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    News - Toshiba Folio pulled by PC World following customer complaints

    Android-powered tablet sees high return-rates prompting action by retailer only ten days after launch.
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    Re: News - Toshiba Folio pulled by PC World following customer complaints

    All the tablets seem to have these identity issues....how anyone thinks that the heavy ipad is a portable device is beyond me...

    Someone will get it right shortly - and they will make a killing. the Galaxy Tab is the best effort I've seen thus far...
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    Re: News - Toshiba Folio pulled by PC World following customer complaints

    Used one in PC World. It was sluggish beyond belief. FAR FAR slower than my 800mhz Snapdragon Acer Liquid, that cost £200. When Google said "shtop! itsh not ready yhet!" they weren't joking. Galaxy tab was ok, but that runs at the same res as most high end Android phones, so really the OS sees it as a big phone.

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    Re: News - Toshiba Folio pulled by PC World following customer complaints

    Quote Originally Posted by Gunbuster View Post
    Used one in PC World. It was sluggish beyond belief. FAR FAR slower than my 800mhz Snapdragon Acer Liquid, that cost £200. When Google said "shtop! itsh not ready yhet!" they weren't joking. Galaxy tab was ok, but that runs at the same res as most high end Android phones, so really the OS sees it as a big phone.
    Last time I looked into the way Android handles graphics, it was pretty clear that high res was pretty much impossible to do. I'm not being shown wrong yet.

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    Re: News - Toshiba Folio pulled by PC World following customer complaints

    Quote Originally Posted by directhex View Post
    Last time I looked into the way Android handles graphics, it was pretty clear that high res was pretty much impossible to do. I'm not being shown wrong yet.
    +1 to that.

    Android, I don't understand why so many geeks are getting excited over, its really not a good OS.
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    Re: News - Toshiba Folio pulled by PC World following customer complaints

    if they pulled the tablet from the shelves, why did they hike up the price?

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    Re: News - Toshiba Folio pulled by PC World following customer complaints

    Quote Originally Posted by .havoc View Post
    if they pulled the tablet from the shelves, why did they hike up the price?
    Probably something is the contract they have with Toshiba about always having models in display and for demonstration. Probably nothing in the contract regarding price.

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    Re: News - Toshiba Folio pulled by PC World following customer complaints

    you know some idiot will pay £999 for it.
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    Re: News - Toshiba Folio pulled by PC World following customer complaints

    Quote Originally Posted by .havoc View Post
    if they pulled the tablet from the shelves, why did they hike up the price?
    Apparently 999.99 is a place holder price within PCW that discontinued items often get. That price and the unit itself should have been removed from display going by what I've read elsewhere.

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