1. anon(153966)'s Avatar
    With manufacturers making smartphones with larger screens, and larger in general, going forward, do we really need tablet devices?

    My missus isn't a gadget nut like me, but she raised some valid points and seems to think not.

    What do you think?

    It would be interesting to hear from Note II, Note III, and BlackBerry Passport type users...
    10-18-14 05:17 AM
  2. ronfc's Avatar
    Call me old school but I personally don't like tablets. Well, maybe for entertainment purposes only like watching movies and whatnot, but for games and productivity, I still wouldn't trade a desktop PC or a laptop, but of course, that's just me.
    Zebiolo and Umaima_B_Dia like this.
    10-18-14 05:25 AM
  3. tanzarian's Avatar
    Yes, we do. I am waiting for Blend to work with my Z10 in my iPad to get rid of the laptop.
    10-18-14 05:27 AM
  4. jevinzac's Avatar
    I want PlayBook 2.

    Posted via CB10
    10-18-14 06:43 AM
  5. kbz1960's Avatar
    I don't know if we need them but I want them. Yes I could do almost everything from my Z30 but for me the screen is still too small for a lot of things. I could use a laptop or desktop which I think are still needed for some things too but if I'm just surfing or researching etc. I'd rather just use the tablet for the convince and ease of being able to comfortably do it anywhere.
    ronfc and johnny_bravo72 like this.
    10-18-14 06:56 AM
  6. anon(5852936)'s Avatar
    I still don't really see a use for them, they are too big to be portable enough, this and their mobile OS makes them not that useful for me. Personally I think I'll be just fine with my smartphone and notebook and I don't think I am in a need for any other devices.

    Posted via CB10
    10-18-14 08:00 AM
  7. kbz1960's Avatar
    I'm thinking a surface pro3 could replace my laptop and be a nice tablet for ease of use. And it's not a dumbed down OS.
    10-18-14 09:57 AM
  8. Mattamus's Avatar
    I don't have a tablet I sit in front of a computer at work all day I have a laptop & pc at home...Out & about I have my Z10 (soon a Passport too) not sure why I would need a tablet or what it could do for me that my other devices already cover.

    My Z10 Whiteout
    10-18-14 10:38 AM
  9. kbz1960's Avatar
    I don't have a tablet I sit in front of a computer at work all day I have a laptop & pc at home...Out & about I have my Z10 (soon a Passport too) not sure why I would need a tablet or what it could do for me that my other devices already cover.

    My Z10 Whiteout
    Its so nice to sit in my recliner and surf on a larger screen that doesn't have to sit on my lap or weigh a lot. I guess for me it's the larger than any phone screen ease of where you can use it. I like full websites, nit watered down mobile versions and full websites suck on a 5" screen.
    10-18-14 11:21 AM
  10. Chris Chin's Avatar
    My tablet is a Surface Pro 2 with a type cover. So it is handy. I have this as my girlfriend took over my laptop... an 11 inch Zenbook.

    Both weigh the same.

    So yes, for me a tablet is needed. Just can't do everything on my z30.



    Posted via CB10 on my Z30
    kbz1960 likes this.
    10-20-14 09:28 AM
  11. Aljean Thein's Avatar
    Tablet with a keyboard is very useful. I hate typing on the touch screen.

    Posted via CB10
    10-27-14 02:54 PM
  12. damienR's Avatar
    Tablet with a keyboard is very useful. I hate typing on the touch screen.

    Posted via CB10
    That will be a nice innovation

    Z30 Beast on Roids....
    10-27-14 02:59 PM
  13. damienR's Avatar
    I already do everything on my Z30 no need for a tablet and soon as my carrier gets the passport even better for me

    Z30 Beast on Roids....
    10-27-14 03:00 PM
  14. Aljean Thein's Avatar
    i meant bluetooth keyboard lol
    10-27-14 04:13 PM
  15. wyleybuster's Avatar
    Well, since I'm typing this on a Playbook, I would say I need a tablet.
    10-27-14 04:59 PM
  16. early2bed's Avatar
    2009 is calling and asking for its "Why do I need a tablet?"debate back.
    Last edited by early2bed; 10-27-14 at 05:53 PM.
    10-27-14 05:27 PM
  17. Marthaelisa17's Avatar
    For me personally yes! Tablets are great to use if you don't want to put all the entertainment apps on your phone. My smartphone is for taking care of business with no distractions! My tablet gives me that extra screen space for everything else. I hated carrying my note2 around. Especially for phone calls. I use my Q10 for taking care of business and my tablet for entertainment. So tablets still do serve a purpose for those who don't feel they need a phablet.

    Posted from my Q10
    10-27-14 07:02 PM
  18. Warlack's Avatar
    I have high hopes with the latest iteration of Intel chips, windows 10 as well as a tablet with a full physical keyboard.

    Currently I am content with my touchscreen notebook and my passport.

    Just having a mobile OS witha tablet defeated the purpose for me and never saw the need to get one.

    Especially since I have had the lenovo twist which would work as a tablet.

    The lenovo yoga is currently on my wishlist

    Posted via CB10
    10-28-14 07:41 AM
  19. sad_old_man's Avatar
    Wees is needin tablets too keeps us frum gettin edakes see?
    10-28-14 10:22 AM

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