zerooo0Posted 7/19/2014 7:58:07 PM
I don't care at all for Apple, so Android for me. Had a Dell Venue 8 Pro tablet and it was my worst experience ever with a tablet. Left a bad taste of Windows 8 tablets, but I would like to try the Surface Pro 3 if I had the cash:(

Android all the way for me in tablets. I have a old Note 10.1 back in 2012 and it still runs great. Really the only disappointing thing on is the screen which is just 1200x800 or something low like that. Makes watching Netflix kind of a pain on it. But yea Android for everything on me. I would like to try a Chromcast if it was better supported by colleges, but sadly it isn't so Windows 8 on the laptop for me.

For me though

Android>Windows 8>>>>>>>>>>>>OS.
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#2Lemur_HPosted 7/19/2014 8:00:01 PM
iOS
#3BiglabronPosted 7/19/2014 8:03:03 PM
pretty sure its swayed to android/ios for many

But a lot of us don't use tablets period.
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#4cody4783Posted 7/19/2014 8:13:32 PM
Android by quite a ways, I suppose.

Running with both an Android phone (HTC One M8) and Android tablet (Nexus 7 2013).

I don't necessarily dislike iOS on it's own, though I am sorta against the nature of Apple's ecosystem of sorts. It may be fine for those that like the "One size fits all" or "I just want to pick it up and have it work for me" sort of people....But Android's more open and customizable/"Geeked out" styling is more what I like in my electronics.

As for Windows-based tablets/Windows Phones...I dunno. I can't say I have MUCH experience with them, but from what I've seen or tested on others' devices...It almost might as well be a Blackberry. It just doesn't feel like it's in the same league or working toward the same niche or needs. Might be better for those that specifically want Windows applications on tablet devices, but that's not something I need personally.



Oh and I did buy a Chromecast dongle a few weeks back. It's alright. Pretty much exclusively use it for Netflix and YouTube on my TV, with a little bit of playing with the new screen casting option (Which is OK, but has like a 180-250ms delay [determined by taking a picture of my tablet's stopwatch mirror to the TV in the same shot], making it impractical for anything other than showing off). Not a bad deal for $35 though, IMO.
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#5Garage_ManPosted 7/19/2014 8:15:15 PM
Android. Tho TBH I have been eyeing the iPad Mini Retina for quite some time. NOT the full size one, just the mini.

I've supported Android since the GS1 (still have it for that wolfson dac!) and even started my game developing business on it back then. That said, I am thinking about changing that depending on how the new iPhone is. We'll see...The M8 is a nice phone...
#6Knighted DragonPosted 7/19/2014 8:19:00 PM
Android by far. Same with phones. I like Windows most on Desktops though
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#7ChromaticAngelPosted 7/19/2014 9:42:58 PM
I'm a fan of the Surface Pro, best Tablet I ever used.
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#8LvthnPosted 7/19/2014 9:45:58 PM
Android from what I've tried but Windows has me curious.
#9jedinatPosted 7/19/2014 9:58:19 PM
Android... but I'd like an iOS tablet as well just for exclusives and a change of pace.
#10Ame_no_MurakumoPosted 7/19/2014 10:25:20 PM
I've never used Windows 8 or iOS on a tablet, but I love my Android tablet.