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  Reply # 470767 18-May-2011 20:52
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.......sure its an Apple laptop, a pretty cool one at that.
Although the extra screen space that the Acer has would be nice

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  Reply # 470768 18-May-2011 21:01
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Would love to post photo of my rig (HTC Desire) but it's broken :( What better to console a broken heart than an even bigger toy :)




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  Reply # 470774 18-May-2011 21:11
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I have a netbook now, which my wife is always on. I need the Acer tab so I can actually use the internet in my own home!

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  Reply # 470789 18-May-2011 21:21
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SaltyNZ: Galblack bears an uncanny resemblance to Tina Fey...


Actually, I've been told I look like Sarah Palin! 

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  Reply # 470810 18-May-2011 22:01
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Would love to win one and not have to share it with my bossy teenages..SmileThen i can play baby bash xx

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  Reply # 470814 18-May-2011 22:03
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While I have some iDevices, I have two reasons why I would love the Iconia A500.

1. Wife is going to Asia soon, an Iconia would be just right for her.

2. I am keen to become Android literate!

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Reply # 470817 18-May-2011 22:11
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I obviously need this the most so i can convince my iphone/ipad adoring mates that android beats apple hands down!

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  Reply # 470826 18-May-2011 22:18
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it would help a child relative in their learning - it would mean the world to him




Swype on iOS is detrimental to accurate typing. Apologies in advance.


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  Reply # 470828 18-May-2011 22:23
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This is my Gingerbread tablet.

I'll be honest, the battery life has exceeded my expectations, but it has let me down in a few key areas...
I might sound like I am being pedantic, but it's screen uniformity isn't great, the touchscreen is unresponsive and the wifi doesn't want to connect to my network.

Google did mention that Gingerbread wasn't built for tablets so I guess thats a good reason why I'd very much like some of that (delicious) Honeycomb goodness.

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  Reply # 470835 18-May-2011 22:33
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I need one because I have no tablet, or at least my current tablet only has a 4.3inch screen, so its not quite the ideal design for a tablet:



I already have this real sweet PS3 styled bluetooth gamepad to use with it though, so really if I win, everyone wins, because the inevitable geek youtube vid demonstrating emulators will be awesome!





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  Reply # 470840 18-May-2011 22:39

...because my Nexus S gets a bit lonely on cold winter nights...

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  Reply # 470876 18-May-2011 23:31
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Would love a tablet to replace our front counter computer as it is only used to access our website.




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  Reply # 470881 18-May-2011 23:48
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This is my current rig, not very portable, would love a tablet to be able to surf the net and stream media to where ever in the house, would be great :)

 

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  Reply # 470883 19-May-2011 00:03
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  1. Brought the first Android I ever saw (LG GT540 over a year ago) now LOVE Android, I now need all the honey comb goodness I can get... (Plus my screen is scratched up something wicked)

  2. I have to work with a room full of iOS fanboys whom I'm working hard to convert.

  3. Where I work I have to sell iPads and A500's - its not fair to be teased...

  4. More generic answers that you prob wont read

  5. The only thing lamer than an iPhone is the iPad.

  6. Lost my camera so I can't upload pic... A500 has 2 cameras... Just saying


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  Reply # 470884 19-May-2011 00:05
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I'd love the Acer Iconia for taking notes at uni, much easier than lugging a laptop up the hill to uni, and when I get bored I can just switch over to angry birds! Would also compliment my current X5 very well. Ohhh And i'm a poor student :D

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