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Tablet PC's.

Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by defyoner, Mar 5, 2005.

  1. defyoner

    defyoner Elite Member

    Joined: Jul 20, 2000 Messages: 4,873 Likes Received: 3
    so im gonna pick up a Toshiba m205-s810 tablet pc tommorow. i need a laptop for school. and im getting a killer ass deal on this joint. so im buying it. if i dont like it. ill return it. or sell it. because im getting it for $1000 and it retails at like $1800+ so i win. go circuit city.

    if you have one or played with one. lemme know your oppinions.

    word.\m/
     
  2. sans sheriff

    sans sheriff Senior Member

    Joined: Feb 20, 2003 Messages: 1,269 Likes Received: 42
    I love these things.
    I've played around with the Toshiba at Best Buy, but it wasn't plugged in and it was locked down.

    Still, I love the idea of a rotateable laptop.
    It looks ideal if you're into graphic design or writing of any form.

    I really want to pick one up, but I'm -$.
    Def1, let me know how it handles once you get it.




    me good spell
     
  3. defyoner

    defyoner Elite Member

    Joined: Jul 20, 2000 Messages: 4,873 Likes Received: 3
    ok i will. yea im getting the same toshiba that you were probably looking at. im excited. i go to school fopr computer graphics. and i hate taking notes on paper. so this will be amazing for class.

    ill keep you posted.

    aim: dephyone
     
  4. sans sheriff

    sans sheriff Senior Member

    Joined: Feb 20, 2003 Messages: 1,269 Likes Received: 42

    up.. it's -Rage- here.
    I'll be online later in the week, so you can IM me then. Crazy busy at work lately.
    Maybe I'll make enough $ this month to buy the laptop..
    if it meets your standards.

    Rock.
     
  5. defyoner

    defyoner Elite Member

    Joined: Jul 20, 2000 Messages: 4,873 Likes Received: 3

    up.. it's -Rage- here.
    I'll be online later in the week, so you can IM me then. Crazy busy at work lately.
    Maybe I'll make enough $ this month to buy the laptop..
    if it meets your standards.

    Rock.
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    ive been playing with it non stop lately.. its not a slow machine.. the main complaints are that the dvd/cd-rw drive is an external. but now a days everything is downloaded. and what not. i figure transfer my itunes list to that thing. and photoshop, flash, illustrator and what not.. and ill be set. and with the drive being external you save a few pounds and thickness of the laptop itself. making the thing...
    1.4" thick, weighing in at 4 pounds. with a batery life of 4.5 hours or something around there. i know its above 4.3 hours.
     
  6. defyoner

    defyoner Elite Member

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  7. Weapon X

    Weapon X 12oz Loyalist

    Joined: Sep 6, 2002 Messages: 14,905 Likes Received: 202
    I can't wait 'til the future when there will be little internet tablets on the table that the family can share and such. Like the cordless phones.
     
  8. GREENOJOS

    GREENOJOS Member

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    looks interesting, i dont know about the swivel screen though, seems to me like that would be easily broken. other than that, the lightness and thinness of it is pretty remarkable.
     
  9. defyoner

    defyoner Elite Member

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    thats where the 4 year protection plan comes in. woot.
     
  10. MuthaMolesta

    MuthaMolesta Member

    Joined: Jan 9, 2004 Messages: 737 Likes Received: 0
    I was thinking about getting one of those as I am a digital painter and use wacom tablets alll the time my commercial work and fine art.

    My main concern is:

    How many levels of sensitivity do those tablet PCs have? I have two Intuous 2 Wacom Tablets and both are 1024 levels of pressure and sensitivity. Do those Tablet PCs have the same or is it higher/lower? I would imagine it would be lower but how low? I'm curious? I'm hoping they have at least 512 levels of sensitivity.
     
  11. defyoner

    defyoner Elite Member

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    its either 512 or 768. i cant remember.

    **edit: ill let you know tommorow**
     
  12. defyoner

    defyoner Elite Member

    Joined: Jul 20, 2000 Messages: 4,873 Likes Received: 3
    out of the box. and running. its nice.. so far im really impressed. well worth the money i dropped on it. well i got a killer deal so... yea. but still its alot of fun.

    i havent noticed any slowness. applications are opening quickly. the pen/screen interaction is smooth.. even in MS Paint. ill keep you all updated.
     
  13. Telo

    Telo Elite Member

    Joined: Jun 3, 2003 Messages: 4,162 Likes Received: 37
    wow.. rotating screen... excellent..
     
  14. defyoner

    defyoner Elite Member

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    and i just found out that the external drive that came with it sells for 200-300 on ebay. hahahaha. score.
     
  15. swif1

    swif1 Veteran Member

    Joined: Dec 13, 2001 Messages: 7,067 Likes Received: 28
    Does the warranty cover normal wear and tear for the swivel? a co-worker in the IQ crew said the warranty doesn't cover the keyboard thing
     
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