Overall, the screen is fairly nice, however, the graininess is something that those who prefer crystal clear quality may want to look into further, and possibly look elsewhere when looking for a tablet pc. We need just a little more information Our unit came with an integrated dual-layer DVD burner and a full-sized keyboard—two features rarely found in a tablet PC. This dampened my hopes some, because at that time, very few vendors offered a tablet pc that had a dedicated GPU. The screen is sufficient for most applications, but a little grainy when playing DVDs. People looking for an ultra thin and ultra-portable convertible laptop should take a close look….

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Gateway ME Convertible Review

Questions about pen tilt, drivers, and hardware Steve BNov 30,in forum: This will prove to be quite useful when doing term papers in college, where I will be typing for an extended period of time. Overall, the laptop feels well built and up to the task of the abuse that may be experienced by this laptop, both in regular and tablet mode.

The ME is sturdy and runs cool and quiet, with the fans only occasionally spinning on. What is your job title?

Question for European users kneehowguysSep 24,in forum: Scheduled to be late next week. The ME features an EZ Pad pointing device and also comes with a stylus gatsway that is thicker and much easier to grip than those offered by competing solutions.

The Gateway ME offers the flexibility of a tablet without compromising features or performance expected in a notebook. However, this Gateway did not disappoint. Four other buttons control screen orientation, launch Bluwtooth Task Manager, launch applications and toggle the five-way cursor between navigation and AV settings.


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Similar Threads – Question M bluetooth. From what I have seen, this works quite well.

This is pretty astounding considering that I chose to get the slower mhz memory and not taking advantage of the faster FSB that the processor has. Research Assistant on Top IT resources to move gatweay business forward. The main downside for many people is the fact that the screen is connected to the rest of the laptop by usually one hinge, m2855-e thus this single hinged needs to be quite sturdy in order to withstand the daily grind of the constant changing between modes.

Discussion in ‘ Acer Gateway ‘ started by ichibanJan 26, Gateway M keyboard and touchpad view large image. There are no ports along the back, and the only jacks in the front are to attach an external mic, headphones, as well as a 7-in-1 Media Card Reader. There are a number of buttons on the edge of the screen for se in tablet mode.

The palm rests are also quite stiff, in the sense that they do not flex at all, even when considering that the modular bay is under the right palm rest and in many other laptops there is a flex present. All content posted on TechnologyGuide is granted to TechnologyGuide with electronic publishing rights in perpetuity, as all content posted on this site becomes a part of the community. This dampened my hopes some, because gzteway that time, very few vendors offered a tablet pc that had a dedicated Bluetoohh.

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The systems hinge is sturdy, and a scroll wheel next to the display makes it easy to navigate. The bleutooth rpm hard drive can also deserve some credit, as this makes available many of the things I need sooner, thus eliminating a bottleneck that may exist had I chosen to go with the slower rpm hard drive.


Visit our network of sites: It hardly ever experiences lag, and this is definitely a positive attribute for this computer. Performance is excellent, with an overall PCMark05 score of 3, while running the default Tablet settings.

Your registration with Eweek will include the following free email newsletter s: Converting the ME from notebook to tablet mode can be done by swiveling the screen around and laying the back of the display flat on top of the keyboard. Would you like to receive these special partner offers via e-mail? Share Email Twitter Facebook Google. This tablet amply provides a laptop that in essence is a laptop, but also provides tablet functionality without detracting from the overall notebook experience.

Gateway M right side view view large image. It has a semi-glossy cover, which provides excellent visibility, and the brightness is very adjustable, and I find myself keeping it on the lowest setting because I like to save battery life which later you will find out I really do not need to.