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Hey all ...

I am looking to get my first tablet .. but I have a question or several regarding them ...


I want to take the tablet into meetings with me ... does the ipad or the galaxy tab have handwriting recognition ... if not ... which tablet would ?? ... and which tablet do you guys recommend ...

All information would be greatly appreciated.
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I'm sure there are apps for hand writing recognition. If that's what your're after then I would probably get the new iPad for the reason of it's resolution. It's so high so I would think you could be more accurate but I guess that doesn't necessarily mean the touch screen would be any better than the iPad 2s.

You can search the Android Market and Apple's App store online to find something that might work for you. Keep in mind, handwriting recognition isn't perfect.

The Transformer Prime I used to have did an interesting thing. It came with a pre-installed app where you would writing big on the screen then it would turn what you wrong and make it smaller and fit in on lined paper. It didn't recognize the letters it just made them fit on what looked like notebook paper. What it did was kind of hard to explain but I'm sure someone else can do a better job or post a link to the app. I have the new iPad now though so I can't tell you what it was off the top of my head.
    
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You could get a stylus and use a handwriting app. You could also get the new Galaxy Note 10.1 which is like a Galaxy Tab except it has S-Pen support for more realistic writing and drawing. The S-Pen on my Galaxy Note phone works pretty well.
    
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Thanks for the feedback so far ...

I will be looking at the app stores today for handwriting recognition apps and styluses are easy enough to come by ...

with all this technology out there and we still find a pen and piece of paper easier for meetings ... haha ... that is kinda sad ...



the galaxy note could actually work ... that will be my first stop before the app markets ... thumb.gif
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The Galaxy Tabs (not the very first one) all have built in hand writing recognition that you can use instead of a on screen keypad.
    
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Sorry 4 the late response ... was away on many business trips ...


Looks like I will be getting a galaxy tab ... how does the hardware compare to the ipad ... ... I have heard that real life comparisons out way straight up stats when it comes to tablets
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Sorry 4 the late response ... was away on many business trips ...
Looks like I will be getting a galaxy tab ... how does the hardware compare to the ipad ... ... I have heard that real life comparisons out way straight up stats when it comes to tablets

Tab or Note? If it's the Tab, the 10.1 or the 7.7? iPad beats the specs pretty good. iPad has a newer faster processor, and HD screen. In real life you won't notice a difference except for the screen. Once the Galaxy Tab gets ICS it will be very snappy.
    
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