I’ve always been an Apple fanatic. I have owned iPhones exclusively for the last five years and never once considered switching to Android. I even own an iPad. After all, my iOS experience has been great – why switch to an unknown?

Well, a month or so ago I took Google’s Android-powered Nexus 7 tablet ($229 on Amazon) for a test drive. I expected to dislike the operating system, or at least come away with proof that iOS is definitively better. But after just a month of using Android part-time, I fell in love with the Nexus 7 and the OS behind it. Here’s why.

1. Widgets

One of my perpetual frustrations with my iPhone and iPad has been the fixed, unchanging weather app icon. Why do I have to enter a separate app to get information that could easily fit in the screen space taken up by the…

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