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Wannabe Geek


  Reply # 472243 22-May-2011 11:57
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My grandmother has a ipad I want to show her something better



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Wannabe Geek


  Reply # 472244 22-May-2011 11:58

I have a desktop running an Intel E7300 CPU on an Asus P5QL-E motherboard; MSI N275GTX graphics card; WD Black Caviar 500GB hard drive and two assorted 200GB hard drive as backups; and an Antec 600 PSU . For mobile use, I have a Sony Xperia X10a. No laptop.

The Sony is impressive with its 4+ inch screen, but its nothing compared to 10 inches of legible goodness that comes with a tablet. Also Sony's checkered history with Android means that Im having to sort through the Android forums online to make sure Im updated with the latest mobile OS; rather than rely on Sony's online updates.

Ive not been keen on lugging a laptop in the past after watching people at work lumbered with them on the move. The Acer bridges the gap nicely between full functionality of a laptop and portability with my Sony.

 
 
 
 


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Wannabe Geek


  Reply # 472245 22-May-2011 11:59
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Struggling to justify why I need it exactly...work laptop, MacBook, iPhone.

But if i was to win it, i wouldn't have to explain the benefits to other half. Therefore I really need it.

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  Reply # 472246 22-May-2011 11:59
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The Acer Iconia would great for reading, email, and keeping an eye on internet auctions, and of course Geekzone !!

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  Reply # 472247 22-May-2011 12:00
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I'd like one! Because all I have is this pencil!


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Geek


Reply # 472248 22-May-2011 12:01
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I'm still using my trusty old HTC Magic from '09 as my mobile computing solution. I love it, but in all honesty its a pretty terrible experience. Screens far too small, battery only lasts about 7hrs now, and its so soo slowww (Same internals as the G1). 



Anyway, I could find a great use for a tablet :D 
 
 

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Geek


  Reply # 472249 22-May-2011 12:01
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I don't have one, been looking.

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Geek


  Reply # 472250 22-May-2011 12:01
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I've had an idea for a healthcare app (details strictly secret as I don't want y'all poaching my idea) which would be designed for a tablet.

I'm a student, so going out and just buying a tablet isn't financially feasible. I've got an emulator on my laptop, but I really need some hardware to get this project moving.
 

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  Reply # 472251 22-May-2011 12:02
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i'm stuck surfing the web on my works iphone 4. I love android and have a htc wildfire - but the screen is too small to be able to browse properly. A tablet would rock! More android and more resolution. :) 

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Reply # 472253 22-May-2011 12:03
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I need a tablet to take up the mount, otherwise I risk ticking off the burning bush ... don't let that happen.

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  Reply # 472254 22-May-2011 12:03
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This compaq has had the battery die on it and although it is ok for text it really is a bit small for taking notes and is impossible to use on the internet - especially as it is a mono screen.  The acer looks to be really impressive and a very useful tool...

https://cdn.geekzone.co.nz/imagessubs/blog74da2af6433e24be560a806c0d1ac15b.jpg

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  Reply # 472255 22-May-2011 12:04
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One of these new fangled tablet things would make life a lot easier Laughing


My current rig

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  Reply # 472257 22-May-2011 12:06
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Oh, I *want* one.  I *need* one.  I gotta have it!  Pick me please!

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  Reply # 472259 22-May-2011 12:09
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I currently have a Motorola Atrix, but would love this tablet

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  Reply # 472260 22-May-2011 12:11
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I'd like a tablet because I want to check out the new MediaPortal remote stuff such as AndRemote. That would be sweet... and Pulse Reader would be nicer on a big screen.

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