Do you use a tablet?

Discussion in 'polls' started by ams963, Dec 29, 2013.

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Do you use a tablet

Poll closed Jun 27, 2014.
  1. Yes [please mention which one]

    34 vote(s)
    50.7%
  2. No - not now but I'll surely get one in the future

    7 vote(s)
    10.4%
  3. No - not now and never will [pleae mention why]

    15 vote(s)
    22.4%
  4. No - confused if I will get one in the future [pleae mention why]

    11 vote(s)
    16.4%
  1. ams963

    ams963 Registered Member

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    Do you use a tablet?
     
  2. mattdocs12345

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    I don't buy and will never buy tablet until two things will happen 1) open source operating system and 2) a real trackpoint support.
    I had 2 tablets over the years and I got bored with both of them (Android and iPad), I eventually gave them away to my family (who were thrilled with their gifts).
     
  3. dogbite

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    Amazon Kindle Fire HD. Purposes: music, videos, some games, pdf reading.
    All this while on the plane.
    I do not use it for browsing, downloading, etc.
     
  4. ZeroDay

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    Yes I use an iPad Air.
     
  5. The Shadow

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    No and probably never will. About the only useful purpose for a tablet is for reading ebooks. As I see it, just about anything else that a tablet can do can be accomplished just as well with a smart phone. Of course you could also use a tablet as a smart phone it you don't mind it's size and bulk! :doubt:

    TS
     
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  6. MisterB

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    I do but just an old Thinkpad convertible with a keyboard and stylus and I just use that for reading magazines. I have a Sony ebook reader for text only documents as well. I might get an android tablet someday but it is not a high priority. I had an android phone for a while but downgraded to a simpler phone. I found the screen size too small for my taste. I wouldn't have a problem with android in tablet size. I'm allergic to any products Apple puts out so I would never consider an iPad.

    The main reason for having a tablet is the vertical orientation which is great for reading document scans but for most purposes, I much prefer a laptop.
     
  7. zapjb

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    No tablets, current incarnations are useless or darn near useless.
     
  8. Impet

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    +1 :thumb:
     
  9. FreddyFreeloader

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    Using a NextBook 8 HD, was using a Google Nexus7 untill it dropped to the floor and the screen shattered in a million pieces.
     
  10. tomazyk

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    Yes, I use Nexus 7 2013.
     
  11. Tyrizian

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    Yes, An iPad Mini
     
  12. Kerodo

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    Don't use one yet, but I can see myself moving in that direction at some point in the future, as my computing needs decrease...
     
  13. Alexhousek

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    Galaxy Note 10.1; not the 2014 edition (though, I wish!)

    Much better business tool than an iPad.
     
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    Yes, a Nexus 7 that I regret.
     
  16. jdd58

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    Yes, a Nexus 7 2013, which for me is the perfect size and weight. It's easier to read than a 10" tablet because you can hold it at the right distance easily with one hand.

    I also have a Motorola Xoom LTE 10" tablet. At the time I bought the Xoom it was OK as we did not have smart phones yet and it worked well for trips. Now that we have smart phones I find it kind of unnecessary. Considering its size and weight I would prefer a laptop to it any day.

    Also allergic to Apple products and software.
     
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  17. SouthPark

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    I use a cheap no-name Android tablet as an e-reader and Internet radio because I don't have/need/want a smartphone :D
     
  18. Noob

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    If i get a tablet i would get a Windows one but to be honest i prefer a laptop over a tablet.
     
  19. ams963

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    It appears so. Well, I have a phablet and don't really need a tablet, so I'm not sure about considering one in the future in case something changes.
     
  21. roger_m

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    I have an Eken GT80X, a budget Chinese 8" Android tablet (which suffers from performance issues at times) and also a Sanei N79 7" tablet with 3G support which is faster.

    I also purchased a Ainol Novo Venus tablet, but due to touchscreen problems have to send it back to supplier in China to get a replacement.

    They are all budget tablets and I will end up keeping one and selling the other two. Right now, I don't see the point in buying an expensive brand name tablet due to how little I use them. However, if I was going to buy a well known brand name Android tablet, it would probably be a Lenovo Thinkpad.
     
  22. TheKid7

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    I have an ASUS MeMOPad HD 7-Inch 16 GB Tablet (ME173X-A1-BL). I purchased this tablet for occassional tethering to my SmartPhone.
     
  23. Medic_Mal

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    Just got myself an ipad mini - but in what way is the galaxy a better business tool
     
  24. chrisretusn

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    I already have an expensive smart phone gaming machine. Why would I want a bigger one? :D

    My choice is it was an option would be:
    No - not now but I might consider one in the future
     
  25. J_L

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    My uncle gave me his iPad Mini after getting the new Retina version. So far I'm liking it... Using it over my phablet on same tasks actually, except on the go.
     
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