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Aria New In-Room Tablets

Discussion in 'LV Strip Hotels & Casinos' started by 44inarow, Jan 5, 2016.

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  1. 44inarow

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    They are definitely better, but they need to do something about these slow, crappy Phillips TVs.
     
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    Yeah Im here now and I like them over the old clunky controls tho I'm having issues controlling the AC with mine. It's a bit like an iPad I suppose, love the dimmers on the lighting but haven't spent THAT much time playing with it, busy doing other things ;-)
     
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    Those old tablets were such a challenge with their inconsistent touch response ... particularly when I tried to get a couple hours sleep and saw three tablets at once.
     
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    Agreed. But the new tablets are way better.
     
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    So, just thought I'd update this after having the chance to play with these for a couple days (and while waiting in the room for my next conference call). I'd say these are an improvement, but there are definitely a couple issues. The biggest problem for me is that, while these tables are way more responsive, have a ton more information, and are just generally more functional... the clock feature is junk, and it's driving me nuts, because there's no other clock in the room. In my experience so far, (1) oftentimes the tablets go into sleep mode for a while, which means that at night, you have to choose between either not being able to see the time, or a way-too-bright screen being on (the brightness function needs to have more choices than "really really bright", "really bright", and "off"), and (2) even when the screen is on, there are sometimes pop-up ads that cover the clock window. Neither is a particularly huge issue, but it's kind of annoying. I kind of wish that they'd add an inexpensive clock radio to each room, which would be a cheap way to solve this (admittedly minor) problem.

    Also, somewhat hilariously, there's a property map, but it's incredibly old. As best I can tell it's from Spring 2013, since it shows a blank space where Five50 is now (Skybox closed in January 2013, and Five50 opened in July 2013). It still has the old names for lots of spaces ("Carta Privada", "Bar Moderno", "Cafe Vettro", "View Bar", etc.), still shows Deuce, City Bar, Breeze Cafe, Gold, and American Fish, and shows the Starbucks on the Promenade level as "coming soon". Come on, guys.
     
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    I noticed that on their slots (VP) as well where you can scroll through dining options back in August. But to give Aria some credit, it seems like they've completely redone every single restaurant and space since they've opened.
     
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