Tablets are everywhere — well, the iPad is everywhere — and now there are lots of companies looking to latch onto the iPad craze with their own tablets. TechRadar.com predicts: “This year is going to be the year of the touchscreen tablet, of that there can be no doubt. While tablet PCs have been around for yonks, only now are they becoming the desirable, usable and functional devices that we’ve always wanted them to be – and it’s about time too.”
After gaining a head start on the tablet trend, the iPad now has competition:
The iPad is currently the most obvious example of how tablets are going mainstream, but that’s not to say that all tablets released from now on are guaranteed to be super awesome.
Here’s a sneak peek at TechRadar’s top selections:
Asus Eee Pad Transformer: “Definitely the best Android tablet of the current crop.”
Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1: “As an out-and-out tablet, the Galaxy Tab 10.1 is currently unrivalled.”
Motorola Xoom: “It is one of the second-generation Android tablets that the tech world is getting very excited about.”