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Chapter 1. Introducing the Tablet PC > Tablet PC Pros and Cons

Tablet PC Pros and Cons

Although there are many benefits to switching to the Tablet PC from another computing platform, there are a few things that you must give up. For example, the Tablet PC has a smaller screen, no integrated removable drives, and a slower processor. But you gain handwriting and speech recognition capabilities, as well as the ability to use your computer instead of paper for almost everything.

Getting Used to Less Screen Real Estate

For me, getting used to less screen real estate was tough. I am a screen real estate hog. I used to only buy laptops with 1400×1050 displays. On top of that, I used a second 1280×1024 display. Now, I still have the external display, but my Tablet PC is only running at 1024×768.


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