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    Reviews - Asus Transformer AiO P1801

    PC, tablet, Windows, Android, Core i7 and Tegra. This is what you call an all-in-one.
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    Re: Reviews - Asus Transformer AiO P1801

    looks like an interesting device, what they should have done is stuff the android idea, and made it entirely windows, and made it so the tablet when detached from the desktop is just a client for a client-server based system so the base stations power is not wasted when being used in tablet form...but for that it would need good wireless, like constant, strong single 802.11ac.
    as it is, its a step in the right direction, ...we really are heading into a star trek world, where they have the central computer, then padd's and smaller computing devices all working wirelessly and seamlessly....all integrating into eachother with ease, and everything just working in sync

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    Re: Reviews - Asus Transformer AiO P1801

    I like the concept, a lot. Would be nice to have Win8 on the tablet as well of course, although not sure how you'd still sync files/etc quickly over 2 installs of Win8 (or RT on one?)

    The tablet does looks too big though, it seems like they realised a 10" screen in 'PC' mode would be laughed at but, for me, 18" goes too far the other way.

    A seperate PC dock and tablets available in multiple sizes would make more sense to me as a consumer, it'd be an issue for manufacturing so many different SKUs but would also allow an upgrade path for consumers.
    Buy them seperately and decide you want a new/bigger/smaller/faster tablet? No problem, just buy another Asus tablet (they'd have to make all future tablets with the correct docking port) and you're done, need a higher spec base unit but want to keep your current tablet? No problem, just buy another!

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    Re: Reviews - Asus Transformer AiO P1801

    This is bizarre. When they already make convertible Win 8 Pro notebooks that seamlessly transform to Win 8 Pro tablets (The Transformer Book), why not do the same and skip Android with the desktop version?!

    http://www.asus.com/vivo/en/transformerBook.htm

    Should be easier with such a large tablet as well. The other weird thing is how the two parts join is such a noticeably ugly fashion whereas their notebook equivalent joins and blends more seamlessly. No need for android, separate hdds etc. etc. I'm all for the idea of a desktop that's also a tablet but this is not the solution.

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    Re: Reviews - Asus Transformer AiO P1801

    I think the concept was a good one, but the implementation just doesn't seem very attractive to me. 18" tablet.. Really?

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