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Enough Waiting, Here's How to Make Your Own Windows 8 Tablet

By McKinley Noble, PCWorld

Although CES didn't exactly signal the advent of Windows 8, the touchscreen-centric OS is definitely on quite a few developers' minds. Of course, until the complementing tablets finally come out of hiding, everyone else is left twiddling their thumbs. But if you happen to have special access to the preview version of the system software, you can simply create your own Windows 8 tablet -- from spare parts, no less.

As shown over at Instructables, one tech-savvy modder turned an old-looking Toshiba laptop into a working Windows 8 tablet with little more than a screwdriver, tape, some glue, and a couple small planks of wood to give everything some breathing room.



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My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 8.1 Pro x64
    Computer type
    Tablet
    System Manufacturer/Model
    Surface Pro 3
    CPU
    i5
    Memory
    4GB DDR3
    Graphics Card(s)
    Intel Graphics HD
    Screen Resolution
    2160 x 1440
    Hard Drives
    128GB SSD, 128GB MicroSD
    Internet Speed
    8GB
    Antivirus
    Bitdefender

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