For a full description of
convertible Tablet PCs, click here or, for a
specific product check the Links Page.
The Slate Models
The slate Tablet PC is pure portability with no loss in functionality.
With a docking station and a keyboard, the Tablet PC slate models can be
used as a desktop. When it's time to go, just grab it. No
shutdown is required.
For a full description of slate
Tablet PCs, click here or, for a specific
product check the Links Page.
The Hybrid Model
has the unique Tablet PC. This innovative computer has a detachable
keyboard so you get the best of both the slate and the convertible, depending on
what you need and when you need it.
Motion Computing and
Electrovaya, although true
slates, are offering optional attachable keyboards that make their Tablet PCs as
functional as a convertible. For our purposes throughout this site,
though, a Hybrid Tablet PC is classified as one that has the keyboard as an
integral part of the system, not a very nice accessory.
There are many accessories available for the Tablet PC with more being
added all the time. From a case for traveling to a docking station
for desktop use, from an AC adapter to an additional battery to an
external charger, accessories help make the Tablet PC an extremely
versatile computer, no matter how it's used. To take a look at some that
have been rated as Editor's Favorites, click
There's a large selection of programs available specifically for the
Tablet PC. Windows-compatible programs are fully-supported with the
Windows XP Tablet PC Edition operating system as well.
There will be more and more
software created for the Tablet PC, for both general and specialized use.
Many programs are currently available, The following are just a few.
many more programs, visit the
pages on this site.