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lifehacker says: Make Your Own Windows 8 Tablet with Off-the-Shelf Gear

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Posted 26 September 2011 - 11:25 AM

The Samsung tablet running the Windows 8 Developer Preview that Microsoft gave out to BUILD 2011 attendees is on eBay and other classified sites for over a thousand dollars, but if you want to experience Windows 8's interface on a tablet instead of with a keyboard and mouse, ExtremeTech has a guide to building your own with easily available tablets that you can buy anywhere at more modest prices.

Full lifehacker article here: http://lifehacker.com/5843770/build-your-own-windows-8-tablet-with-off-the-shelf-gear

Extremetech article here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/96605-how-to-build-your-own-windows-8-developer-preview-tablet

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Posted 07 October 2011 - 11:10 AM

This just tells you you can upgrade a Win 7 tablet to the WDP....I was hoping for something a little maore...mechanical. :(
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Posted 16 November 2011 - 12:40 PM

I was hoping for something a little maore...mechanical. :(

Hah, I agree! I was all excited, ready to go sit at my soldering station and build a Tablet :P

I guess asides from the title being very misleading, it serves a purpose for an audience that would like to simply upgrade their tablet.

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