If you’ve been waiting for some spankin’ new designs for HP’s business machines, we hate to disapp We highly recommend it. The tablet came with a cheap, unpadded, vinyl zippered case that holds the tablet, but there’s no room for papers. Apple’s Touch Bar — a thin screen that replaces the function keys on the new MacBook Number of bids and bid amounts may be slightly out of date. I would have preferred that transformation actually, but it would have precluded the clever mid-mounting of the hinge, so it was a design decision I can live with.
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We’ve calculated your overall product rating based on the average of your criteria ratings above. If the dock is too much and all you need is an optional external MultiBay that can accommodate a variety of drives. Stored in a spring-loaded holder, the TC’s stylus is thicker, better weighted, and more comfortable to use than the standard styli used by its competitors.
Compare These Lenovo Tabelt C We’ve changed, we promise. The Bottom Line The TC isn’t the speediest tablet we’ve seen, but if you’re after style and flexibility, it’s a winner. On the connectivity and onboard peripheral front, HP managed to pack an amazing amount of functionality into a slate as small and light as this one.
On the other hand, the FinePoint pen requires its own AAAA battery which lasts over a year even when the computer is used a full shift every day. For those who intend to use the TC as a desktop replacement at least part of the time, Compaq offers a heavy docking station that adds your choice of optical drive plus an additional three USB ports, and its own Hablet, VGA and audio ports.
Oc sure to include your initial thoughts on using the product, any observations and potentially any issues you might have run into while using it. Speaking of input, the Compaq’s black-and-silver, cylindrical pen-style stylus shows the others how to do it right. The one thing I had to get used to is that I instinctively tried to twist the keyboard over the display side of the slate as if it were a standard notebook, when in fact it folds down over the backside.
Unfortunately, Compaq makes some design concessions for this slim size.
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I would have preferred that transformation actually, but it would have precluded the clever mid-mounting of the hinge, so it was a design decision I can live with. Don’t show this again.
In tablet mode, the TC is thus an ultra-compact, sleek and elegant slate with that’s big enough to let you hold it in your hands without obscuring the In addition to its hour phone-support desk, the recently combined HP and Compaq Web site offers a multitude of resources, including FAQs, driver taglet, and an instant-response service that is, chat support.
And there are the traditional left and right mouse-click tabs.
The pieces fit together well; transitioning from one configuration to another is fun and easy–akin to playing with a child’s Transformer toy. The updated Spectre x inch convertible laptop adds terrific battery life and top-notch On the minus side, the design does not allow for a wrist rest and, as a non-touch typist who needs to look at the keyboard, I found the thick white numeric keypad markings too prominent, making the keys look cluttered.
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Indeed, the Compaq’s Crusoe processor turned in the worst times of all the tablets we tested. We delete comments that violate our policywhich we encourage you to read.
On the plus side, apart from being an ingenious solution, it feels good and provides bp tactile feedback.
The various hinges and connections don’t always twist and turn the way I would have expected and wantedbut the Cmpaq is a very compelling design. Browse Related Browse Related. Located on the back of the tablet’s snap-on keyboard, it rotates degrees and lets you fold the screen commpaq or, with the flick of a latch, separate the two completely; it’s a perfect medley of slate and convertible tablet design.
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I also liked the fact that the keyboard securely fastens to the backside of the TC when you use it as a slate. Fujitsu Stylistic ST It is something unique, closer to a slate than a notebook, but still offering more notebook functionality than any other slate with an add-on keyboard. Despite the Acer and the Toshiba’s versatile convertible hinge designs, the TC is easily the most innovative design of the bunch and it offers unmatched flexibility.
The Bad Weak performance; dock costs extra. FinePoint supporters claim significantly less noise and more accurate cursor control, especially along the edge of the display. See each listing for international shipping options and costs. Plenty more ports along the tablet proper. Sadly, like other tablets, the Compaq TC comes with an unimpressive one-year warranty, which is too skimpy for such a new, unproven product.