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Hey guys, so currently my girlfriend and i are looking for a tablet for general use and also so she could hook it up for presentations (power point using vga projector). We already have a netbook and are not really big fans of it the boot up time and a bit of lag wasn't good.

Currently there is no price range, currently im thinking of getting her a basic macbook air for ~$700 range since the instant on is pretty nice. Although she refuses to get an ipad (shes anti ipad but not macbook? weird..) so i guess something windows based or android?

thoughts, suggestions?

Thanks!
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The Asus transformer when it hits store shelves would be the only Android table that I would suggest, although Honeycomb has some work that needs to be done in order for everything to work properly. Macbook Air's are super nice, and they are even coming with updated SSD's that are even faster than the original ones they were including.
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The Asus transformer when it hits store shelves would be the only Android table that I would suggest, although Honeycomb has some work that needs to be done in order for everything to work properly. Macbook Air's are super nice, and they are even coming with updated SSD's that are even faster than the original ones they were including.
I might get flamed, but for basic presentations, I would just get the ipad.

Edit: Doesn't like ipad. I would just get a SSD for your netbook.
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+reps to you both
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The Asus transformer when it hits store shelves would be the only Android table that I would suggest, although Honeycomb has some work that needs to be done in order for everything to work properly. Macbook Air's are super nice, and they are even coming with updated SSD's that are even faster than the original ones they were including.
Hmmm ill look into the transformer, havent heard of it. just out of curiosity would i have to get an app for a android to do a powerpoint lets say? Also thoughts on something like a galaxy tab? anygood

aweee mann... faster ssd? currently i have a macbook air 13 inch for my classes and such =[ now a "new" one after i just got this *sigh*

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I might get flamed, but for basic presentations, I would just get the ipad.

Edit: Doesn't like ipad. I would just get a SSD for your netbook.
hmm at first i suggested an ipad, since you could use keynote on that. But she feels that apple is taking over the world and says no -__- other then a netbook, are there any other slim ultraportable laptops? i saw a Vaio x which seemed nice.. although $600-800 for an atom .. @_@.
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After a MacBook air there isn't really anything that isn't crazy expensive with decent specs and ultra thin. ASUS is making the transformer incase you're checking it out - looks awesome! And yeah you should be able to use the android store for finding some presentation software
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