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Re: The Ramblings of a Tablet Nut:

Rainald Taesler
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      01-28-2009, 08:20 PM
Thanks for your comprehensive review!


diane whatever schrieb:

> I truly love "writing" on my tablet laptops. I have had several .
> as of right now I have 3 . . . one or two I will sell.
> My recent list of tablets are-
> Fujitsu P1510 -Tablet o/s (This was by far the best computer of the
> Small tablet variety-the touch screen on this computer was by far
> the Best! I had already upgraded it as much as I could. Needed
> more ram! By the time I had decided to replace it I had used Vista.
> I love Vista but my Fujitsu couldn't be upgraded to that o/s.)
> Sony UX Series-Tablet o/s and Vista. Had 2 of these computers. By
> the time I had the second one the HTC was coming out. It was
> "supposed" to Come with voice 'but by the time of the actual
> shipping there wasn't voice. Just data with your SIM card.. Same
> with the Sony. SlM data only . . People were trying to get voice on
> the Sony. you could put your SIM card in a slot and always be
> connected. but no luck with voice. Both Sony machines were very
> nice but too small.
> HTC Shift -Vista (Sold my Sony and bought this. Great little UMPC-
> not only does it come with Vista, but it also has windows mobile 6
> in a feature called "snap-vue.". Instant on - No waiting for
> windows to boot to check your email or get a phone number. My Palm
> Life drive went to my granddaughter. If you only use WinMo with the
> extended battery I bought, you could go for maybe 5 days without
> having to charge it.)
> HP TX2500- Vista- (Really needed to upgrade the P1510 So I bought
> the HP. This Tablet felt Huge! compared to my (now sold) Fujitsu. I
> wished I never parted with the Fujitsu. Did not like touch with the
> stylus, finger or digitizer pen on the HP. so I bought the P1620
> with the intention of selling the HP. . The P1620 arrived! Needed
> to transfer all my stuff AGAIN to the P1620 and list the HP on
> eBay.)
> Fujitsu P1620 -Vista -(what a nightmare. Fujitsu added Something
> called "palm guard" so that if you were writing on the tablet your
> Palm wouldn't get in-the way and cause vectoring. . . I think that
> is what it is called. The machine is beautiful Great quality
> everywhere you look... - more ram. more storage. and Vista! but the
> screen has a new touch. almost completely unresponsive to touch.
> Take my word _ unless you aren't afraid to pound your stylus on a
> glass screen _don't buy this until they come up with a cure! Lucky
> for me Fujitsu refunded all my money like they did with the. . .
> Fujitsu U800 I bought before the Sony. (I think) I didn't mention
> it because there was nothing good or bad I can think of to say
> about it. Didn't have it for more than a few days before returning
> it to Fujitsu. It was to large to be a UMPC and too Small to be a
> laptop replacement and also had the same Palm guard (I think) as
> the P1620. . . BTW. . . Fujitsu allows returns with NO restocking
> fees. A BIG PLUS! and reason to buy direct from them.
> Flybook V5 -Vista- Arrived yesterday. . . wow-it sure is pretty. .
> Same size as the P1510. . Same great screen as the P1510 . . . High
> gloss like the HP... Not a fan of that (The P1510 did not have a
> High Gloss screen).. . AND. . . It is PINK. . . Not the Pepto
> Bismol color they show in ads. Not bubblegum pink _ but a metallic
> looking Hot pink. It has the SIM card data feature. WITH voice. I
> have already tested that. and it works. GPS too I think. 4 gigs of
> ram. (only 60 gig hard drive) (my HP has 250) and a Camera for
> conference calls (if you don't mind people seeing you with "bed
> hair" and your flannel PJ's) The downside is - no button to rotate
> the screen. you need to open a utility to rotate and the pen icon
> doesn't appear on it's own. Gotta click the icon to begin writing.
> . . That is all I can say with just a dozen hours use.
> The writing pad on my HP has a feature that none of the others do.
> all of them put the word in type-directly under your handwriting.
> but on the HP not only can I click on the "type' to edit the word -
> - I can delete or change a single letter in the word - with all
> other versions of Vista I can only delete the word if the correct
> spelling isn't one of my choices in editing. Would the fact that my
> HP is also the only one that has a digitizer pen (or you can also
> turn on touch and use your finger.) be the reason? or is it a
> feature HP added to the tablet: Whatever the reason _ I like it.
> as of today I know that I gotta sell one or two of the three I have
> left. For sure the HTC will be the first to go., but the HP is sort
> of growing on me.
> OH! Forgot to mention. .. . . Bought the HP Touchsmart a month ago
> when my desktop crashed. Beautiful. Large 22" screen. Great sound.
> much more room On my desk. But . . . . . I haven't touched the
> screen since day one! Tried playing Mah Jong on it and my arm was
> tired from holding it up and reaching for the screen before I could
> finish the game.
> --
> --
> writing..NOT typying..on my UMPC
> please excuse any wrytos !!
> diane whatever

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