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Axiotron converts MacBook into tablet PC Modbook

 
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PostPosted: Thu May 01, 2008 9:02 am    Post subject: Axiotron converts MacBook into tablet PC Modbook Reply with quote

Axiotron converts MacBook into tablet PC Modbook
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USA Today - "It is billed as the one and only Tablet Mac. But the cleverly designed Modbook I've been testing is not from Apple. The portable, slate-style computer is engineered by an El Segundo, Calif., start-up called Axiotron."

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PostPosted: Sat May 03, 2008 7:32 am    Post subject: ah Reply with quote

I just wish they would do this with the MacBook Pro since an engineer could require the dedicated graphics for on site/in field drafting.
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PostPosted: Sat May 03, 2008 7:44 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

It's a fantastic hack, and the price is pretty competitive; buying an Axiotron Modbook adds $1200 to the price of a basic MacBook, whereas you would only save a couple of hundred dollars by buying a Wacom Cintiq 12WX and plugging that into your MacBook.
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