[kwlug-disc] Android Experts

L.D. Paniak ldpaniak at fourpisolutions.com
Tue Apr 5 15:42:18 EDT 2011


On Tue, 2011-04-05 at 12:09 -0700, Fernando Duran wrote:
> --- On Tue, 4/5/11, John Van Ostrand <john at netdirect.ca> wrote:
> 
> > From: John Van Ostrand <john at netdirect.ca>
> > Subject: Re: [kwlug-disc] Android Experts
> > To: "KWLUG discussion" <kwlug-disc at kwlug.org>
> > Received: Tuesday, April 5, 2011, 2:54 PM
> > I'm finding it tough to decide on the
> > size. My technology averse wife could use it to search for
> > recipes in the kitchen and do the occasional web site lookup
> > and a 10" would be perfect for that. But I'm thinking an
> > ebook reader is in my future and an 10" seems to big. Maybe
> > it means two devices.
> 
> I could have written that :-) I guess we're in the same market. I played with a Kindle and it's very nice, it even renders web sites that are text and pictures and you can check your gmail for example (plus there's the G3 version). I checked out the iPad2 and it's just too big and heavy for eReader in my opinion, plus I don't see my need for a laptop without keyboard / oversized iTouch.
> 
> 
> Fernando Duran
> http://www.fduran.com
> 
> 

If adding a keyboard will help justify a 10" tablet, you can take a look
at the Asus Transformer:

http://www.techradar.com/news/mobile-computing/hands-on-asus-eee-pad-transformer-review-932987


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