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  1. Likeicare

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    So, sitting here on my much loved new Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1... (I got the wifi only one because im cheap) I started pondering....did I make the right choice? Could I have spent that $500AUD on something better?
     
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    Yes, tables are waste of money.
     
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    Tablets aren't worth shit. For the same price you get a more efficient netbook, and having a keyboard is way fucking better.

    Much like wiggers, tablets are the fitlhy mix of two things tht don't go well together, smartphones and computers.
     
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    But you can easily get cases with inbuilt usb keyboards
     
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    Yup, but then half of the price was for the touchscreen, that you don't even use anymore. And all the environment was still developed for the touchscreen, which means that for instance if you download a particular app, a game or whatever you may not have full compatibility.
     
  6. Likeicare

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    but notebooks aren't cool
     
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    And tables are for fag.
     
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    In which case you'd just use the touch screen for that particular app.

    Really most people use tablets just for Internet browsing and games. The games are generally geared towards the touch screen, so that's not really an issue usability wise. Browsing, I'd imagine, could be a bit of a bitch, touch screen or keyboard. I don't know if there'd be anything preventing you from installing Vimperator on a tablet version of Firefox and surfing the web like that, which for me would be perfectly fine, although I'd understand other people not preferring to do that.

    I don't see the appeal of the touch screen itself, though. It's neat, but not really worth the money. Like you said, a notebook for the same price would be a better buy.
     
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    I watch a lot of movies and stuff like that on it too, trust me, its a lot easier than holding a notebook
     
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    And books are for reading too.
     
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    My girlfriend purchased a nook tablet awhile back because she's an impulsive woman and also dumb. She eventually purchased a touchscreen notebook and never used her tablet again.

    Since she wasn't using her nook anymore I decided to root it so I could put a bunch of emulators on it and now I use it all the time as a mobile retro-gaming device.
     
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    Netbooks also weigh a lot more and get owned by arm devices in graphics performance and battery life.
     
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    Uh, the reason for the shorter battery life is because they're a lot more powerful ... which you can optimize in every existing OS. Reducing your CPU usage and disabling the GPU can make my laptops run for hours while being still pretty much more powerful than any existing tablet, I can still play shit on my IGP
     
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    ... Atom powerful lol most i3/i5 laptops top out at 3-4 hours in power saver that's not taking into account the weight increase.
     
  17. Likeicare

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    I left at roughly 7:30pm with my tablet at 72% battery, its now 2:30am with 11%, playing music off it for most of that time + assorted games, I doubt your notebook could come close to that
     
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    I don't like new technology, so I'm biased in this case.
     
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    If your tablet is good then why you don't like it? only because is not the newest?
     
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    Why I always forget that t?
     
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    Have some fucking tablets and shut up already!
     
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    So you just write it as "and A" then?
     
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  26. Likeicare

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    Not at all, I love it, I was just asking peoples opinions
     
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    If you like it keep it, thinking "what if" is silly.