[clug] Optus MyTab and Android 2.2

Lana Brindley lanabrindley at gmail.com
Tue May 10 17:47:15 MDT 2011

On 11 May 2011 09:36, Robert Edwards <bob at cs.anu.edu.au> wrote:
> On 10/05/11 13:05, Lana Brindley wrote:
>> Is it a capacitive screen?
> Nope.
>> I noticed that Officeworks has the Acer Iconia out now (with
>> Honeycomb! Yay!) for
>> $547. Wondering if I should fork out the extra or not ...
>> http://www.officeworks.com.au/retail/products/Technology/Computers-and-Notebooks/Tablets/ACITA50016
> I think these are in two distinct categories. The MyTab is a phone
> etc. and can fit into my pocket (even with a 7" screen). The Iconia
> is a lot larger and heavier, isn't a phone and is more of a small
> laptop. You could use a MyTab (with Android 2.2) to tether an Iconia
> via bluetooth or WiFi... (to get Internets on the go).

Yeah, more or less came to the same conclusion. I already have an HTC
Legend running Froyo, so I'm thinking that going with the Iconia would
give me a lot greater range of stuff I can do. The MyTab would be good
if I didn't already have the Legend, though.

Still ... $150!!


Lana Brindley
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