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Tablet PC killer app

Forget all the fancy stuff, it's PowerPoint that will ride this baby to a sure success. All the millions of us hitting the road with presentations on our notebooks will gladly plunk down 300$ extra to be able to swivel that screen around and do on-stage annotations (think drawing circles and arrows) on those slides.

Just me (Sir to you)
Tuesday, November 05, 2002

pretty sure it is better than this one:-)

http://www.xentex.com

Prakash S
Tuesday, November 05, 2002

Well, it is, um, different....

Sherlock ;0)

sherlock_yoda
Wednesday, November 06, 2002

For me, the best advantage of tablet-style laptops is the ability to detach the screen, sit on the sofa and surf the web whilst watching telly.  Couch potato heaven :0)

All I need now is a waterproof version so I can view the web in the bath...

Sherlock

sherlock_yoda
Wednesday, November 06, 2002

Didn't Vadem come out with a tablet PC in the mid 90's?  It flopped because it cost too much.  Hopefully they don't fall into this trap again....

Tim
Wednesday, November 06, 2002

...and before them Compaq dabbled in tablet style machines using Pen Windows. I hope the new Tablet PC takes off, but I won't be buying one until they get smaller, lighter and run for longer on batteries.

I want to see Sony take one of their small sub-notebooks (from the SRX range), remove the keyboard and it into a Tablet PC. That I would buy.

Andy Norman
Friday, November 08, 2002

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