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Continuing down this road of experimenting with transformable tablets, ASUS' next attempt to bring the best of both tablet and netbook worlds comes in the form of the Eee Pad Slider.
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i love the first transformer, so i am sure this thing is also a winner.
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I love the design on this. Currently running a Xoom + Moto Keyboard and it works pretty well (using the Otterbox case for the Xoom, which acts like a stand). I like the idea of only hauling one thing around, though!

Hmmmm.... so tempting....
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I love the design on this. Currently running a Xoom + Moto Keyboard and it works pretty well (using the Otterbox case for the Xoom, which acts like a stand). I like the idea of only hauling one thing around, though!

Hmmmm.... so tempting....
Quad-core Tegra 3 will be out in 6-8 weeks.
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Quad-core Tegra 3 will be out in 6-8 weeks.
Yeah, that's kinda what's holding me back. I figure I'll wait till CES and see what's there, then make a decision. My Xoom works fine right now for what i need.

At least I don't have to wait for the reports to come in from CES!
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Yeah, that's kinda what's holding me back. I figure I'll wait till CES and see what's there, then make a decision. My Xoom works fine right now for what i need.

At least I don't have to wait for the reports to come in from CES!
Will you be representing Muskin (do they have a booth/hotel room) at CES?
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Will you be representing Muskin (do they have a booth/hotel room) at CES?
I should, yes. Been there every year since I started! We usually have a Suite set up. I normally get it all booked next month.

Just shoot me all your info and I'll let you know once it's booked.

Ahhhh... Vegas.
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I saw this bugger on Tiger Direct the other day. Didn't see anything of it prior to that. I guess it was neither as hyped, or anticipated as the eeePad Transformer.

I don't know about the slider format for anything other than a small phone though.

I don't trust the mechanism as much as a hinge for something that large.
    
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I saw this bugger on Tiger Direct the other day. Didn't see anything of it prior to that. I guess it was neither as hyped, or anticipated as the eeePad Transformer.

I don't know about the slider format for anything other than a small phone though.

I don't trust the mechanism as much as a hinge for something that large.
I remember seeing early images maybe a year back? I bought my Xoom as soon as they launched the WiFi model.

I like the design, but I agree. I'd be worried about how well the mechanism would stand up to abuse.
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