tablet toy goodness

the revenge

My new baby arrived today!

The photo above is an attempt to establish scale, against Dave’s 15″ notebook. This little beast has a 8.9″ screen and weighs in at just 1kg, making it a cross between an oversized UMPC and a small TabletPC. Machine name is “Leviathan” 😀

It’s very small and very cool. Notice the fingerprints all over it already.

~ by goatlady on February 6, 2007.

5 Responses to “tablet toy goodness”

  1. Very nice Kay, would have been nicer if it got in today! Note how the desktop has only 2 things on it – let’s see how long that will last 😉

    Happy Birthday!

  2. Thanks Ashul! It wasn’t actually a birthday present, that was just a happy coincidence. I had to wait two weeks for stock to arrive. And don’t worry, the desktop will remain clutter-free – I’m one of those anally-retentive icon and folder cleaner-uppers 🙂

  3. Wow, nice toy! I didn’t know you could get ultraportable tablets.

    Leah looked at some tiny Sony Vaios which I would have absolutely adored, but were actually so small I couldn’t type on them. She’d have bought the Vaio if only their upgrades hadn’t been pathetically limited.

    I borrowed a tablet from Griffith for a few weeks and dearly wanted to keep it. Probably the best configuration ever; all the guts were in with the screen. It had a super-slim keyboard which could be detached. If you spun it round and used the keyboard with the screen up like a laptop, none of the heat was on your lap!

  4. Hey Ben, I’ve had an Acer 10″ tablet for 4 years – you might have seen it at Web Directions, it’s a little on the battered side. I just love the convertible tablet concept because I’m definitely a scribbler 🙂

    The screen on this one doesn’t seem as responsive as my old Acer, but I’m hoping that’s a settings and drivers issue.

    Having the guts on the screen side is an interesting concept – I don’t think I’ve seen one like that. This little Fujitsu doesn’t seem to get very hot at all though.

  5. Very nice 🙂 Bring it to port80 this evening!

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