I'll be starting nursing school come winter but I've been really looking into a tablet to help with notes, and help me study better as well as use in the field, but I'm not sure what to get been reading a lot on the toshiba's, would like suggestions General Questions. 1. What is your budget? preferably less then 2000 2. Do you prefer a Slate, Convertible or Ultra Mobile PC (UMPC)? convertible 3. What size Tablet PC would you prefer? any, preferable something light 4. Which country do you intent to purchase from? USA 5. Do you have any preferences to brand loyalty or dislikes? no 6. How many hours battery life do you require? as many as i can get, but at least 3-4 hours 7. What do you intend to use the Tablet for? note-taking, writing papers, some music, research/investigation missing/UID persons w/ volunteer organizations. 8. Do you have an OS preference? not vista 9. What software and tasks do you intend to run? nursing/tutor programs, excel, word, powerpoint, internet for massive research 10. Do you intend playing heavy processor intensive Games? no Screen Specifics 1. Do you prefer standard or widescreen? no preference 2. What resolution do you prefer? any 3. Do you require an Indoor only or Indoor/Outdoor screen option? not really, but will be walking around campus and in clinics 4. Do you require Wacom or Finepoint Technology? not sure? 5. Do you require a Passive or Active Digitizer? not sure Component Specifics 1. What size Hard Drive and Memory do you require? at least 80GB memory - 1GB 2. Do you require an Optical Drive? would be nice 3. Do you require ability to add a second Battery or Hard Drive (Modular Bay technology)? no but might be necessary since will be for nursing Misc 1. Other non specific items ~ please add other items you require not covered above? wireless internet capabilities.