Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 11th Aug 2012 17:22 UTC
Google Nobody needs a tablet, but many people still want a tablet. This is still the core differentiator between a 'real' computer and a tablet. At least in The Netherlands, you can't function in society without a desktop or laptop connected to the internet, so people need a computer. A tablet, though? Hence, the most common thing people have told me when they played with my iPad 2 is this: I'd love to have a tablet, but not for hundreds of euros. Enter Google's Nexus 7, the first 'cheap' tablet that doesn't just validate Android as a tablet platform, but also gives the iPad a run for its money.
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RE[2]: SDCards
by Fergy on Sun 12th Aug 2012 09:03 UTC in reply to "RE: SDCards"
Fergy
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2006-04-10

Just curious - but what would you want to store on the tablet? The reason I'm asking is my Internet options where I live are zilch - I'm stuck using a rural phone carrier and only get 1.5 Mbps. I use Google Music for storing my music (my music collection hasn't surpassed 20,000 songs) and I use Google Drive for storing everything else. I haven't really ran into any problems with needing additional storage on the device. To be honest, I rarely watch movies on it, and if I do, it's either using Netflix or my Amazon Prime Instant account. I fully realize my needs aren't the same as everyone elses. Just curious about the desire for additional storage.........

If you get 1.5Mbps on a 3G connection you have a really great connection. A great use of a tablet is watching movies and series away from home. If you don't want to load everything you might want to watch every day on your tablet 16GB is not enough. One season is already 8GB+. And I wish I could get netflix or amazon prime instant but most of the world doesn't have that.

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RE[3]: SDCards
by OMRebel on Mon 13th Aug 2012 13:30 in reply to "RE[2]: SDCards"
OMRebel Member since:
2005-11-14

My apologies for not clarifying a bit more - the 1.5 is my max speed for DSL that I get. ;)

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