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  1. Grnfinger

    Grnfinger New Member

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    Just picked up 2 Playbooks

    The HDMI is very good, so is sound quality.
    Snappy little thing, first impressions are good.
    App's???? what app's. The thing has zero useful apps imo.
    Will play today with it and post up some photo's
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    I am willing to bet most english teachers and editors would not agree with you.
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    Can this also be a "wanting a tablet" place too?

    I got £180 in amazon vouchers for christmas and then I am willing to stump up another £120 for a £300 tablet. Ideas?

    Looking at the Lenovo K1 at the moment. And there is the Transformer. Any cheaper, just as good ones that people know of?
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    ok, lolz apart.

    Asus Transformer has a build quality non rivaled. BUT the charging unit let's you plug in the USB cable upside down and that is frustrating! Double check before RMA'ing!

    It comes with Android 3.2 and personally I love it.

    I use simply Opera Mobile to watch live TV from TV official sites.

    Today I received the ..21 firmware and I will not be able to 'root' it until Android 4 comes out (will see then)

    So far, it is a toy, a lovely toy, no more BF3 or Skyrimming :)
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    I love that tablet and my Xoom Family edition was great. I would be lying if I did say so.
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    I don't know how I missed this thread! LOL. I have a POS Velocity Micro that the wife uses once in awhile and about a month ago I grabbed a Nook Color. I am dual booting the Nook Color with the stock B & N software as well as picked up a N2A card for full Android OS.

    None the less, throw me in the member list! :)
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    I had the same setup on my Nook Color aswell. The N2A cards are great.
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    Got a HP Touchpad 32g....
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    The Apple Market has a browser with full flash support call Photon Web Browser for 4.99 .
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    :rockout: Yea kind of the best of both worlds. Got the Nook OS and can switch to the full Android system. :toast:
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    Picked up two 32GB Playbooks. Very nice little device, it feels very snappy. I've found very usefull apps, for me anyway.
    Keep in mind RIM has planned for a massive OS update that will have full android app support and some, sometime in Feb 2012.

    For those that never tried Playbook, you can tell RIM put a lot of time and innovation in this think. :)
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    I see the OP has shown a list of what the tablet users are using... I see the ipad2 didnt show a clock speed but it's a 1GHz Dual core A5 processor...:)

    Anyways down to the asking help... I hate I tunes with a passion! I'm becoming use to the ipad and enjoy it, but refuse to install I tunes on my pc just so I can transfer music and video to it. I find it an invasion of my privacy lol anytime I plug the dam thing into I tunes. Im looking for any alternative to have the function to get my tunes and video to the ipad. Is there any other way besides I tunes? I see a lite version but can some of you experts guide me on my little quest?
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    media monkey or win amp.
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    im really impressed with mine.
    Have the playbook setup with bb bridge and also tethered to my andriod.

    Apps are not the best but that will change with andriod support. my hdmi cable should be here this week so i can test the hd out put on the 61"
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    Google music, the full app works just like the Android version. You can stream music or load it on to your Ipad2 all without Itunes.
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    wolf Performance Enthusiast

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    Time to join the tablet club :D

    Just got my greasy mits on a eee pad transformer tf101, 16gb wifi and the dock to boot.

    loving it so far! speed is stock at 1ghz dual core btw
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    Anyone else finding they use their computer less and less now that they have a tablet? I want to recommend the kensington keyfolio 2 pro keyboard case with removable keyboard. It really allows you to type on a physical keyboard when you want but you don't lose the tablet functions like some cases. Also the keyboard is removable so you can use it on other devices or remove it to make it a stand alone case. They make a universal version for android and one for ipad. It won't make your tablet into a laptop, but this case will allow you to come very close when you need to. It also has a stylus holder.
    http://www.amazon.com/dp/B005Y1CYSQ/?tag=tec06d-20

    FYI other cases look like this case but the difference here is the keyboard. It actually types nearly as well as a full sized keyboard and the keyboard charge lasts forever.
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    I havent turned my main rig on in 2 days
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    The battery on these Ipad2 tablets is unreal. Truly beats the heck out of my Xoom Family Edition. I am getting at least 10 hours of heavy use. Also this game Infinity Blade II makes my jaw drop. It is unreal looking on this device.
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    Hugely so, it's at least 50/50 that I will use my tab for something because it is way more convenient. I generally only use the PC if I'm already sitting at it.

    the eee pad transformer is rocking my socks in this department too, absolutely crazy battery life.
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    I love this Ipad and I have never been a Apple fan. This device is just designed and works near flawlessly. This truly may be my favorite tech device ever and if you know me I have had a bunch of tech in my tenure.
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    that is good to know Trt! :toast: My problem with the Ipad is and has been the price point. Damn they are expensive.
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    brandonwh64 Addicted to Bacon and StarCrunches!!!

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    Add me, I have a WM8650 7inch flashed to modroid. 800mhz CPU
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    my dad just bought me an iPad 2 Wifi so he can chat with my kids. its pretty awesome. digging it alot.
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    Your correct that's why I bought 3 android first and then a IPad 2 . I was trying not to pay 469.00 but I ended up biting the bullet.

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