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It is The Verge. They have to talk about Apple products. iPad is the considered to be the market leader for tablets, so what else would they compare a Windows 8 tablet to?
I'm not sure, but it wasn't really much of a comparison.
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If that is true, then it is PERFECT! smile.gif
Not for battery life, and not for easy usability. I'd hate messing around with Office on a 10 inch touch screen!
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Not for battery life, and not for easy usability. I'd hate messing around with Office on a 10 inch touch screen!

This. My Acer tablet is CRAP for working on. Heck actually so would an iPad. Tablets aren't really for serious essay typing up or anything, it's great for browsing the web and taking quick notes - not much more. And for battery life, 6 hours 30 mins (my Acer) shows that Windows 7 ain't no power hog like Windows XP / Vista was.
Edited by Alex132 - 3/2/12 at 5:27am
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THAT WAS AMAZING @_@
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btw i have a question. since this is windows 8 can you install applications/games for windows like crysis 2? I know about the hardware I'm just asking if you could do it. is this like 32bit/64 or is thistotally different?
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btw i have a question. since this is windows 8 can you install applications/games for windows like crysis 2? I know about the hardware I'm just asking if you could do it. is this like 32bit/64 or is thistotally different?

Why not? I am sure you should be able to.
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I'm not sure, but it wasn't really much of a comparison.
Not for battery life, and not for easy usability. I'd hate messing around with Office on a 10 inch touch screen!

Office via MyCloud on the iPad 2 is actually quite amazing.
 
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I was wondering if games would be able to be installed on there like Sims, Railroad Tycoon, or less demanding games like that. I'd love to be able to install games from my Steam account and have that new experience of doing things. Only drawback of tablets is buying the same games we have on a different platform which may or may not be a solid rendition. I have to say it did make the iPad look less stellar.

I thought Apple patented the "swipe" gesture?

That tablet is amazingly fast it seems.
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Originally Posted by jprovido View Post

btw i have a question. since this is windows 8 can you install applications/games for windows like crysis 2? I know about the hardware I'm just asking if you could do it. is this like 32bit/64 or is thistotally different?

Yes. See this biggrin.gif

http://www.zdnet.com/blog/mobile-news/lenovo-yoga-tablet-and-ultrabook-in-one-with-windows-8/6359
Edited by Kauke - 3/2/12 at 6:38am
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I'm waiting for tablets to have more options before I take the leap. All of the tablets out now are basically a big cell phone.

This looks like its getting close to a tablet I may be interested in.
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I'm waiting for tablets to have more options before I take the leap. All of the tablets out now are basically a big cell phone.
This looks like its getting close to a tablet I may be interested in.

http://www.zdnet.com/blog/mobile-news/lenovo-yoga-tablet-and-ultrabook-in-one-with-windows-8/6359
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