A (Tablet PC) handheld tablet computer is a computer device that has almost all the characteristics of the widely used desktop computer. Most tablet computers are designed with a touch sensitive screen which acts like their main input device and which the panel computer is equipped to use and operate using.
The term was first popularized by Microsoft early in 2001, although the term tablet PC’s is now used widely to refer to any portable slate-sized tablet computer, even if the portable computer is not using the operating system of Microsoft but another operating system. Most tablets today use virtual keyboards plus handwriting recognizing software’s for text input through the tablets touch screens.
Almost all handheld tablet computers use wireless adapters to connect to the Internet and local area connections. Tablets today make use of software applications, which include web browsers, games, office suites, and a wide range of other applications.
Most tablet manufacturers make their tablet using the universal 12″ size format, with screen resolutions of 800×1280 pixels. When tablet computers were being introduced they were meant to replace the newspaper, same as how the typewriter was replaced by the typewriter.
The handheld computer has been in rotation for quite some time now, quietly some high-tech tablet computer enterprises slowly lined up and launched tablet versions of touch-screen sensitive tablet machines, which at the same time were keyboard free. The tablets that were manufactured by these establishments gripped the thoughts of bloggers, tech executives, gadget hound and bloggers who even began projecting their dreams onto the tablet sized computers.
Today, the tablet PC is seen as the savior of book publishers and newspaper publishing industries. The tablets provide another way of watching movies and TV shows, while playing games. Tablets provide a rich visual way of enjoying the trappings of the web plus the ever-growing world of applications that are suited for the mobile phone. Most tablet gadgets are designed to entertain, inform and offer services that can locate places also as dictionaries. Other tablets also make use of the 2-way communication systems and sharing services which are real-time based.
The other rationale as to why tablets have become abundantly popular is their flexibility. Tablet computers are remarkably light, and small which makes them easy to work with in squeezed spaces the touch screen feature on the slates allow the keying in off data effortlessly without any hitches. All tablet sized computers have one thing in common; they use the touch based display technology. The other advantage of using the tablet sized computers is that they can also be used to draw or create illustrations with the aid of the stylus or the pen. The feature offers the chance to be more creative and have a free-flowing communication with the device.