[ltp] Re: Anyone played with an X240 yet?
Mon, 24 Feb 2014 13:06:11 +0100
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On Fri, Feb 21, 2014 at 12:42:06AM -0800, Peter FuPing Zhang wrote:
> The design point is mainly for gesture operations of Windows 8, users can=
> W8 gestures easily on this touchpad, it is much larger than last gen.=20
> Another point is for the design of Ultrabook on which Intel defined a str=
> request of thickness.=20
It might be completely off your domain, but then why X series are
suddenly Ultrabook (tm) instead of simply ultra portable machines, like
before (when the X1 was the ultrabook).
It confuses the whole Xseries line, imho.
> Unfortunately it brings some inconvinnences for some Linux users.
I'm pretty sure it brings inconveniences to non Linux users as well: as
I understand it, a lot of people stayed at Windows 7 (a bit like the
XP/Vista story), and I'm not really sure gestures are that useful in
general (but that's a personal feeling indeed).
In any case, thank you for taking the time to respond.
Something I'd be interested in, also, would be the brightness keys issue
with Windows 8 laptops (see
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