Summary: While I was wondering about getting the Asus Slate or Iconia w500 a friend of mine bought this before me and told me the store I could get it from would let me try it out for 2 weeks. That was about 3 months ago. This device is awesome and it doesn't get 5 starts simply because it's not perfect.
Summary: I have had my ViewPad 10 for two months now. It has worked out great. I picked the ViewPad as a replacement for an aging notebook running XP. It would have cost a lot to upgrade to Windows 7 so I got a replacement. I was also interested in an Android device so I could learn about it. I got both.
Summary: I've had my Viewpad dual over a month now. I like it. I wanted a replacement for my ageing laptop and I found it. Using Windows 7 for tablets works just fine. I have upgraded to Android 2.2 and it is OK for some things but is a work in progress.
Summary: While I was wondering about getting the new Asus Slate a friend of mine bought this before me and told me the store I could get it from would let me try it out for 2 weeks. That was about 1 month ago. This device is awesome and it doesn't get 5 starts simply because it's not perfect.
Summary: The pad is a great piece of tech and operates very well. It is not a desktop replacement, but it's not designed to be. Also, one thing I caught, that others may not. The CPU listed in the extended spec information is incorrect.
Summary: I will assume that you have read the review by Zol; At the time of writing it's the only one available. You may have also seen the review in the magazine Computer Active. I will try to address the issues raised in these reviews as well as put my own points across.
Summary: (quick self bio to help you judge my review: I'm 41 and been using/abusing computers since I was 15 at O Level - worked as a Senior ISP Tech for 6.5 years) I've had my tablet now for a couple of weeks and overall I like it. However, let me start off with a warning / piece of advice. 1.