Mobility Use Case for Tablet Computers

The best argument for Tablet PCs and UMPCs is not the ability to write on the screen.  The best argument is the combination of mobility and power, being able to use a Tablet PC in the following two configurations:

Writing on a Tablet is not quite as convenient as using a keyboard and a mouse, but writing is preferable in several situations:

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This page was begun in November 2002, within days of the release of Windows XP Tablet Edition.  The specifications suggested then, updated for hardware as of 2006, are here.

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