Oh Where, Oh Where, has my Keyboard Gone?
Myth #276 Tablets Take Over the World
Tablets are a whole new category of device intended to consume information or content rather than to create it.The eCommerce Times distinguishes between the needs of content creators (like a keyboard) and content consumers. Tablets are well suited for consumption, but the list of applications is growing and tools like the SWYPE Keyboard might change the game.
Students create content (usually in 3-5 page increments) and the keyboard is still a great tool for that type of work.
- Jim Bajarin in PC Magazine (link to his PC Magazine Profile), discusses a 75%/25% consume/create model rather than the classic Pareto 80/20, but the logic is sound.
- Netbooks vs. Tables: How to Decide
- Ina Fried (Link: About Me page) on All Things Digital mirrors the thought:
- So Tablets Aren't for Content Creation, Huh? The iPad2 Begs to Differ