What is a Tablet PC

what is a tablet pcHave you heard of the news and hype around these new devices called Tablets. What is it? What is so different about it? How do they help you?

A tablet pc is a wireless, portable personal computer with a touch screen interface. This new form of mobile computing is designed to make data handling and portability much easier. These are typically smaller than your laptops or netbooks and larger than the smartphones. They typically have a display that rotates 180 degrees and a touch screen that makes it more user friendly and responsive.

A Slate tablet has electronics integrated into the touch screen unit and lacks a hardware keyboard. But with the available external keyboards we can also have them integrated with these tablet computers. These slate like tablets are rugged and is designed to withstand rough handling and extreme conditions. These rugged tabs are usually encased with a protective shell and have shock protected hard drives.