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Old 06-21-2010, 12:07 PM   #1
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Old 06-21-2010, 12:13 PM   #2
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Pen support would be nice, too; it might drive up the price a bit but make it more useful.

Good to see the PC companies finally starting to experiment again.
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Old 06-21-2010, 12:51 PM   #4
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Dual 7in Win7? Yes, that might work...
...if the price (and battery life) is right.
Pen support would be nice, too; it might drive up the price a bit but make it more useful.

Good to see the PC companies finally starting to experiment again.
Last quote I saw: 2 hour battery life, optional larger battery for 4, 1199 euro...
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Old 06-21-2010, 01:06 PM   #5
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Old 06-21-2010, 01:10 PM   #6
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Well, 2 hours is pretty limited....4 or 6 would be better 8-10 great!

Maybe if they just eliminate Flash it would double the run time.
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Old 06-21-2010, 01:48 PM   #7
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Old 06-21-2010, 03:56 PM   #8
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It's a "netbook", no quotes needed, kennyc.

That's exactly what this device would be called. :P
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Old 06-21-2010, 04:44 PM   #10
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It's a "netbook", no quotes needed, kennyc.

That's exactly what this device would be called. :P
The article called it a laptop, but it's not that either.

The quotes are because I don't believe it's any of the above necessarily.

and they are actually talking about three different machines.
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Old 06-22-2010, 03:16 AM   #11
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It's a "netbook", no quotes needed, kennyc.

That's exactly what this device would be called. :P
A horribly expensive one, then...
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This device seems pretty neat actually.

I'm actually glad there are more dual screen devices coming out, because I think it could work if done right. 2 screens are better than 1, but only if they make it compact and light enough to justify.

2 hours on a full charge however...that is totally unacceptable. Especially for a portable device where you may not be able to recharge for days.
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