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Wannabe Geek

  Reply # 472686 22-May-2011 22:58
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The Acer tablet would be a great replacement for my aging Dell netbook!

Dell Mini 9 netbook 

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Wannabe Geek

  Reply # 472688 22-May-2011 23:10
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I recently moved my desktop computer from the computer room into the lounge and set it up with a digital TV tuner card, so we can deal with the analog TV getting cut off.  Only problem is that now, instead of my wife using her computer in the computer room, now she's always on my computer in the lounge.

If we got the tablet, she could browse the net with the wireless and I'd get my computer back...


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Master Geek

  Reply # 472690 22-May-2011 23:31
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I have a gaming rig, graphics tablet, Nokia 1325 and PSP 1k :D The majority of the time my rig is under-utilized so an Acer tablet would be nice to cut back the desktop's uptime and use as a mobile device which I don't have currently (no phone, ipod or laptop).

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Wannabe Geek

  Reply # 472693 22-May-2011 23:45
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My current portable computing set-up consists of a four-year-old laptop with a faulty battery, meaning I can only take it off the power for about 15 minutes before it dies, and a three-year-old cellphone which does not cope particularly well with websites or general internet activity.

This, coupled with the fact that both my parents own iPads and flaunt them around me, means I am in dire need of a tablet. I have actually taken to holding up my laptop as a makeshift tablet when I'm reading online, but it doesn't quite cut it unfortunately.

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Wannabe Geek

  Reply # 472694 23-May-2011 00:06
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Would love the Acer Iconia - I had an iPad for a month or two at the start of the year, but then my business partner said he wanted it for "testing".  I haven't seen it since!

I found it very useful (briefly) for note-taking in meetings, as well as a great browsing device. An Android device with USB port would fit the bill nicely.

Given that I no longer have the iPad, I have uploaded a picture of my Lenovo ThinkPad T500 - my workhorse machine. 


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Master Geek

  Reply # 472698 23-May-2011 00:44
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I have nothing but i would love it to be able to read all my ebooks

Desktop: i7 920, GTX 275, asus P6T, antec 1200, 6gb ram, 1tb spinpoint f1, 1tb spinpoint f3, Logitech Z2300, Zero DAC, Shure SRH440
Laptop: Toshiba satellite, T5300, Go 7300
Home Theatre: 32" loewe CRT, Harmon kardon amp, dvd player, image 418 speakers, rega planar 25 turntable :)

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Master Geek
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  Reply # 472700 23-May-2011 04:31
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Wannabe Geek

  Reply # 472701 23-May-2011 05:28
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  Reply # 472702 23-May-2011 05:35
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I must admit we are a family of toys, laptop each, mobile phones everywhere. I decided to jump onboard the ipad bandwagon and got one for me. Unfortunately with 4 daughters this purchase was never going to be without drama.

One of these would hopefully ease the tension - for a little while.


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Master Geek


  Reply # 472706 23-May-2011 07:05
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Well an android tablet would round off my newly acquired Motorola Defy nicely and it would spare me the need to support apple...  And the Iconia looks pretty damn cool 

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Wannabe Geek

  Reply # 472707 23-May-2011 07:06
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Hi, I have an old Dell laptop with two dead batteries, so I can only use when plugged in to mains power.  Not really a portable!  A new tablet would be perfect for me.

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Master Geek
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  Reply # 472709 23-May-2011 07:19
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To win this would be very cool.

Been wanting to get a tablet for a while, not only for my own use at home, but also an educational tool for the kids.

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Master Geek

  Reply # 472710 23-May-2011 07:20
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me and my phone

It will be a great compliment to my android phone!

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Wannabe Geek

  Reply # 472711 23-May-2011 07:23
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I have a very old c'phone now and really must upgrade to a acer very soon...!

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Wannabe Geek

  Reply # 472712 23-May-2011 07:24
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I am hooked on portability now and although i have a smartphone i am hoping i can fast forward onto winning an Acer Iconia A500 tablet. it is awesome in the stores but alas i cannot afford one just yet.

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