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My uncle's laptop (which he has been using for business) is on its last legs and instead of buying a laptop, he wants a tablet. He would prefer a bigger screen, and 3G connectivity is a must. Also needs a good eBay app, since that is where he does his business. Since I have liitle familiarity with the tablet market I figured it would be best to ask people here
    
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Geez, this is kind of tough to say. Overall, I guess maybe the Surface Pro?
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Asus makes a really good tablet. 10.1 " and IPS screen super smooth and fast. Make sure a tablet is what he wants. You can get keyboards for just about all of them but I know a lot of people whos tablets just ended up in a drawer and went back to a small laptop.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834230548
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i agree MS surface pro tablets are definitely worth a look at for him and over the surface model since the pro has 3G, i think tho it wont be released until next month.
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post #5 of 11
Get an iPad 16GB with wifi and 3G, Good ebay app, Perfect screen size and a nice sleek body.
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If it is business related and he needs MS Office, then the IPad is not the best choice. The Surface comes with Office by default.

If he is not tied to using MS Office or some type of accounting program (Quickbooks for example), then the IPad would be fine.

Mind you the current Surface will not run quickbooks. He would have to wait until the Pro is out in order to get a full build of Win8.
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Who the hell uses a tablet for business?
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Originally Posted by SquareDancer View Post

Who the hell uses a tablet for business?


Pretty much every product rep I've ever talked to (I work in a grocery store). Most use iPads, with the occasional traditional Windows tablet.
    
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Who the hell uses a tablet for business?

Me... and about 1200 employees in my company. Probably several thousand more in my client companies - per company... Gotta love the uninformed rolleyes.gif
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Quote:
Originally Posted by SquareDancer View Post

Who the hell uses a tablet for business?

He got the idea from his iPhone, and decided to expand on it. Right now leaning towards the iPad, since he is more familiar with iOS than Android and his computer illiteracy scares me at times...would he benefit any from an iPad 4 compared to an iPad 3 or even a 2?
    
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