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Wannabe Geek


  Reply # 472819 23-May-2011 09:55
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Ugh, break a few smart phones over the holidays and you get 'the loaner'.  It's a nokia 6121 with a cracked screen and barely counts as a smart device...  Having a tablet fixes a few on the go problems and keeps the pregnant wife happy :P

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Wannabe Geek


  Reply # 472820 23-May-2011 10:02
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Have always been a fan of Android - to the dismay of all my iPhone/iPad toting family and friends!



 
 
 
 


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Ultimate Geek
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  Reply # 472825 23-May-2011 10:11
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My crappy old Asus Z92 Laptop. Keys falling off.

So over non touch-screen keyboards. That may however have something to do with the crumbs underneath Foot in mouth

We would love to have the Acer. It looks like an awesome device & much more suited to our needs.


my rig

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Master Geek


  Reply # 472828 23-May-2011 10:16
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I love Android!!  My my weeny x10 mini pro is just slightly too small for the jobs I'm throwing at it.  The Acer would be AWESOME

x10 Mini Pro 

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Wannabe Geek


Reply # 472830 23-May-2011 10:22
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Would love an Acer A500 tablet to develop and test future Kiwitax apps.

Thanks for letting me win in advance Wink

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Wannabe Geek


  Reply # 472833 23-May-2011 10:27
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Perfect as my fingers are too big and my eyes are too small for mobile devices

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Wannabe Geek


  Reply # 472835 23-May-2011 10:29
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The A500 would look so good in my hands

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Wannabe Geek


  Reply # 472837 23-May-2011 10:30

I want one! I don't have any tablet.  Or anything similar.  The only thing I have here is a mobile phone and a pc. 

 

adw

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Master Geek
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  Reply # 472838 23-May-2011 10:35
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I only have my vodafone phone - at least I can check emails but this little cute Acer would let me do so much more!

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Wannabe Geek


Reply # 472839 23-May-2011 10:37
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I have an old hand me down Sony Vaio for my portable computing needs. Much rage is caused by the faulty touch pad which only seems to go wonky when I need it the most.

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Wannabe Geek


  Reply # 472840 23-May-2011 10:40
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no more room for retro monitor stands!

My Rig

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Geek


  Reply # 472841 23-May-2011 10:41
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If I won this my son who is 4 and a half wouldn't havve to steal my iphone all the time!  That would rock... Also would be nice for watching movies on it!!

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Wannabe Geek


  Reply # 472842 23-May-2011 10:41
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I'd use it to create a simple open way of combining augmented reality, panoramic photos and 3D assets (via Unity) so people can create simple animated and immersive environments on their tablets. I'd start with a recreation of the pink and white terraces so when you are on the boat trip at Lake Rotomahana you could see something like this in full 360 degrees immersive glory (note: taken on my cheap android phone). Navigation in a panorama on a touchscreen poses some interesting challenges but can - I hope - be overcome..



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Ultimate Geek
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  Reply # 472843 23-May-2011 10:42
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A quandry - to take a photo of my Touch Pro2 I need to use my Touch Pro 2.

Anyhoozel, here is an artist's impression of my "rig":


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(_________)

Ahem. I'm here all day.




Your mother was a hamster and your father smelled of elderberries

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Master Geek


Reply # 472844 23-May-2011 10:44
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Reasons THIS geek girl NEEEEEDDDSSS a tablet:



  • Addicted to the need to be on the net ALL THE TIME!

  • Getting eyesight probs squinting at my wee little Android ph (Sony Xperia X10 MINI Pro)

  • Have NO laptop or Tablet....yet.....

  • It's my birthday this week and this would offset the depression about getting this old!


Check out the size of this weener......

MINI phone and mouse comparison...

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