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My tablet has a physical keyboard.
I think convertible tablets are a thing of the past--doubtful any "mainstream" tablet will use a physical keyboard, except for the crazy "edgy" designs that senseless manufacturers try to put out.
    
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Well I do love my netbook, I think they won't be phased out so much as netbooks will just start to become as powerful as normal laptops and thus loose game "netbook."

I can't wait for sandy bridge tablets to come out though, I have a Netbook, E-reader now all I need is a tablet to complete my collection of portable productivity devices. It will be nice when more viable options to the iPad become main-steam.
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Tablets ... why bother. I need something I can type on. Tablets are toy versions of netbooks.
    
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Good, netbooks are the worst thing to have ever happened to computers. Completely ruined laptop innovations for the past 3 years.
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Good, netbooks are the worst thing to have ever happened to computers. Completely ruined laptop innovations for the past 3 years.
netbooks are loads better than tablets IMO.
 
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Tablets ... why bother. I need something I can type on. Tablets are toy versions of netbooks.
Depends on the use, tablets and touchscreens have benefits, just as keyboards do as well. IMO a computer whose screen can lay flat over the keyboard and be used as a tablet would be ideal, so long as it was still affordable, and not very thick do to the keyboard. This way it was a tablet when you needed, and then back to a notebook when you needed to type stuff. It could also serve as a touchscreen when in the notebook form as well.
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post #57 of 64
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Tablets are going to be taken over by Android and iOS, I think and there's still a market for a physical keyboard.
this.
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"I don't always type when I'm on the go, but when I do, I prefer to use a physical keyboard."
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post #59 of 64
netbooks are dead. tablets are the now. and eventually, they will replace laptops simply because there are devices like this: http://www.zagg.com/accessories/zaggmate-ipad-case
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Depends on the use, tablets and touchscreens have benefits, just as keyboards do as well. IMO a computer whose screen can lay flat over the keyboard and be used as a tablet would be ideal, so long as it was still affordable, and not very thick do to the keyboard. This way it was a tablet when you needed, and then back to a notebook when you needed to type stuff. It could also serve as a touchscreen when in the notebook form as well.
Look up the Asus memo pad(I think that's the name). It's a tablet with a thin slide out keyboard.
Edited by dreadlord369 - 2/1/11 at 9:49am
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