Excitement reigned throughout the land when Samsung announced that the
Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1

was going to come with stock
Android 3.1

. All of that rejoicing was soon interrupted when Samsung announced that TouchWiz UX would come in a later

. As Android enthusiasts, we will always prefer the Vanilla Android experience, but we do have to realize that our reaction to Samsung’s announcement is a bit biased.

We hate the idea of custom UI’s in large part because certain manufacturers have done a horrible job retouching Android in smartphones. The initial reaction to TouchWiz on one...