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Originally Posted by kabj06 View Post

As the iPad lacks a real keyboard and a mouse or trackpad I'd say it's horrible for notes (unless you get a real keyboard).
Of course, I'm biased as I have gorilla hands which make it near impossible for me to use a touchscreen.

I plan to get a physical keyboard for it. Would that solve the problem?

Edit: Are there any upcoming alternative tablets that are worthwhile? I don't really care for having iOS.

The iPad 3 seems to be a lot better than the Transformer Prime as far as specs goes. Is that right?
Edited by Idra - 3/9/12 at 11:59pm
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Originally Posted by Ben the OCer View Post

He might have gotten it from AnandTech but it's a fact that just takes a few calculations to figure out. The iPad 2 has a 25 watt-hour battery and the iPad 3 has a 42.5 watt-hour battery, that's a 17.5 watt-hour increase or 70% (17.5 / 25 = 0.70). I even stated it in my first post in this thread that you commented on:
Ah I see, thanks for that.
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Originally Posted by Idra View Post

I plan to get a physical keyboard for it. Would that solve the problem?
Edit: Are there any upcoming alternative tablets that are worthwhile? I don't really care for having iOS.
The iPad 3 seems to be a lot better than the Transformer Prime as far as specs goes. Is that right?
That would make typing a lot easier. It's got a much better display as well as a much better GPU to handle the higher resolution, but it's got a dual-core processor where the Tegra 3 has a quad-core. I'm not sure that'll make a difference in note taking though.

Using a physical keyboard would make typing easier and also should allow you to use the full screen in apps instead of having the keyboard pop up. It's got a much better display and GPU, but the Prime has a quad-core while the iPad 3 only has a dual-core. I doubt any of that aside from the display will affect you when taking notes though.
Edited by steelbom - 3/10/12 at 1:49am
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Tried to edit again... but it didn't update... so I am forced to dp.


Watch it. And be mind blown thumb.gif
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Tried to edit again... but it didn't update... so I am forced to dp.Watch it. And be mind blown thumb.gif

Mind was not blown. sadsmiley.gif
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Originally Posted by allpointsbulletin View Post

This basically summarizes the ipad 3. Hilarious ****.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=mFzJxGwqpOU

I lol'd

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Tried to edit again... but it didn't update... so I am forced to dp.Watch it. And be mind blown thumb.gif

Not really close to console quality from 2007.
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Originally Posted by ressurrectin View Post

Mind was not blown. sadsmiley.gif
Mmm, you mustn't have done it right. Try again tongue.gif

Did you watch the whole thing? The water, and light reflections, and such, are pretty impressive.
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Not really close to console quality from 2007.
The water looks pretty good, but the rest of it doesn't. It's hard to tell considering it's in 240p.

>>>>>

Plus, I might add, it's running at a very high resolution on the iPad 3. So it'll look even better than in the video. Plus the quality degrades after it's been projected to a screen, recorded on a camera, and then uploaded to YouTube lol tongue.gif
Edited by steelbom - 3/10/12 at 4:47am
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Originally Posted by allpointsbulletin View Post

This basically summarizes the ipad 3. Hilarious ****.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=mFzJxGwqpOU


"Am I gonna get one? Of course! I'm not happy about it. This is not something I'm proud of...It's sick! This is money I should be sending to Africa to kill Joseph Kony!" lachen.giflachen.giflachen.gif

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Might actually be worth the price now...
     
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Even as an apple cynic, I am impressed. I would probably choose this if I were to get a tablet, simply because of the screen.

Too bad I don't have money for both a tablet and laptop.

Edit: are there any docks you could attach to this to make it like an Asus transformer.
Edited by perfectblade - 3/10/12 at 6:13am
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