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Re: GIT Makes Linux Tablets

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____/ Sinister Midget on Friday 16 Sep 2011 00:32 : \____

> On 2011-09-14, Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> claimed:
>> GIT Unveils Moderately Priced Honeycomb Tablet
>> ,----[ Quote ]
>>| GIT Media Group, Inc., has pulled the covers off their latest creation: the
>>| GIT Surge. It's an Android tablet that's packing Honeycomb, along with some
>>| other impressive specs.
>> `----
>> http://www.androidguys.com/2011/09/13/git-unveils-moderately-priced-honeycomb-tablet/
>    10.1-inch, 1080 x 768 display
> Too large for my tastes.
> The site actually says it's 1280 x 768. Still, a 10" screen is larger
> than I'd want to lug around in a tablet.
>    250GB HDD
> What? Now it's too fragile. And it needs too much energy, and it's too
> heavy.
> It would have to be user-accessible to suit me so I could replace that
> thing with a decent SSD.
>    GPS
> I don't see how that would be much use without 3G/4G available. It has
> wifi, but wifi isn't always available and/or open. You might be able to
> bluetooth it to your phone. But chances are the phone would have its
> own GPS capability.
> I'll stick with 7" models because they're my idea of the perfect size.
> If they made one like that in my perfect size, _AND_ I could swap out
> the hard drive, I'd consider it. But I'm sure those are good specs for
> somebody or they wouldn't make them.

This seems like a special tablet for a certain market. Frankly, those small screen tablets
with lack of storage capacity seem pretty useless to me. They seem like

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