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1/25/2016
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Comic: Convertibles

Convertibles are the new sexy devices, but they don't give you that feeling of the wind blowing in your hair.

At least this convertible isn't as expensive as the other kind.

Brian Moore is a cartoonist and illustrator. His first brush with the world of IT was a very part-time gig applying software patches on a TRS-80 Model III. The patches were about four lines long and arrived in the mail, typed on letterhead. He has since moved on to computers ... View Full Bio
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Technocrati
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Technocrati,
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2/7/2016 | 3:57:47 PM
Re: Interesting
Funny Whoopty I have expierenced what you wondered. A couple of years ago I purchased a  HP Split. I was doing alot of traveling at the time and I wanted something light weight and still had enough power to do what I needed to do.

Well I never "split-it" and used it as a tablet, who knows maybe one day I will. But in the end it was too small for me to be really comfortable for long periods of time.


Fast forward to today and I just purchased a large laptop, it might be a pain to transport but at the end of it all I am happy I have it.
StaceyE
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StaceyE,
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1/31/2016 | 8:58:29 PM
Re: Interesting
I have actually considered doing the same....lol
progman2000
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progman2000,
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1/31/2016 | 8:57:26 PM
Re: Interesting
Ditto that, I am useless without a keyboard. I recently bought a full size bluetooth keyboard to use for extended trips where I only have my phone, if that's an indication...
StaceyE
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StaceyE,
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1/31/2016 | 8:37:05 PM
Re: Interesting
I agree that augmented reality will be soon to come....
StaceyE
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StaceyE,
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1/31/2016 | 8:34:09 PM
Re: Interesting
I like your thought process...but I still prefer to sit at my desk with an actual keyboard whenever possible.
StaceyE
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StaceyE,
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1/31/2016 | 8:32:04 PM
Re: Interesting
I agree with you completely. However, browsing the internet usually happens from my phone these days, but I love reading books on my tablet!
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StaceyE,
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1/31/2016 | 8:30:32 PM
Re: Interesting
I also don't see laptops disappearing. Evolvong, yes...but they won't disappear.
StaceyE
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StaceyE,
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1/31/2016 | 8:14:50 PM
Re: Interesting
I like my tablet for reading or browsing the web, but to work I prefer my laptop...hands down.
StaceyE
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StaceyE,
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1/31/2016 | 8:12:54 PM
Re: Bad, not so bad
Very good point, and you wouldn't have to worry about wrapping this convertible around a pole!
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StaceyE,
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1/31/2016 | 7:48:21 PM
Re: Interesting
I like the tablet and touch screen technology, but I am sure that someone will come up with something better in the future...that we all can't live without.
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