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Re: Tablet for People Who Type Properly Runs Linux

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____/ TomB on Thursday 22 Sep 2011 14:51 : \____

> On 2011-09-22, the following emerged from the brain of -hh:
>> Roy Schestowitz <newsgro...@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>>
>>> Asus Slider tablet ships, combining Android 3.2 with slide-out
>>> keyboard
>>
>> Another interesting product.
>>
>> Of course, another solution to the same basic problem would be to
>> just pair a bluetooth wireless keyboard, assuming of course that the
>> tablet supports bluetooth.
>>
>> Sure, there would be some trade-offs, but also flexibility.  For
>> example, one would be able to entirely leave the keyboard behind for
>> when "as light as possible" travel is desired.  Similarly, if one
>> discovers that one's use case doesn't really merit a proper keyboard
>> for touch-typing, it can also be left behind.  On the other hand,
>> since Bluetooth is a wireless signal, it shouldn't be enabled during
>> a conventional commercial airline flight...although there's some
>> news that that's changing in the newest generation of commercial
>> aircraft.
> 
> The good news is that Asus decided to support both use cases:
> 
> * The Transformer, featuring a keyboard dock
> * The Slider, featuring a built-in keyboard
> 
> So whatever you like, Asus has it ;-)

What id you like Windows? ASUS hasn't this option. :-)

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