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Old 07-20-2012, 09:38 AM   #1
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please tell me the best device (even if it not yet available and it has been announced) to
1) read color textbooks on the go
2) browse the internet

thanks!
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please tell me the best device (even if it not yet available and it has been announced) to
1) read color textbooks on the go
2) browse the internet

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Sounds like a tablet with as good a screen as possble. I'd say iPad 3.
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please tell me the best device (even if it not yet available and it has been announced) to
1) read color textbooks on the go
2) browse the internet

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Honestly? A laptop. Other than that, a 10" tablet.

I use e-textbooks and they look and flow better on a larger screen, the bigger the better. IMHO.
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Old 07-20-2012, 09:45 AM   #4
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Old 07-20-2012, 09:58 AM   #5
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sure the bigger the better

the problem is I cant find a 14" tablet, which would be best for A4 pdf textbooks

any idea?
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Old 07-20-2012, 10:16 AM   #6
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I think that Toshiba has a large (13 inch) tablet:

http://www.wired.com/gadgetlab/2012/...ream-sandwich/

I don't know much about it, but it might be something that you want to look into.
Personally, I use my iPad for reading PDFs and textbooks, and I love the size - it is portable but not so small that I have any trouble reading.
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sure the bigger the better

the problem is I cant find a 14" tablet, which would be best for A4 pdf textbooks

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Check out the 13 " Toshiba mentioned above. If I were going with a 10" tablet, I'd go with an Acer eee slider. I like the option of the keyboard, but that's just me.

If you have deep pockets, check out the Samsung Series 7 Slate. A full windows pc in tablet format.
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maybe you mean Asus?
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I think that Toshiba has a large (13 inch) tablet:

http://www.wired.com/gadgetlab/2012/...ream-sandwich/

I don't know much about it, but it might be something that you want to look into.
Personally, I use my iPad for reading PDFs and textbooks, and I love the size - it is portable but not so small that I have any trouble reading.
The Verge has a review of the 13" tablet.

Like others have said, either a laptop or an iPad sounds like the best device for your uses OP.
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Old 07-20-2012, 03:23 PM   #11
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I have very bad experiences with ipad (well, to be honest, with ipad 1, that I had)
it couldnt connect as external disk drive via usb to a pc in order to exchange files!

I am more positive about the 13" tablet, even with its 1900x1200 resolution, it would display A4 pdf in nearly natural view, right?

however it doesnt seem to be available yet, or I am wrong?
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Old 07-20-2012, 03:32 PM   #12
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You want the best? Here you go my friend:

http://www.techspot.com/news/48865-a...-graphics.html

I'm going to get one too Unless the batteryl ife is really bad < 4hrs.
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Old 07-20-2012, 03:32 PM   #13
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I would go for the iPad 3.
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If you absolutely need a larger tablet, you could wait until later this year when they begin to put out the Windows 8 convertibles. There are some in the running that are larger than 10" (like the Lenovo Yoga).
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I dont understand why you think ipad is the best

it's screen characteristics are convenient to display an A4 pdf?

it is because of better image clarity, or color representation, or wide viewing angles in ipad?

because, imo, the best thing for that kind of use, it's not to have to scroll to see the full page and not to have to magnify in order to see the text

so, you suggest ipad, for its advantage on that?
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