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  Reply # 605937 6-Apr-2012 01:43 Send private message

Good spotting, thanks!

How much different is the TF101 dock from the Prime dock?

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  Reply # 605938 6-Apr-2012 01:49 Send private message

Don't think there is much difference there Scott!!




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  Reply # 605940 6-Apr-2012 06:09 Send private message

Scott, I have TF101 keyboard you can borrow if you want to try one out when you get the rest of bits.



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  Reply # 605981 6-Apr-2012 08:54 Send private message

Thanks but I will buy the whole set as one. I'm just curious if there is any difference in the docks other than colour.



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  Reply # 609786 16-Apr-2012 05:09 Send private message

After all these years pining for a Padfone type device, I have changed my mind.

The Samsung Galaxy Note is going to be my introduction to Android. I have decided that I want the biggest screen/resolution possible that will fit in my pocket.

T minus 2.5 weeks until I purchase one in Australia.

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  Reply # 609822 16-Apr-2012 09:06 Send private message

scottjpalmer: After all these years pining for a Padfone type device, I have changed my mind.

The Samsung Galaxy Note is going to be my introduction to Android. I have decided that I want the biggest screen/resolution possible that will fit in my pocket.

T minus 2.5 weeks until I purchase one in Australia.


Maybe an HTC One X instead of the Note? Slightly more pocket-able, higher resolution, similar price (except in 20% off sales). Smaller screen tho'. But it does kind of move away from the 'one device to replace (sic) them all' ethos that generated the Padfone in the first place. Data entry sans a physical keyboard is still going to be more difficult, and so content creation is always going to be easier on a device like the Transformer I am typing this on. To me though, carrying the Padfone in my pocket and the tablet/screen & keyboard/dock in my briefcase really isn't any different to the DesireHD in my pocket and TF & keyboard in my briefcase. The biggest upside of the Padfone is that it is always synched because it is only one device. The downside is how do you answer a call when the kids are playing angry birds on it in the other room?




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  Reply # 609835 16-Apr-2012 09:31 Send private message

Can you still get it and give it to me....? ;P

I think its a winner.

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  Reply # 610182 16-Apr-2012 19:06 Send private message

Get the One X for your phone and buy Pad + keyboard thingy for your puter i reckon..

I want a Pad the keyboard, just not sure which one it should be...suspect it ain't out yet..must have 3G 

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  Reply # 610209 16-Apr-2012 20:18 Send private message

scottjpalmer: After all these years pining for a Padfone type device, I have changed my mind.

The Samsung Galaxy Note is going to be my introduction to Android. I have decided that I want the biggest screen/resolution possible that will fit in my pocket.

T minus 2.5 weeks until I purchase one in Australia.


Scott, are you still going to get a "computer type" device to replace the macbook Air or is it going to be the Galaxy Note, a bluetooth keyboard and an HDMI cable?

Stink. I was looking forward to the padfone review... ;-)

Cheers, Matt.




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  Reply # 610235 16-Apr-2012 21:24 Send private message

At this stage the Note will be it, as you have seen I do change my mind :-)

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  Reply # 610236 16-Apr-2012 21:25 Send private message

Just get an iPad Nano




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  Reply # 610238 16-Apr-2012 21:31 Send private message

ajobbins: Just get an iPad Nano


Agreed.. 



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  Reply # 610239 16-Apr-2012 21:33 Send private message

ajobbins: Just get an iPad Nano


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  Reply # 610260 16-Apr-2012 22:12 Send private message

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scottjpalmer: After all these years pining for a Padfone type device, I have changed my mind.

The Samsung Galaxy Note is going to be my introduction to Android. I have decided that I want the biggest screen/resolution possible that will fit in my pocket.

T minus 2.5 weeks until I purchase one in Australia.


Maybe an HTC One X instead of the Note? Slightly more pocket-able, higher resolution


Lower resolution than the Note in fact. The Note's is 1280x800, rather than the One X's 1280x720. If you're looking for maximum utility then the Note is the clear choice over the One X (providing you can handle the size that is, which is not a small caveat of course). Larger screen, replaceable battery, USB OTG, expandable memory, likely better bluetooth stack for things that are non-audio related based on history of both companies devices.




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