That does raise some interesting power-user possibilities, now you point it out. Tablet as remote display, media remote control, presentation remote control; debugging Android development on a second monitor, regardless of how the tablet is connected (I enjoy debug and test deployment to my Nexus with adb over TCP).
This is before even considering the possibility of using Linux as the x86/base laptop host or dual-boot OS, though I'm wondering just what hurdles would be to making the tablet/screen recognize the host? Anyone have more technical specs on this that can elaborate whether it's just a DVI or HDMI connection with a special pin short to tell the tablet to sleep the Android system and connect the display to the output, or if it has some more complicated or proprietary mechanism for switching modes?
I was already considering this as a machine to request from work for my next laptop, partly to eliminate the clutter in my bag (currently a Win8-running bulky Acer Iconia Tab W500, Lenovo SL400, Nexus 7 in case, iPad Mini in covers, and a hotspot) and partly for its utility -- switch to Android tablet for running Wifi-analyzer or Fing, back to WIndows to configure settings over the network with touchpad/keyboard.
Strange bedfellows, indeed, but quite the interesting marriage of good technology. Especially given the quality of the hardware.