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Old February 16, 2011, 05:47 AM
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the Asus eslate thinggy is pretty neat, but expensive. And who wants to drag around a bluetooth keyboard?.

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That Asus tablet is exactly what I want. But I don't want to have a separate keyboard, something on screen would be nice
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what's the problem with the keyboard, it's an accessory an option, you don't need it, on my part I will like to have one to input a lot of Data when I'm home and live it at home when I go someplace to simply use the touchscreen one.
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Old February 16, 2011, 07:10 AM
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The problem with typing anything on a tablet is that it sucks; you'd want to attach a keyboard, and then you might as well have a laptop.
They really just need to provide support for a projection keyboard, something like this. Then again, I've never used one so I have no idea how accurate it would be. It's also a little more expensive than I'd like.
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Old February 16, 2011, 03:14 PM
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I had a good portion of this discussion with MAC the other day, but I'm really not impressed with the direction tablets are taking.

I was hoping for a tablet style netbook with a real OS that could replace my aging P4 laptop, but it appears that the tablet manufacturers (other than ASUS) are marketing it more as a "Smart Phone with larger Screen" than as a PC with smaller screen. Instead of a low power PC with full windows functionality, we're being offered $400 - $600 4G internet browsing devices that will require either a monthly subscription or the purchase of many apps to get reasonable functionality.

I want something I can slap W7 onto.
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Old February 16, 2011, 07:00 PM
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If there was a very well done windows 7 tablet I would sell my iPad so fast.
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Old February 16, 2011, 08:22 PM
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those looking for a win7 tablet should check that, IMO it's one of the best tablet out there....just not coming from a big manufacturer

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I have to say if I had to buy a windows 7 tablet the ExoPC would be my choice. It's got some good specs, good software and the company is based in Quebec.
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Old February 16, 2011, 10:26 PM
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sadly it lacks one thing that i would need... stylus input
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Old February 16, 2011, 10:59 PM
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The Asus 121 one is touch, stilus, on screen keybord, stilus and blue tooth keyboard.

All these come at hefty price. $
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Old February 16, 2011, 11:47 PM
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The Asus 121 one is touch, stilus, on screen keybord, stilus and blue tooth keyboard.

All these come at hefty price. $
agreed altho lenovo might come out with one amazing contender at an affordable price ($500.. fingers crossed)
They went with a digitizer from china instead of wacom or n-trig which might save cost.

regarding the new htc tablet, i really like it but 700 is still too much money for a slate that is meant to compliment your notebook/desktop.
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those looking for a win7 tablet should check that, IMO it's one of the best tablet out there....just not coming from a big manufacturer

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+1 for pc in a tablet, not a big smartphone
That's on my short list, but for me the downside is the atom proc.... I'm really hoping for something with a bit more umph.......... (but not an i3/15).

I know... Picky, Picky, Picky........... :)
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