Yes and I have my eye on the upcoming Lenovo Yoga 11S
I expect the marriage of Windows 8 and a touch screen convertible laptop is my next major purchase. I believe Microsoft has it right for me, that an addition to the Windows 7 system that also provides a separate touch screen interface is the best of both worlds.
I currently have:
- an iPod Touch which exposes me to the simplicity and speed of a touch screen world with it's many simple targeted apps. In this environment I mostly consume media.
- A desktop and laptop running Windows 7 where I enjoy having multiple windows open along with a browser running 10-15 tabs. In this environment I use the keyboard to rapidly type emails, documents, and other text entry. I also run powerful applications for things like photo and video editing, spreadsheets, and presentations.
I have not purchased a tablet due to the lack of an attached keyboard, and the inability to run my Windows applications. I am really looking forward to a single portable device that allows me to do most of what the iPod Touch provides as well as what Windows 7 and it's applications provides.
I expect to use the Windows 8 desktop about 80% of the time, switching the Lenovo Yoga 11S into tablet mode for some of the same things I currently use my iPod Touch for, but of course only while sitting down and not on the fly which is much better done with the pocketable iPod Touch.
I don't think my situation represents the majority. I do believe there are enough who are in the same situation as I am to allow for a significant market share for these types of devices.
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