A week with the Nexus 7

A week ago I ordered and received a 16GB Nexus 7 bought directly through Google. Coming from a first generation iPad and series of Android 2.x phones, I was hopeful from Google’s presentation at I/O, but not quite certain their promises would exceed, let alone meet, my expectations. My phone, through little fault of Google’s and more fault of Samsung’s has been a less than optimal experience. My iPad has been a fantastic device for meetings, note taking and media. So how does the new Jelly Bean Android based Nexus 7 stack up against these prior experiences?

A week ago I ordered and received a 16GB Nexus 7 bought directly through Google. Coming from a first generation iPad and series of Android 2.x phones, I was hopeful from Google’s presentation at I/O, but not quite certain their promises would exceed, let alone meet, my expectations. My phone, through little fault of Google’s and more fault of Samsung’s has been a less than optimal experience. My iPad has been a fantastic device for meetings, note taking and media. So how does the new Jelly Bean Android based Nexus 7 stack up against these prior experiences?

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