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Tablet Vs. Ultrabook: 10 Ways To Choose

How will you decide between the Apple iPad, Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1, and the new wave of ultrabooks? Consider 10 important tablet vs. ultrabook comparison points.
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For superior screen resolution, it's hard to top the pixel-packing displays of today's tablets. The 3rd-generation iPad, of course, features the dazzling 2048- by 1536-pixel Retina display, and court documents from the Apple-Samsung dustup show that Samsung is developing an 11.8-inch tablet with 2560-by-1600 resolution.

Most ultrabooks are stuck at 1366-by-768 pixels, but that's changing. Toshiba's Satellite U845W models have 14.4-inch displays with 1792-by-768 resolution. Lenovo's ThinkPad X1 Carbon is 1600-by-900, and Acer's Aspire S7 is 1920-by-1080. So ultrabooks are catching up, but tablets still have the resolution edge.

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Eddavis
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Eddavis,
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11/18/2012 | 3:48:40 PM
re: Tablet Vs. Ultrabook: 10 Ways To Choose
One of the most important advantages of a tablet over an ultrabook is not even considered in this presentation: instant on. A tablet is ready for work immediately while computers still need to be booted up. This is a major issues for those who are on the move, need to make quick notes and have immediate access.

Solid state hard drives and other features have reduced boot up times but this is an area that needs serious attention.
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CTBCo,
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10/14/2012 | 4:25:04 PM
re: Tablet Vs. Ultrabook: 10 Ways To Choose
Nonsense this format is fine and the article is informative.
Leo Regulus
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Leo Regulus,
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8/16/2012 | 7:22:27 PM
re: Tablet Vs. Ultrabook: 10 Ways To Choose
We have discussed this issue extensively in the past. 'Slide Shows' are not an acceptable media format.
Yes, I realize that 'Your Editor Made You Do It'.
Please forward this comment to the editor.
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