HP TouchSmart tx2z not good for art vault heists

HP's multitouch-enabled convertible Tablet PC is used in an episode of Fox's "Dollhouse" to aid in a vault heist, but having reviewed it, I'm pretty sure it would do more harm than good.

This is a conversation I had with myself while watching episode four of "Dollhouse," in which one of the main characters is involved in the break-in and robbery of a vault filled with valuable works of art:


Me: Hey, I think that's the HP tx2z that guy's using.
Me: Yeah, it totally is.
Me: Wonder if he's using the multitouch to rotate his plans every time he changes direction?
Me: Doubtful. The multitouch is slow and inefficient on that thing.
Me: You wanna talk about inefficient, how 'bout that AMD Turion X2 Ultra Dual-Core ZM-86 processor it's running on?
Me: Hey now, it performed on par with a 2.26GHz Intel Core 2 Duo P8400.
Me: All right, but what about the battery life? He's clearly using the extended eight-cell pack on that thing and it only gets about three hours work time. Would you want to be in the middle of a heist with all your plans or whatever on a laptop and have it die on you?
Me: Yeah, totally impractical...but for non-heist-related computing it's pretty fun.
Me: Oh sure, I'd give it 3.5 out of 5 stars overall.

Read the full review of the HP TouchSmart tx2z convertible Tablet PC .

 

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