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Windows Vista and 7 actually have pretty good handwriting recognition. Problem is Windows x86-based tablets tend to be pretty pricey, extremely awkward to use/navigate with just your fingers (mostly due to tiny icons in most programs), runs hot and have really short battery life. Windows 8 will hopefully solve some of the finger navigation issues. Hoping Ivy Bridge or Haswell will solve the heat and battery life issue.
I do wish Asus would release a Transformer-like Windows-based tablet. The Transformer tablet + dock really integrate well. tongue.gif

as far as I understand, asus tablets run pretty cool. the transformer is x86, and will be more than capable of running windows8. but yes, it is pricey, especially if it's just for taking notes and lite browsing. when windows8 comes out it's supposed to be slated to offload the tegra3's 5th core for touch recognition.

I thought tegra was arm based? Nvidia doesn't have an x86 licence?
post #12 of 14
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I thought tegra was arm based? Nvidia doesn't have an x86 licence?


it is arm based, but it's still capable of running x86 instructions. they're developing windows for arm dubbed "WOM" and it should release when windows 8 does.
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You're absolutely clueless man. The Transformer can't, not will it ever run x86 instructions. And Microsoft is developing WOA (actually its Windows RT now), not "WOM". Guess what WOA stands for... Windows on ARM. No x86.
    
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That all aside.. Does anyone think Windows 8 will satisfy my needs?


Are pads just that horrible for writing notes into?
 
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