The iPad is much simpler and also a more integrated and robust experience for the user. If you have any questions about the XOOM, feel free to ask them on this post and I will answer the best I can.
One funny thing about the XOOM... Because Adobe blew it on Flash being ready for Android, the device does not play ANY videos when visiting web sites. I was testing espn.com and marketwatch.com, On espn, it shows a photo where the video is supposed to be. On marketwatch it says (click here for the latest version of adobe flash The XOOM... experience the internet the way it is supposed to be (sarcasm being laid on pretty thick)