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Are they serious? $829 for the high end model?!

You can get a really really good netbook for that price.
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Are they serious? $829 for the high end model?!

You can get a really really good netbook for that price.
One can argue that against the Xoom as well
    
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I'd replace my netbook with one of these if there was some way for Ethernet connectivity (e.g. via USB). I manage networks and upgrading router firmware or other administrative tasks, or general troubleshooting, is still Ethernet's domain. Airport Express isn't an option either, most our equipment requires wired connection for servicing.
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One can argue that against the Xoom as well
The Xoom gives you a free upgrade to LTE as well though.
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Are they serious? $829 for the high end model?!

You can get a really really good netbook for that price.
Don't know about everyone else but I'd much rather have a good tablet than a good netbook.
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great!
but the only thing that makes us not want it is LACK OF FLASH SUPPORT.
other than that, i'd get one doublequick!
lets see what Blackberry's Playboy and ASUS' Eee Slider/transformer has to offer and then i will decide.
    
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Don't know about everyone else but I'd much rather have a good tablet than a good netbook.
It's quite the opposite for me, a tablet is way too limited for me to appreciate it....especially for how much a netbook can do vs a tablet
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Don't know about everyone else but I'd much rather have a good tablet than a good netbook.
Meh. I spent $150 for a used like-new Acer AspireOne w/Windows XP--and it's probably one of the best computer purchases I've made. I constantly use it at work. Extremely fast and has a multitude of ports for peripherals. That's my beef with the iPad: lack of peripheral support. Granted my uses are specific to network administration and not what a normal consumer would use a tablet for. Maybe that's it though, netbooks still reign supreme for affordable business and industry computers, iPads are for the home. Android tablets are probably more open and I could get by with one for work, but for now I'm extremely content with netbooks. (I also prefer physical keyboards, and Windows is a plus for network administration)
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That's expensive. Other tablets get my .
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...um how about:
USB/lightpeak ports?
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