Correct, debro, tabs are mere high priced toys.
Here is the burning question.
Will any manufacturer of these tablets ever bring them into the status of a serious
product that could rival a notebook/laptop for productivity?
Part of the answer to that is not if tablets can't use a microsoft operating system.
Yeah, I have thought about linux distros or mac but let's face it, there are many more programs for MS OS than for these others....and MS OS doesn't have the drawbacks of linux or mac...linux, one has to fiddle with it too much to get stuff to work correctly and mac...well...is too proprietary.
I have my doubts that tablets will ever have the full unfettered versatility or power of a laptop...if they do, enlighten me...
Really I don't think the powers to be will ever allow that to happen.
And if they do, I would imagine the price will be more than what most will want to pay.
If microsoft wants to sell a lot of tablets, they will make full productivity tablets at lower prices than Ipads...while not hamstringing the OS in the process....part of which means letting the user choose booting to desktop and a start menu instead of the goofy-stupid metro crap.