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post #61 of 99
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Originally Posted by Somenamehere View Post
Anyone with the transformer want to answer a few questions for me.

Assuming tablet + dock

1. How similar is this to using a laptop?
2. Can it be used as a laptop replacement?
3. How is it taking notes?
4. How long is battery?
5. How is reading off it in low light ?
6. Are you happy with your purchase ?
For $550 you can get a decent Sandy Bridge laptop with 500gb of storage.

I rooted my Transformer. Still a bit disappointed. Even after this "update" it still isn't quite smooth. I haven't overclocked yet, because there isn't a kernal for the new update, but people have reported it runs much better after overclocking.
post #62 of 99
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Originally Posted by cory1234 View Post
For $550 you can get a decent Sandy Bridge laptop with 500gb of storage.

I rooted my Transformer. Still a bit disappointed. Even after this "update" it still isn't quite smooth. I haven't overclocked yet, because there isn't a kernal for the new update, but people have reported it runs much better after overclocking.
Thanks. I keep going between the transformer and a new laptop.
    
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post #63 of 99
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Originally Posted by Somenamehere View Post
Thanks. I keep going between the transformer and a new laptop.

I am also wondering which (if any) direction I should choose for my wife. She has a 2 year old Dell studio 15 laptop and I am thinking about an upgrade for her. So would an iPad 2 or a Transformer be a suitable choice? Would it actually be a worthwhile move?

Earlier in this thread I read about Apple using software fixes to address problems/advances...correct? The Transformer was said to depend on new generations of the product to correct any "flaws"? How important could this be? It seems like Apple solution may be a better solution for long term outlook.

What about the Samsung offering? Does it compare well with the Apple/ Transformer products?

OP...apologize for asking questions in your thread...but it seems like all sorts of issues are being addressed here.
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post #64 of 99
Man. I just bought it in a really bad impulse, haha. I have a 1000HE netbook that I use mainly for browsing, reading, etc, and I figured a tablet would probably be more suitable, albeit still get a keyboard to type e-mails. This sounded like the perfect mix, and I wanted to toy with Android a little. Never did before. I know iOS all over, so I didn't want to get an iPad, I wanted to toy in new things...

Keyboard was back-ordered, but.. Within an hour and a half I:

- Found out 3.1 was released and read up on it.
- Found out ncix.com had stock for Transformers
- Posted ads on two websites to sell my netbook for 200$.
- Found a buyer for my netbook
- Ordered the tablet

And now the waiting game begins.

So excited. New shiny toy coming in the mail!
    
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post #65 of 99
Am I right in recalling that the Transformer has 2 x USB 2.0 ports on the Keyboard only? None on the tablet its self?
Edited by iscariot - 6/2/11 at 12:46am
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Yes USB ports are only on the keyboard. The tablet only has a microsd card slot and mini hmdi out port
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post #67 of 99
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Yes USB ports are only on the keyboard. The tablet only has a microsd card slot and mini hmdi out port
that blows. Buying the keyboard kinda defeats the purpose for me of having a tablet.
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Am I right in recalling that the Transformer has 2 x USB 4.0 ports on the Keyboard only? None on the tablet its self?
I know it's a typo but I LOLed.
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I know it's a typo but I LOLed.
Thanks corrected... Still blows though
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post #70 of 99
Well not really you will get used to just using the msd slot with the tab. Got a 32GB on order. Im still waiting on my dock. But so far i love this tablet better them my old xoom and ipad. Only thing the ipad has over this is apps. But android is gaining on it. I also want to address this is NOT notebook or desktop replacement imo. It a great on the go gadget.
    
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