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    News - MSI launches the Wind Pad tablet PC

    The tablets are coming thick and fast at Computex 2010, and MSI has been quicker off the mark than it was with netbooks.
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    Re: News - MSI launches the Wind Pad tablet PC

    But how much does she cost?
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    Re: News - MSI launches the Wind Pad tablet PC

    Quote Originally Posted by TheAnimus View Post
    But how much does she cost?
    Supposedly around $500:

    http://www.engadget.com/2010/05/31/m...dows-7-tablet/


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    Re: News - MSI launches the Wind Pad tablet PC

    Quote Originally Posted by TheAnimus View Post
    But how much does she cost?
    i read somewhere that it will be $500. not sure how competitive this is to the ipad. the ipad is killing off e-ink based readers (true ereaders) by forcing all the me "too copycats" imitate a really confusing device (an expensive.... something)

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    Quote Originally Posted by semo View Post
    i read somewhere that it will be $500. not sure how competitive this is to the ipad. the ipad is killing off e-ink based readers (true ereaders) by forcing all the me "too copycats" imitate a really confusing device (an expensive.... something)
    There are a few hybrid devices coming though so not all is lost ATM.


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    Re: News - MSI launches the Wind Pad tablet PC

    wind pad?

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    Re: News - MSI launches the Wind Pad tablet PC

    Erm, i meant the model in the picture, what would I want a silly tablet for?
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    Re: News - MSI launches the Wind Pad tablet PC

    kinda looks like an Archos, but the curves on either side go towards you not away

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    Re: News - MSI launches the Wind Pad tablet PC

    Quote Originally Posted by TheAnimus View Post
    Erm, i meant the model in the picture, what would I want a silly tablet for?
    Haha, only on hexus would a tablet PC get confused for a woman!!

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    Re: News - MSI launches the Wind Pad tablet PC

    Lol!

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    Re: News - MSI launches the Wind Pad tablet PC

    Quote Originally Posted by semo View Post
    i read somewhere that it will be $500. not sure how competitive this is to the ipad. the ipad is killing off e-ink based readers (true ereaders) by forcing all the me "too copycats" imitate a really confusing device (an expensive.... something)

    Sounds like you got a real grudge there... ''long live the ereader!!!!!!!!'' is all I have to say.


    Just had to clarify this: Apple is not the inventor of tablet pcs, they just made them popular... so in that sense, you could say that apple is a ''me too copycat'', just did it better than those before them, and that's what innovation is all about.


    P.S. tablets, that ''something'' you mentioned, are not that confusing, not at all... and I'll leave it at that.

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    Re: News - MSI launches the Wind Pad tablet PC

    Lol!

    Loved the picture Jay

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