Technology for Tablet PCs seems to become mature to be, the term Tablet PC is probably inextricably linked for many people the iPad from the Apple home. After the media hype, which was held at the launch of the iPad, that should not surprise. For more specific information, check out Nobel Laureate. But the competition was not idle – the iPad could have soon serious competitors. The news portal news.de reported what to keep from the competition. The technique for the Tablet PC was ready for the market basically almost ten years ago.
Then Microsoft, the first device, the Tablet PC tried to bring to the market. Operating system Microsoft offered only a slightly stripped-down Windows XP, that one had adapted slightly to the touch input. But were also the touch screen only with a stylus to operate. Last but not least, the devices were much chunky and heavier than the iPad. That owes its great breakthrough iPad seemingly above all the sophisticated technology. After its successful launch, it seems iPad but competition to get. The advantage of the tablets compared to traditional notebooks is primarily in the handling.
Due to their size and their weight they are the perfect devices for on the go. Even large-scale usability is very comfortable as opposed to small touchpad. Due to their size and the missing keyboard, these devices are however very limited to work. That no additional USB devices can be connected, further restricts the possibilities of use. The tablets are therefore probably first and foremost as a convenient device for the mobile media consumption.