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Tablet PC

Discussion in 'Tech Talk' started by EvilGenius, Sep 1, 2004.

  1. EvilGenius

    EvilGenius

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    Hey folks,

    Was doing my research on my next notebook when I ran across PC Tablets. In particular, I'm looking at a Toshiba M-205 Click Here

    Does anyone have any experience with something like this? After what I've read, I can't see not going with this!!
     
  2. Alexit

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    Try one first. The handwriting recognition needs some work, unless you have a perfect script (it doesn't "learn" block printing so it screws that up worse.) The Toshiba is also like 2" thick, try writing on a piece of paper taped to a 2" 3-ring binder sometime. Especially when you place it on a conference table, its not easy.

    The "pure" tablets feel better writing on them, but cost $1000 more and are wimpy in the processor. We were going to change all the executives at one company to tablets and when we got to play with them they were cool, but not $1000 cool. We went with Dell 300m superlights instead.
     

  3. 1911lover

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    Whats so great about tablet p.c.'s?
     
  4. David_G17

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    they're expensive. what other reason would you need?

    in all seriousness, they're practical in environments like labs where people need to be able to move around and take notes / look up information in the middle of experiments.