11th September 2003, 09:28 AM
Tablet PC and Subnotebook users
Does anyone own a tablet PC? If yes, how satisfied are you with it and do you see any cons of your tablet PC? (Beside the price, of course)
I am currently using a "conventional" notebook with a big screen but unfortunately it weighs a ton. A big screen is nice to have if you have to work all day on the desk with it but I am a lazy person and like to work in bed. Bringing a notebook that weighs a ton to bed turns me off. Beside its weight and size, the heat generated by it is also annoying. Now I am beginning to have a "vision" of owning either a tablet PC or a slim sexy good looking notebook to accompany me in bed. I am thinking of those Japanese made notebooks like Toshiba, Fujitsu... etc
If you have any suggestion or experiences, please share with me...
11th September 2003, 09:40 AM
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11th September 2003, 11:55 AM
I agreed Sony LCD display shine above the rest but get faulty easily.
Originally Posted by Knighthunter
11th September 2003, 12:02 PM
Me using the HP TC1000 tablet... just love it..
Battery live is great.. detach the tablet from the keyboard and can work on bed using the stylus
11th September 2003, 01:44 PM
11th September 2003, 02:41 PM
Take the plunge... get a powerbook!
11th September 2003, 10:05 PM
Hi guys, thanks for sharing the information.
I think price, portability and durability should be the prime focuses for lazy persons like me. Speed and screen quality would have to take the back seat.
The Fujitsu P and B series that Wai got look great but I see they don't have the touch pad and controlling the cursor using a tiny rubber piece that sticks out from the middle of the keyboard doesn't sound good.
Ah... yes, now I remember seeing Willy using a tablet PC during the Clubsnap anniversary dinner. It's indeed pretty cool.
Ok guys, let me take the next step: buy 4D tomorrow. No, it's not a new Canon DSLR. I am talking about the Singapore Pool's 4D, yes, that one!
No, thanks. I am not prepared to make this quantum leap.
Originally Posted by cafe vienna
12th September 2003, 09:51 AM
I am using the IBM Thinkpad 'X' series, which is the below 2kg ultra portable category.
It is light and easy to lug around but the fact that both it's FDD and CDROM are external on the docking bay, sometimes makes it very frustrating when you want to access a CD but did not bring the docking station.
If you bring the docking station, then it is as heavy as a typical 2.7-3kg laptop which defeats the purpose of getting an ultra portable in the first place.
Most of the ultra portables I find have the FDD and CDROM external.
Battery life is good. Typically abt 3 hours with power saving on.
It comes with a CF slot to read CFs and Micro drives. so you can get a 1GB CF/MD to backup your important files.
I really liked the Toshiba's Protege series but they are VERY EXPENSIVE.