[clug] Two questions about Tablets
sjenkin at canb.auug.org.au
Thu Dec 15 21:58:18 MST 2011
jm wrote on 16/12/11 2:59 PM:
> There's also the ASUS slider
> Regarding price and 3G,
> Before we go any further we should talk price, as it's a sensitive issue
> considering the strength of the Aussie dollar. Asus' wifi-only 16GB
> Slider retails for $AU649 and the 32GB wifi-only model for $AU749.
> Unfortunately there's no sign of the 3G-capable Slider at this point.
> So, unfortunately it doesn't fix your requirements. I only post this in
> case others are interested.
> Another thought, you could turn your phone into a wifi hot spot to work
> around the lack of 3G if you can bare this trade off.
Thanks for your reply and advice.
Good article. I'd seen the SMH piece on the Transformer, but not looked
Another off-list reply confirmed your comment:
use a tablet for Tablet-stuff, use a (smart)Phone for 3G - and make it
a wifi router available for all devices you own. Battery-Life Willing :-)
SMH says to compare Slider against:
and Acer 500:
He points to a US site (Motorola) for their bluetooth KBD
and there's a Logitech 'Tablet Keyboard' Y-R0021, that can be paired
with Android 3 tablets (if you believe their FAQs)
Shopbot says available for $83-$96
Again, man thanks for your help.
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