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I'm dying for this. My only worry is finding software on it to compete with Windows native programs. Would only use it for jotting down notes in class really, all the rest of its use would be bed browsing and watching media. It is a shame the dock doesn't have a spot for a 2.5in. SATA drive, would be pretty sweet. Also, since there isn't really any proper drivers for it in Android I imagine.. I guess a mouse would be out of the question :x
A Nexus One and EVO 4G can accept USB devices through a USB Host hack. If a phone could do it, I don't see why a tablet can't. Developers could do it.
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Hope they hack Ubuntu on here soon
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Hope they hack Ubuntu on here soon
Honestly, I'm not sure what OS I would rather for obviously trying to 'replace' Windows. I mean for most users that will be the hurdle of using this device, how can you best do what you can normally do [on Windows]? And generally it is not going to replicate your Windows experience very well at all, or maybe we'll be surprised and it will blow Windows away.
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post #64 of 94
So the question is.. Are you all excited? I know I am.

Truth be told I hope none of you guys buy one -___-" SO WANT ON RELEASE DAY . I'm so jittery. More chance for me to get one
     
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post #65 of 94
I don't know if I should get this, wait for the Amazon tablet, get an iPad (since it has Capture Pilot) or wait for whatever hit's in 2012.
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Would love to have one of these... Or get an iPhone to replace my hunk-of-junk phone.
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Honestly, I'm not sure what OS I would rather for obviously trying to 'replace' Windows. I mean for most users that will be the hurdle of using this device, how can you best do what you can normally do [on Windows]? And generally it is not going to replicate your Windows experience very well at all, or maybe we'll be surprised and it will blow Windows away.
For most people, I think android will be fine. I'd like to see some Ubuntu love though so I can get rid of my laptop and use this all day
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post #68 of 94
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I'm dying for this. My only worry is finding software on it to compete with Windows native programs. Would only use it for jotting down notes in class really, all the rest of its use would be bed browsing and watching media. It is a shame the dock doesn't have a spot for a 2.5in. SATA drive, would be pretty sweet. Also, since there isn't really any proper drivers for it in Android I imagine.. I guess a mouse would be out of the question :x
But you have a micro SD slot on the tablet AND an SD slot on the dock. Plus several USB slots on both... you could plug an external USB drive if you really need extra storage.

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I don't really see the point of tablets. I'd rather have a 11.6" Acer laptop with a 2.4ghz i3, 4GB of ram and a 500gb hdd for $499 than waste money on a tablet.

Are tablets replacing netbooks or....?
REALLY? What model is that? I'd love some proof.. my family might get one if it's true!

2.4 Ghz? Deym.. all those for 499?

This is the only thing I saw near that (yet)..


and that's just 1.3 Ghz
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Someone decide for me (check other post).
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