Customer report on Motion 1600

Bob Schulz writes:

Based on my experiences with my Toshiba I picked my new tablet based on avoiding what kept me from actually using the tablet like an actual tablet.

Like any LCD screen, my Toshiba didn’t like bright light, and had a narrow view angle.

So in most conference room settings, if laid on the table the screen is not visible. If you take it outside, you really can’t even tell if it is turned on.

That led me to my new machine, a Motion LE 1600 with the “View Anywhere” screen option.

Wow. It is fabulous.

Bright screen, super wide angle viewing, and it really is completely viewable outdoors.

Combine it with the hot dock docking station, no standby needed, just yank it out of the dock and use it, stick it back in when you return.

I think the technology may be catching up with the promise.

Cheers,

Bob

____________________________

Robert C. Schulz, AIA
Director of Facilities Management
Humboldt State University
robert.schulz@humboldt.edu

Posted on Monday, June 27, 2005 at 02:00PM by Registered CommenterJoel | CommentsPost a Comment

Motion Computing releases LT1600

Available now from dealers. Getting good initial reviews. Check it out here: Motion Computing - Tablet PC Products and Services

 

Posted on Sunday, June 12, 2005 at 09:39PM by Registered CommenterJoel | CommentsPost a Comment

PC Institute: X41 Tablet Webcast

PC Institute: X41 Tablet Webcast has a great 22–minute film about the X41 and its uses. (Subtle strangeness: The speakers – mostly Lenovo execs – have been obviously well-drilled. But their facial expressions makes them look like they’ve been threatened with unspeakable horrors if they do it wrong. I’m not sure if this is the new Chinese capitalism at work, or just poor direction. But the production values and the script are great. Worth watching. And while I’m perfectly happy with my TC-1100, I think I could also make peace with an X41…:-))

Posted on Sunday, June 12, 2005 at 05:01PM by Registered CommenterJoel | CommentsPost a Comment

LAPTOP: Top 10 tablet apps

:: LAPTOP Magazine \ has an excellent summary of the top 10.

Posted on Sunday, June 12, 2005 at 12:11AM by Registered CommenterJoel | CommentsPost a Comment

Tablet PC Reviews

If you are considering the purchase of a tablet pc, Tablet PC Reviews is a very good site to visit.

Posted on Tuesday, June 7, 2005 at 02:36AM by Registered CommenterJoel | CommentsPost a Comment

ThinkPad X41 Tablet From IBM/Lenovo Announced - Digital-Lifestyles.info

This could signal a heating up in the tablet market. While it’s clearly YAT (yet another tablet), having the respected IBM name – even in its recently-donned Mao suit – in the game will probably encourage some fence-sitters to try a tablet. ThinkPad X41 Tablet From IBM/Lenovo Announced - Digital-Lifestyles.info

Posted on Monday, June 6, 2005 at 05:57PM by Registered CommenterJoel | CommentsPost a Comment

jkOnTheRun: So you want to get a Tablet PC

Periodically, someone writes one of these, speaking directly to readers who are considering a tablet but just aren’t sure. This is one of the best I’ve ever read: jkOnTheRun: So you want to get a Tablet PC

 

Posted on Saturday, May 7, 2005 at 12:52PM by Registered CommenterJoel | Comments1 Comment

jkOnTheRun: Are Tablet PCs distracting in meetings?

jkOnTheRun: Are Tablet PCs distracting in meetings? jk’s comments are always light but enlightening. Michael Hyatt, president of Thomas Nelson Publishing, recently gave up his tablet for a Mac PowerBook, and I can understand the temptation to do so. But he says one of the reasons was that taking out a tablet in a meeting always was a distraction.

Like jk, I’ve found the opposite to be true. This piece is worth reading; see link above.

 

Posted on Saturday, May 7, 2005 at 12:47PM by Registered CommenterJoel | CommentsPost a Comment

Tablet pens easier on hands than mice

Novedge publishes this pdf report of a study from Wacom showing that pens are better for you.
Posted on Monday, May 2, 2005 at 01:14PM by Registered CommenterJoel | CommentsPost a Comment

Tablet PC the size of a PDA

AkihabaraNews writes;

This is a killer prototype! Ruby, presented at the IDF Japan 2005, is a PC the size of a PDA…more  (Thanks, Rick!)

Posted on Wednesday, April 20, 2005 at 12:56AM by Registered CommenterJoel | CommentsPost a Comment