No so long ago, the computer geek was confined to the back rooms and basements of companies everywhere.
In the tech world, the inventor, originator or driving force behind a new product or technology is typically dubbed "father of the _______".
Geek chic of years gone by isn't so cool today, as technology races on.
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The great thing about geeks is that we just love our technology--operating systems, consoles, companies, gadgets, game characters--you name it, we adore it, and we want it to be with us forever.
"The Active Desk," was a touch-screen device developed in 1992 at the University of Toronto.
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First impression on unpacking the Q702 test unit was the solid feel and clean, minimalist styling.
For work use, Microsoft Word and Excel programs pre-installed on the device are adequate for preparing short documents.
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My first impression after unboxing the Q702 is that it is a nice looking unit. Styling is somewhat minimalist but very effective. The tablet part, once detached, has a nice weight, and no buttons or switches are located in awkward or intrusive positions.
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