That said, will I recommend my dad get one? No. Not this year.
Why? No apps that have been specifically designed for the 10-inch
tablet, which in my experience does demand new apps. Yes, Android
phone apps “stretch” to bigger sizes a lot better than iPhone
apps did when stretched up, but sorry we haven’t seen great apps
like the History of Jazz, Aweditorium, NPR, BBC, Flipboard,
Heritage, etc, like what you see on iPad.
The apps are ALL that matters for the market and Android does NOT
have them yet.
The core question for the Xoom and all other upcoming tablets: Why buy one instead of an iPad?