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post #11 of 20
Well it's the first tablet I've seen with a decent keyboard available. Most people I've seen with Ipads and other tablets use one in a little leather-pouch thing *yikes* and it's a bit cheaper than the Ipad.

I'm considering getting one for varsity work next year - since I have a decent enough computer and home. It's this or a netbook really - and I don't feel many affordable netbooks are good enough to run Windows up to my standards :/
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post #12 of 20
I have a laptop, sig rig, and android phone. I bought a tablet (viewsonic g tablet) as I could use it as a e-reader, read my rss feeds, check emails, browse the interwebs/facebook while i am laying in bed.

I love my tablet for this reason as the laptop is too cumbersome to really do this and my phone is too small (even though it is an Evo 3D) to do all that I do comfortably. It fills the gap between laptop and phone. Is it necessary, not at all. Am I happy I got it, absolutely!
post #13 of 20
I sold my ipad because it was too big to be useful out of house. Now that I've bought a smartphone I can take it anywhere and still have almost the same web experience.
    
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post #14 of 20
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I could use it as a e-reader, read my rss feeds, check emails, browse the interwebs/facebook while i am laying in bed.
This, If I had a tablet that would me what I use it for. Web browsing, small game, emails, rss, forum.


But, I wouldn't give my laptop (cheap gateway 15.6 inch AMD m300 dual-core 2.2ghz, HD 4250, and 4gb of ddr3, not something uber powerful and I have maybe 2 hours of surfing with the wifi) away for a tablet, since I use my laptop at school and all I do is under windows (access, visual studio, and some other). A tablet can't really replace a laptop for me.
But I still find my 15.6 inch too big, I would have love something smaller.
    
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post #15 of 20
so yes, if i didn't have a laptop or a netbook i would buy the transformer, because it essentially is a glorified netbook.

it just doesn't do windows.

but on a netbook most people just surf the web and check social networks.

That can all be done on a tablet.
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post #16 of 20
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Well I ready have an IPhone 4 and I don't have a laptop or Netbook. I am trying to decide between the Transformer and the HP DM1Z.
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post #17 of 20
I found that I wasn't using my laptop or netbook in any way that a tablet wouldn't do better. This included sitting on my couch, laying in bed, hauling around to watch movies and surf the internet. I sold both and bought a tablet and haven't been happier. I'm sure I may need a laptop at some point but for now a tablet does everything I need.
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post #18 of 20
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Originally Posted by IEATFISH View Post
I found that I wasn't using my laptop or netbook in any way that a tablet wouldn't do better. This included sitting on my couch, laying in bed, hauling around to watch movies and surf the internet. I sold both and bought a tablet and haven't been happier. I'm sure I may need a laptop at some point but for now a tablet does everything I need.
What tablet did you get?
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post #19 of 20
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What tablet did you get?
I have an iPad 2. I might have gone with a Transformer and dock but they came out a few weeks too late.
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I would buy a tablet...for my kitten to play with it and draw some lines with her paws
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