Thinking of returning xoom...

Discussion in 'Motorola Xoom' started by soulshot96, Apr 5, 2011.

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    OK I'm thinking of returning my xoom b/c I got it cause it was cheaper than a laptop and I heard I could do almost all the stuff a laptop can with the xoom, but after getting the best app I could find for PowerPoint/word I couldn't find all the settings that I need. I'm starting to think I should have gone with the laptop and I still have time to take it back to staples...any suggestions?

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    These new tablets are fun to play with and are good at doing some things (reading a book, playing games, web, and email). I just dont think they are there yet as a full replacement for a laptop.

    If you are finding some shortcomings in what you need the device to do, you should look at getting something that will handle all your tasks.
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    Thanks for the help. I love my xoom but right now I need something for school more than for fun. It sucks. But its true.
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    Yes, sadly Android and iOS tablets are far behind full operating system OS's, even though they are marketed as such. They are more multimedia devices than they are tools for work and school.
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    Well looks like I'm going to have to get a hp pavilion entertainment PC with a i5 processer and then buy a office 2010 key for $99 ughhh.

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    ok sorry to say but it isn't a total replacement for a laptop. as for me, it is do light procedures done then to transfer docs. it is in no way like a regular office files that's for sure. not all docs can be manipulated like Microsoft. im an excel, visio, access user and of course there isn't any app right now that feeds Xoom. again, sorry u were mislead but I myself read a lot about the cons, even got heat from smart alecs who thinks I don't anything.

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    Ya, no way does it fully replace my laptop. Its a new toy to play with for me.