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Wannabe Geek

Reply # 473042 23-May-2011 15:50
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I have a Dell laptop that just decided that it didn't want to charge up anymore getting a tablet would be great.

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Wannabe Geek

Reply # 473043 23-May-2011 15:50
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Man my "rig" is so old i have to wind it up... so I *need* a new one!
My Rig

Note: this isn't *exactly* my rig but closest I could find :) 


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  Reply # 473044 23-May-2011 15:51
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I am useless at teckie things but love to have a go this Acer Iconia A500 would be just what I need

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Wannabe Geek

  Reply # 473058 23-May-2011 16:19
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I do not understand SMS abbreviations so am unable to use them.
Having been invited to enter, the idea of the Acer A500 appeals to me, my own installation is so
lacking in technology that such a machine would be a fantastic boost.
I am a writer and any gear to assist me will be most welcome.


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Ultimate Geek
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  Reply # 473060 23-May-2011 16:21
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neb: This is my existing tablet:


(There are a lot of chemicals in the water where I live).

Some people have complained that what I posted was a picture of my cat.  Rubbish!  This:

My cat

is my cat.

(Incidentally, if I do win the tablet then another thing I plan to do with it is use the Arduino water sensor I have to try and analyse what they put in the water around here).

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Master Geek
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  Reply # 473083 23-May-2011 17:09
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This would replace my mrs. too heavy to move Notebrick with it's around 1 1/2 mins of battery from a full charge.

Judy PC

I'm sure she'd send a cake in gratitude!

Perhaps this tablet would redeem the Acer brand to us after our last Acer Notebook recurrently killed itself.
After seven(yes 7) returns we finally gave up on our 8102 wlmi and mrs ended up with the secondhand old asus pictured above. BTW the asus fusion sticker(off my notebook) is a parody here.

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Wannabe Geek

  Reply # 473087 23-May-2011 17:27
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My tablet is getting very old and somewhat heavy. Someone has also written on it. Looking at item 8 I guess it wasn't made by Steve Jobs though!

I can't afford an iPad.....

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Master Geek

  Reply # 473102 23-May-2011 17:58

Clearly this would be hellishly useful for a couch kumara like myself and much easier to use than a laptop, so I want one!!!!!!!!!!Cool

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Master Geek

  Reply # 473107 23-May-2011 18:09
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An upgrade for my current 'tablet' would be great thanks!
current tablet

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Wannabe Geek

  Reply # 473110 23-May-2011 18:17
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would be stoked to win this, love my gadgets. heres my current wanna be Andriod tablets. Nokia N900 currently dual booting Nitroid Andriod Gingerbread & Maemo and my Acer lappy. Funnily I was suggesting to my boss today we should buy a tablet for work as a presentation device when im on the road selling ski/snowboard clothing & skis it would certainly save me carrying around so many paper catalogs and bring an interactive experience to a sell in.

acer and nokia n900

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Ultimate Geek
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  Reply # 473113 23-May-2011 18:20
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I love my iPod touch, but that Tablet looks amazing.

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  Reply # 473114 23-May-2011 18:21
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I currently dont have a tablet and would like to get one as i would be very hand and it would save me a lot of time. Please PICK ME:)

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Master Geek
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  Reply # 473118 23-May-2011 18:41
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My Vodafone 845 with its puny 240 x 320 pixels makes it near impossible for me to read the geekzone while on the go.  
Vodafone 845
A Honeycomb device would be sweet and prevent early-onset squinty eye.

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Master Geek
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  Reply # 473119 23-May-2011 18:46
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I have garmin asus, I love apps, ive got about 40 on my phone and I need somewhere else to put them when my phone is full, fitness apps, astronomy apps, navigation apps, remote control apps, electronics apps,  my best friends call me apps (my best friends being some of the apps I have)

I wan't this new toy! gimme gimme gimme  

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  Reply # 473120 23-May-2011 18:50
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My current rig is below. A tablet would be ideal for me because I am a uni student, musician, filmmaker and geek, so technology plays an important part in my life and to have such a rig would enhance my ability to perform all of the above as efficiently as I can. Not to mention it would be absolutely mean to win. Lol

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