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Ottway Ducard stashed this in apple
Games (subset of apps, but really its own category)
Nexus/Google/Samsung have: ....
So at the moment, it's clearly an Amazon-Apple battle moreso than a Google battle; until Google has great native content, it renders the device --- a content consumption device --- nearly useless.
Amazon Fire, meet iPad mini.
For that reason, the best thing Surface Tab could do would be to come pre-installed with Kindle, Netflix, and Spotify with one-year free sub or something similar.
Content is king; it's funny how many folks miss that this is a significant part of Apple's dominance. iTunes and the iPod set them up magnificently since most folks use a wireless device to access content, whether handheld (iphone/android/windows phone/ipod) or tablet.