Paul - you should definitely look at the Thinkpad Yoga - it has the grunt, the nubbin and you can even get the pen version so you can take notes or draw smoothly on the screen.
MS Access is still alive and kicking! It is a bit worrying that it increasingly seems to be sidelined in Microsoft's plans. Now that (hopefully) they're getting away from the secretive Apple way...
Paul, you either have very thick hair or you've made a typo - I suspect the latter.
expect? I think you meant to type "except". A small thing I know.
Presumably, this would work with a PC, too. Whilst there are quite a few of these devices around, not many support DVB-T2.