A Fresh Install of macOS Sierra

I’ve just finished reinstalling my Mac, completely wiping the drive and starting again. This is just a bit about why, how, and how it turned out. Why? Well, it had been getting a bit crashy recently, for one thing. Sometimes it just didn’t want to come back from sleep mode (I know the feeling), and […]

Buying Space

I needed a portable external hard drive (Search for “portable external hard drive” on: DuckDuckGo, Amazon UK, Amazon US). You’d think that would be easy, wouldn’t you? I quite liked the idea of buying in a shop. eBuyer are cheaper, but I’d have to pay for delivery, and I needed it as quickly as possible, […]

Tablet PC – After Two Weeks

Time for an update on the tablet PC – how am I liking it after two weeks?

I recently bought a Toshiba Portege M200 tablet PC. I made some notes in a previous post about how I was getting on with it after four days. I’ve now been using it for two weeks, so it’s time for another update.

The Verdict

Let’s start with a good old executive summary. I love it. It’s a great little laptop, and the extra flexibility you get from the tablet features make a real difference.

I use it as a laptop more than as a slate, but fortunately, it works very nicely as both. The only real downside I’ve found so far is that it is a bit on the heavy side for using as a slate. If you really want to be comfortable sitting reading in bed with a slate-form tablet, you might be better off with the tiny HP models where the keyboard can be completely removed. Go see what James Kendrick thinks of his.