The kind folks at Google decided that your editor was in need of a present
for the holidays; soon thereafter, a box containing a Nexus 7 tablet
showed up on the doorstep. One might think that the resulting joy might be
somewhat mitigated by the fact that your editor has been in possession of an N7 tablet since last
July, and one might be right. But the truth of the matter is that the gift
was well timed, and not just because it's nice to be able to install
ill-advised software distributions on a tablet without depriving oneself of
a useful device.
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on tablets and a look at the Android 4.2 release.