I don't think anyone has ever claimed that an Android tablet is BETTER than an iPad. That is really a subjective thing. Some people do better with a very simple device that is a glorified toy with artificial boundaries to ensure that users color inside the lines and don't get in over their heads. That is why an iPad is so easy for a 2 year old or a chimp to grasp. You don't need a very complex world view to figure out how an iOS device works. Heck, for most of the world, Jobs is probably right - that is EXACTLY what they need. It isn't hard to live up to expectations when you set the bar low enough.
Android has had loftier ambitions from the start, and requires users more willing to look to the realization of a long term vision than immediate gratification of a lower level of consistent performance. Hardware and OS platforms are finally delivering on that vision. They're not there yet, but they will be.
iOS will always be a *simpler* platform, and probably a more stable one. Android will always be more *powerful* and flexible. That doesn't make either better or worse. It affects where one or the other is most appropriate to use, though.
(I saw what you did there. I returned the favor - with interest. Enjoy).
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