Hardware Asus Eee Pads and Slates First Look

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  1. Claave

    Claave You Rebel scum

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  2. Nutyy

    Nutyy Widden Palettes

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    That whole bunch of text is displayed as a link to the second page. Maybe it should be corrected?:D

    Just had to nitpick there.
     
  3. eddtox

    eddtox Homo Interneticus

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    Massively disappointed about the EP121! The two things that interested me about it were the dock which converted it into a full-fledged laptop and the 8-hour battery life, and it seems they've axed both. It is now just another overpriced slate which will spend most of its time plugged in.

    MASSIVE FAIL!
     
  4. mi1ez

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    These all look like vast improvements over any other slate I know of!
     
  5. DbD

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    Slider looks good - both for the ability to sit at an angle and for the keyboard.
     
  6. [-Stash-]

    [-Stash-] New Member

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    I'm really impressed with these. Looks like this is the year I finally ditch the desktop and go with *something* portable. It'll probably be a laptop, but these will really need a good look first. Also, I lied about ditching the desktop, I'll just be adding to it =D
     
  7. jrs77

    jrs77 theorycrafting

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    And now anyone should come again and say that the iPad is way to expensive.... :hehe:
     
  8. M7ck

    M7ck Ⓜod Ⓜaster

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    The EP121 looks really good but I will reserve judgement until
    a) You can actually buy one
    b) A full review is done
     
  9. Krayzie_B.o.n.e.

    Krayzie_B.o.n.e. New Member

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    I agree, I'm totally upset about the horrible changes made since computex. They also had extra storage in the dock as well. It's like no one wants to make a proper slate that would be really useful.
     
  10. uz1_l0v3r

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    The slider keyboard looks like a ZX Spectrum.
     
  11. jrs77

    jrs77 theorycrafting

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  12. HandMadeAndroid

    HandMadeAndroid That's handy.

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    lolz it's an APad
     
  13. eddtox

    eddtox Homo Interneticus

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    Not even. It's rumoured that it will only have about 3-4h battery life :(
     
  14. kenco_uk

    kenco_uk I unsuccessfully then tried again

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    Asus EEE PC's - good, honest PC's from that place next t'bakery on t'hill.
     
  15. frontline

    frontline Punish Your Machine

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    hehe, must be made in God's Own County :)

    Bored of old tech now though, bring on the Sandy Bridge and E350 powered products!
     
  16. Nexxo

    Nexxo Bargaining chip

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    Call me underwhelmed. Again we see Asus show off the same old non-functional mock-ups it did last year. Shades of the HP Slate, anyone? I thought that over the last 9 months or so they would have been able to produce one working prototype.

    Blackberry has, and Motorola has been showing off an extremely slick 7" tablet with Android 3.0 on it, and it kicks ass. Apple needs to worry about competition from that corner, but not Asus. Another underjuiced bloated Windows tablet. Déjà Fail.

    One thing though: none of these tablets will underprice the iPad.
     
  17. Snips

    Snips I can do dat, giz a job

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    lol, fanboi alert hey Nexxo "Another underjuiced bloated Windows tablet. Déjà Fail."
     
  18. dudwasup

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    i actualy hope this is an ipad killer it looks pretty cool.
     
  19. Nexxo

    Nexxo Bargaining chip

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    Yeah, because we all know the HP Slate, Microsoft Courier and the Windows-based tablets of 2003 did so well...
     
  20. Snips

    Snips I can do dat, giz a job

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    My TC1000 worked pretty well until it was stolen. But hey (I was only trying to be lighthearted)
     
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