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I took my wife to best buy so she to get hands on the asus transformer and the kindle fire are definitely 2 candidates I'm going to try the a midnight thursday at best buy for the asus transformer otherwise the kindle is the 1 thanks ,
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Good luck getting the ASUS Transformer, I have an iPad 2 myself and it's nicely expensive.
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I marvel at the simple design of Apple products. What really makes my jaw drop is the price. I'm a 99%, I'm a android.
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I got one as a college gift/replacement to my overheating batterydead laptop. And yes the design and battery life is awesome on it; and about as slim as my Zune HD, which is easily one of the best designed media players ever.
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I got one as a college gift/replacement to my overheating batterydead laptop. And yes the design and battery life is awesome on it; and about as slim as my Zune HD, which is easily one of the best designed media players ever.

So is that all your using is your iPad now? Cause I'm thinking of asking for money for one, but I don't know if I could use it as a full replacement for a laptop.
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+1 for Kindle Fire. The interface is pretty user friendly:) It should be easy enough for your wife:d
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Just got my best buy ticket for the transformer. Looks good. 2 hrs in 32 degree weather kinda sucked.....
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Just got my best buy ticket for the transformer. Looks good. 2 hrs in 32 degree weather kinda sucked.....

How fast did they go out?
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I picked up a Playbook for the girl for $200, then decided I wanted one too for Christmas so she ordered one from their website with free shipping now I just need to wait a month. I like the dual camera 1080p features. aside from that it's the same as the kindle aside from needing an app to get amazon books.
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Man-0-Man... the Best Buy sale was a terrible expierence. Im cool with the outside lines, kinda communal.. Laugh and talking with strangers was ok. Cold out, but I knew that. The real bad part was the waiting in line INSIDE THE STORE.

A line was formed for all the ticketed PC items, several laptops, printers, and the tablets. I was maybe 30th in line at 12:20am when I got in that line.

My sales reciept is stamped 2:09...

How did I spend an hour and 49 minutes... well BB had 10-12 people at a time listen to a sales pitch for extended service plan, insurance, ect. It took forever to get people checked out...

Best Buy really 4_cked us over. I couldn't beileve how they did it. I was 30th inline, an hour and 49 minutes... what bull****...

After the lame sales pitch they then moved 5-6 people to another line to be given your item and pay. The sales pitch started all over again at the register.. The dude at my register asked me two questions, both of which were met with a steal glare and firm NO, he didn't ask me another thing, as a matter of fact, other then a "Thankyou', he never spoke to me again. He knew we were all pissed.

In the end my wife got her tablet, thing is awesome...

Thanks for recommending that, I would have never even considered Asus. Glad I did.
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