Harvard Study Says Tablet PCs are a Pain in the Neck

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kixofmyg0t

Or you can do what I do and not hold it in a uncomfortable position........

Doesn't take a genius to know if something hurts then you probably shouldn't be doing it.

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Dartht33bagger

Or you could just not get a tablet in the first place because they really have no purpose.

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JBaz

except for sexy girls who need to take a quick photo of their body in the mirror when they can't find their ipod, iphone or digicam fast enough... lol

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dentaku

I've always found the standard slate form factor to be quite bad ergonomically. Convertible ultrabooks like the Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga are much more practical because you can use them both ways.

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JohnP

Yeah. I have already noticed this as I have Fibromyalgia and that makes me prone to increased discomfort in aches and pains. Holding the tablet up to eye level with one hand while finger pointing is tough, in my lap makes my neck sore, and constant wrist movement is a pain (heh). Using the kitchen table is nice but the best I have found is lying in bed and propping it on my knees (but then my eyes start to ache after an hour or so). This makes my tablet a short term enjoyment and a long term instrument of torture.

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tekknyne

I haven't bought a tablet yet because I don't want to spend all day using staring at my crotch :)

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JBaz

Or spend $500 for an over-glorified ipod touch...

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