After many press releases replete with "mock ups", the iPad Wannabes trickle onto the market. Each release makes it increasingly obvious, that for the near future, none can touch the iPad. Even if some vendor releases a tablet with more features AND a competitive price, it cannot easily overcome the HUGE App hurtle.
Only Android-based tablets appear to have a chance of competing with "Apples" Apps. They do have an "App base." However, that App base is in "mucho disarray." Until and unless an agency is created to regulate those Apps, there can be no guarantee of the quality or safety in trying to utilize said Apps (after the end user figures out how to access them).
This week Kim Komando released an article revealing several significant pitfalls of Android-based Apps. By default, she highlights the genius of Apple's approach to regulating and releasing Apps.