I just don’t feel that it’s there yet. This whole tablet PC technology. The concept of writing with a digital pen onto a surface should at the very least be just as easy as writing on regular paper – and more. The unit comes with a P7,000.00 pen – the only way to write onto the screen. You can even rotate the pen and use the back as an eraser.
But are we really there yet? So many technologies like motion detection (the Wii) and gesture control (iPhone, iPod touch, MacBook Air) have been developed since the tablet. Again, don’t get me wrong – by itself the R400 is pretty impressive. Check out the next issue of MANUAL, available in all major news stands.