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WPWiseOwl says

got myself a Nexus 7 last week…Not quite as nice as my iPad but it cost 40% of an iPad…

Of course not. LOL . The Nexus 7 is not meant to compete with the larger iPad anyway but rather the likes of the Nook Color / Tablet and Kindle Fire. However, I suspect it will be nicer than the WiFi iPad Mini which it actually will compete against especially it lacks NFC . Finally, a more reasonable apples to apples comparison will be able to be made unlike now.

For me, it may be time to invest in a Windows 8 device after running the desktop version the last several months and loving it. Disclosure: I run Windows all day and also have a 360 (in the fall beta program) at home but use a Samsung Galaxy S II ATM .

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harmonikas996 says

I own HTC One X, you must have it! :)

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WPWiseOwl says

I own HTC One X, you must have it! :)

The Tegra 3 or Snapdragon version? The Snapdragon One X is a let down IMO .

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alkis says

I don’t have any recommendations about smartphones, but I’d like to point out something that you might encounter while developing.

While using SQLite for a thesis project, I couldn’t browse through the “data/data/...” folders of the device with Eclipse’s “File Explorer”, because my phone is a Sony Neo V, so it’s not “rooted.” It has to be rooted to be able to give you permission to browse through the data folders. I wanted to browse through the folders so that I can view and examine the .db database file of my project which couldn’t be viewed through Windows Explorer or Eclipse’s File Explorer. This made me use the emulator so that I could browse and view the .db database file that was stored in the “data/data/com.blabla.project” folder.

So definitely keep that in mind about the rooted and non-rooted devices. I guess there might some solutions to devices like mine as well, but I didn’t really search about it. As far as I know devices like Google Nexus tablets and phones are rooted though.

I hope this makes sense, I wrote it in a bit of a hurry!

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edumicro says

For those who talked about emulators, here is this one, been quite useful for some tastings.

http://www.springbox.com/mobilizer/
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