Motorola Xoom, Apple iPad 2: Tablets Begin to Mature
Tablet development and sales are contributing to the global economic recovery. As Knowledge Center mobile and wireless analyst J. Gerry Purdy suggests here, buy a Motorola Xoom or an Apple iPad 2 and feel good about helping the world's economy recover.Over the past few weeks, we've seen the introduction of the second generation of tablets, the Motorola Xoom and the Apple iPad 2. It's been just over a year since Apple launched its "magical iPad." This new, second generation of tablets is clearly beginning to mature into robust, high performing computing and communications devices that are going to be carried around and used by hundreds of millions of people. Globally, the tablet might become known as the only "truly personal computer" with which people can access the Internet.
Here are eight characteristics that define this second generation of tablet computing: