Mini Spy

Loading...

Latest Threads

Loading...
 

What is a tablet PC, and what are its advantages and disadvantages?

Discussion in 'All Technology Discussions' started by WinAndLinuxTutorials, Oct 27, 2011.

?

Do you own a tablet PC

  1. Yes

    20.0%
  2. No

    80.0%
  1. WinAndLinuxTutorials

    WinAndLinuxTutorials Community Superstar Trusted Member

    Reputation:
    1
    Joined:
    Aug 23, 2011
    Messages:
    2,161
    Likes Received:
    131
    :welcomewave:

    Here is my question:
    • What is a tablet PC?
    • What are its advantages and disadvantages?
    • Give me an example of a tablet PC
    • Which OS can a tablet PC run?
    • What is the difference between a laptop and a tablet PC?
    If you have an answer for my question, feel free to post here :)
    Thanks :)
     
  2. HeffeD

    HeffeD Super Moderator

    Reputation:
    0
    Joined:
    Feb 28, 2011
    Messages:
    1,666
    Likes Received:
    3
  3. WinAndLinuxTutorials

    WinAndLinuxTutorials Community Superstar Trusted Member

    Reputation:
    1
    Joined:
    Aug 23, 2011
    Messages:
    2,161
    Likes Received:
    131
  4. Tom172

    Tom172 Regular Member

    Reputation:
    0
    Joined:
    Feb 11, 2011
    Messages:
    968
    Likes Received:
    15
    Wouldn't a Google search have answered all these questions?
     
  5. WinAndLinuxTutorials

    WinAndLinuxTutorials Community Superstar Trusted Member

    Reputation:
    1
    Joined:
    Aug 23, 2011
    Messages:
    2,161
    Likes Received:
    131
    It's because I trust you guys, Google isn't always useful ;)
     
  6. jamescv7

    jamescv7 Community Superstar Trusted Member

    Reputation:
    102
    Joined:
    Mar 15, 2011
    Messages:
    6,440
    Likes Received:
    748
  7. Huracan

    Huracan Administrator MalwareTips Staff

    Reputation:
    1,000
    Joined:
    Jan 8, 2011
    Messages:
    10,815
    Likes Received:
    4,391
    We get our answers from Google and looking at them in the real world. ;)
     
  8. Valentin N

    Valentin N Regular Member

    Reputation:
    1
    Joined:
    Feb 25, 2011
    Messages:
    1,289
    Likes Received:
    18
    the are no advantages with them unless you like to touch the screen and play with it. The touch screen can come in the way, sometimes it won't even response. They also take additional processes.

    Windows 7 is best suited for them; XP is old and not really optimized for tablets.
     
  9. Tom172

    Tom172 Regular Member

    Reputation:
    0
    Joined:
    Feb 11, 2011
    Messages:
    968
    Likes Received:
    15
    Windows 7 doesn't belong on a tablet device. Ever try using a tablet with Windows 7 installed? Nightmare.
     
  10. Valentin N

    Valentin N Regular Member

    Reputation:
    1
    Joined:
    Feb 25, 2011
    Messages:
    1,289
    Likes Received:
    18
    My HP pavilion tx2690eo is one and it has windows 7 installed so I know.
     
  11. AyeAyeCaptain

    AyeAyeCaptain Regular Member

    Reputation:
    0
    Joined:
    Feb 24, 2011
    Messages:
    558
    Likes Received:
    0
    Don't own one and would not even consider one until come down in price or are more appealing and useful to me. Be interesting to see how they get on with Windows 8 when that is released though.

    The prices of them are insane, rather spend the money on custom build or laptop etc to be honest. :D
     
  12. WinAndLinuxTutorials

    WinAndLinuxTutorials Community Superstar Trusted Member

    Reputation:
    1
    Joined:
    Aug 23, 2011
    Messages:
    2,161
    Likes Received:
    131
    Solved :D Thank you :)
     
  13. Umbra Polaris

    Umbra Polaris Security Configuration Expert MalwareTips Staff

    Reputation:
    1,000
    Joined:
    May 16, 2011
    Messages:
    10,709
    Likes Received:
    4,188
    tablet pc = touchscreen = finger traces = lot of cleaning....come on.... :D
     
  14. jamescv7

    jamescv7 Community Superstar Trusted Member

    Reputation:
    102
    Joined:
    Mar 15, 2011
    Messages:
    6,440
    Likes Received:
    748
    Well also you need to be gently use the touch screen or you can purchase screen protector.
     
  15. Huracan

    Huracan Administrator MalwareTips Staff

    Reputation:
    1,000
    Joined:
    Jan 8, 2011
    Messages:
    10,815
    Likes Received:
    4,391
    We had an old Toshiba tablet PC, running XP. It didn't have a touchscreen, instead it used a Pen, but I suppose we are talking in the current market. :sleepy:
     
  16. WinAndLinuxTutorials

    WinAndLinuxTutorials Community Superstar Trusted Member

    Reputation:
    1
    Joined:
    Aug 23, 2011
    Messages:
    2,161
    Likes Received:
    131
    lol :D
     
  17. WinAndLinuxTutorials

    WinAndLinuxTutorials Community Superstar Trusted Member

    Reputation:
    1
    Joined:
    Aug 23, 2011
    Messages:
    2,161
    Likes Received:
    131
    In these days, how the screen detects that we pressed on a specific icon or a menu?
    Sorry if my question wasn't clear.
     
  18. Umbra Polaris

    Umbra Polaris Security Configuration Expert MalwareTips Staff

    Reputation:
    1,000
    Joined:
    May 16, 2011
    Messages:
    10,709
    Likes Received:
    4,188
    there is an electrostatic field around the screen glass, since human body also generate and conduct electricity, when you press the screen you create a distorsion in this field, mesured by the controller then processed.
     
  19. WinAndLinuxTutorials

    WinAndLinuxTutorials Community Superstar Trusted Member

    Reputation:
    1
    Joined:
    Aug 23, 2011
    Messages:
    2,161
    Likes Received:
    131
    That should be done very fast :D
     
  20. win7holic

    win7holic

    Reputation:
    0
    Joined:
    Apr 20, 2011
    Messages:
    2,096
    Likes Received:
    2
    if i have a tablet. I will use Internet browsing on while traveling.
    with a screen larger than a mobile phone.
    that's the advantage for me.
     

Want to reply to this thread or ask your own question?

It takes just 2 minutes to sign up (and it's free!). Just click the sign up button to choose a username and then you can ask your own questions on the forum.
Loading...
MalwareTips.com is an independent website.All trademarks mentioned on this page are the property of their respective owners.