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Tablets are all the rage, so which one are you looking forward to purchasing

Which recently released tablet is on your buying list?
  • Apple iPad 2 (1,258 votes)
  • Motorola Xoom (337 votes)
  • ASUS Eee Pad Transformer (949 votes)
  • LG G-Slate (64 votes)
  • RIM BlackBerry PlayBook (215 votes)
  • I'm still waiting for new offerings from Samsung, Sony, etc. (956 votes)
  • I have absolutely no interest in tablets (2,341 votes)

  • 6,120 total votes

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a hybrid - transformer
By jconan on 5/4/2011 10:04:55 PM , Rating: 2
The ASUS transformer is interesting in the fact that it's a pure tablet and also a laptop when you need it. However, it's still limited like storage capacity, 64gb is not enough when you're doing movie editing and graphics design. Then again there isn't a full fledged photoshop program or gimp created specifically for the tablet unless it's a full blown tablet/computer like the EP121. A blade SSD or 1.8" drive option will definitely help, as well as allowing other input devices like an active digitizer. More importantly it still needs a faster processor, the processing power is like an early 90s Pentium 166 not and doesn't even come close to core 2 duo or quad core in terms of MIPS. Then again it's a trade-off between power and number crunching.

Well hopefully Lenovo's tablet will deliver on some of the missing features. But still in no way is far from perfect, tablets still leave a features out like connectivity with ancient devices that people want to tinker with but at least some tablets have a full blown usb port.

“So far we have not seen a single Android device that does not infringe on our patents." -- Microsoft General Counsel Brad Smith

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