Noun: A completely and utterly worthless computer company that sells blocks a shit, aka laptops, to college students. The company attempts to conceal their horrible product by including "exclusive" university features. What they don't tell you is that you can by a laptop for over $1,000 cheaper that is better performance-wise, and those exclusive programs are free from the university website.
Can also be used to reference a worthless piece of crap, or a dick move.
Student 1: "Wow, this is the fifth time in a month I've taken my Tangent computer in. What a piece of shit."
Student 2: "You should fake an accident to your computer and get the warranty money. Buy something better."
Kid 1: "My car broke down again."
Kid 2: "What a fucking Tangent."
Kid 1: "Dude, Tangent move..."
Kid 2: "My bad."