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So then Kal-el hits and people will yet again wait, lol.
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Originally Posted by noak View Post
The title says not to buy one this summer, as a quad core will come out. Although, the fact is new technology is always being developed, so you might as well get what is the best at the moment.
I've seen this scenario before.
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So then Kal-el hits and people will yet again wait, lol.
That scenario
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A word of advice: Never buy an X, because not longer after a Y will be released! Srsly.
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I hate mobile computing technology. It doesn't feel right to me, I have this overwhelming gimmicky feeling whenever I use a tablet, like in my mind I'm going "What could I even do with this besides play games?". I think tablets are a fad and will die out in a year or two.
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post #26 of 36
Quote:
Originally Posted by noak View Post
The title says not to buy one this summer, as a quad core will come out. Although, the fact is new technology is always being developed, so you might as well get what is the best at the moment.
Well that only really holds true if you're not around the corner from a large improvement step.

I wouldn't run out and buy an SR-2 workstation for example because I know that in a few months, I can be using an LGA2011 machine with better results. If LGA2011 was still a year+ away, I'd likely just bite the bullet.
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post #27 of 36
Can someone explain why someone would buy Tablets over netbooks or something? I don't get the point of this race for the fastest tablet, in fact I don't get tablets at all. You have a PC/consoles for games, netbook/notebook for work, phone (hell even smart phone) for portable communication and apps/whatever else, why do people buy these as well, what's their purpose?
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post #28 of 36
Who buys tablets anyways? I can only picture people who live in housing developements with hummers and other money consuming things buying tablets.

Each year youve gotta upgrade the thing or its outdated and slow. Id rather buy a lap top.
post #29 of 36
I would sacrifice a lot of this power for battery life. The whole point of a tablet is mobility and when your tablet dies constantly and you're glued to a wall outlet to charge it, that mobility is gone.
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If the battery life is good, and I see one of these include a stylus support I will probably get one. This looks really good, very exciting stuff from arm and nvidia. I like it.
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