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Toshiba's Satellite U500-1EX has become the latest notebook to hop onto the touchscreen bandwagon. The laptop's 13.3in display is multi-touch capable. Toshiba's Satellite U500-1EX Toshiba's Satellite U500-1EX: multi-touch sensitive Control comes courtesy of Windows 7's Touch Pack add-on. The 1280 x 800 resolution screen is …

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Hinge mechanism

Notice the fancy hinge mechanism, designed to lower the centre of gravity when the screen is up, thus making the machine more stable when you prod it... Just like a Psion!

The technology may have come along 13 years, but qwerty touchscreen devices still face the same physical problems, made worse when the screen extends up so much higher from the base, I would imagine.

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How is this different?

I seem to recall computers like this called "Tablet PCs" some time ago

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gonk

Good Lord, that looks UGLY!

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Oh come on...

When was the last time Toshiba ever made anything that looked nice?

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One thing..

Finger prints.

That is all...

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