From the way it looks to the way it works, you can make Android your own. Start by taking the #myAndroid Taste Test. It’s a quick, fun way to find the right home screen for you… More here.
Smart move by Google. The simple taste test is quick to undertake and the end result should suit your needs. One thing that Android wins at is customisation and I do not know one person who wouldn’t like to tweak their iPad or iPhone visually. I’m not saying that some iOS users wouldn’t leave it is as is now, but that the choice would be nice.