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Questions tagged [tablet]

Use this tag when searching for a handheld device, larger than the size of cellular phone, that accepts input via a touch screen.

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Tablet with easily used file explorer for loading pdf files

I usually try to be pretty vague, but I think details will help here. My wife needs a mobile device that she can put in her clipboard and take with her at work. She works in schools (at district ...
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2 in 1 device linux compatibility

I want to invest into a small two in one device. By 2 in 1 I mean a tablet with a attachable keyboard. My focus lays on batterie live time, weight and mostly linux compatibility. It shout be able to ...
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Surface Pen alternative that supports tilt

Are there any surface pen cheaper alternatives that supports tilt? I'm using a Surface Pro 2017.
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can't exit from UEFI on a tablet [closed]

[![So I work in a computer repair service and a lady showed up with the tablet part of the ASUS Transformer Pad TF103C (she bought it without the keyboard, already used). The problem is that she ...
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Windows Tablet with no pen lag

I'm currently looking to buy a new Windows tablet for drawing. The problem is that I couldn't find an affordable tablet without any pen lag. The only tablets I know that have low lattency when ...
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Tablet or 2-in-1 for programming and note taking

Looking for a tablet or 2-in-1 for heavy programming and note taking, preferably a tablet or a 2-in-1 with a detachable screen. I care about how the writing feels so looking for a stylus/screen combo ...
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The case for buying either a lenovo tab 4 or fire hd 8

I am an engineering student and can't afford to buy books. Hence, I need to buy a tablet soon. I've read many reviews by tech websites on the two tablets, "fire hd 8" and "lenovo tab 4". My budget is ...
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Stand needed for tablet and keyboard for use on desk and lap

I need an "ergonomic" tablet stand for my Panasonic FZ-G1 Windows 10 Pro tablet: 10.1" screen. It's a rugged tablet and is quiet heavy and about 1 inch thick. I already have a GoldTouch GO2 USB ...
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Android tablet with integrated kickstand

I noticed that the Lenovo Yoga tablet doesn't need a tablet cover in order to sit inclined for watching videos. It has a movable plaque on the back/edge for that. Is there any other Android tablet ...
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E-ink tablet as substitute for textbooks

I am looking for an E-ink tablet that can be used well as a substitute for physical college textbooks. It should have a pdf-reader that is versatile in the sense that it has many features that are ...
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Fanless, LTE and thunderbolt convertible / 2-in-1 / tablet laptop suggestion?

I would highly appreciate your suggestions regarding the device I have been searching for last couple of months. Please accept my apologies for the long question, I found no other way to ask my doubts ...
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Cheap device to take to school for light work

There are Easter Revision Sessions coming up and I can't write well so I am looking for something tablet/laptop that I will be able to write in. I also aim to use this for work for the next two years, ...
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Choosing a convertible laptop

I am looking for a tablet/convertible pc for my aunt and I am undecided what to get. The main usage would be navigation and Word processing, occasionally some light photoshop/illustrator work. I got ...
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DIY boards for building a lightweight Linux tablet

I'd like to build a homebrewed tablet-style device that can run an Ubuntu-ish OS pretty well. The easy solution for a DIY computer is the Raspberry Pi, since it has reasonable power and supports ...
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Detachble / Convertible 2in1 with proper Linux/Ubuntu support

Due to the fact that my old EeePC is next to end of life (which was running with Ubuntu for 7 years) I plan to buy a similar small device as replacement. Thereby, my focus lies in the Detachable/...
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What's the best tablet for my needs?

My notebook stopped working and, seen that I mainly use it as a desktop computer, I'd rather buy a desktop computer this time. This leaves me with the need to buy a tablet, that will be used for the ...
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Discrete mobile internet browsing

I'm looking for a way to connect to the internet through 4G/LTE and have the ability to secure my own traffic, browse primarily text-based sites (read: I don't need serious media streaming capability),...
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Big screen, low power tablet or 2-in-1 thin client?

I use my iPad solely for remote access my high-spec PC, which is where I do all my heavy software development work. The 9.7 inch ipad screen isn't really big enough for my needs anymore, so I need a ...
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Want a Dream Tablet, with data plan, rooted to run Linux distro

My tablet no longer works. I need a replacement pretty quickly. Ideally my new tablet will have the following properties: T Mobile's data network (1700 and 2100 band?) easily rooted can run Linux ...
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Tablet pen that doesnt need a conductive surface/touch the tablet

I´m looking for a pen that I can use on any surface (like a table) as a mouse-like input for a tablet, phone or laptop. Does something like that exist?
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Android device (phone/tablet) that has a display that can be easily viewed in direct sunlight

I am looking for an Android device that has a display that can be easily viewed in direct bright sunlight. I have tried several high-end cell phones, and they are all challenging to read in bright ...
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Need a tablet or smart note pad interface for medical physician

I am seeking a tablet or smart note taking pad that I can use to integrate with a database for a medical centre. The scenario is basically digitalising a doctor's office. When the doctor interviews ...
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ipad sized notebook/tablet with e-ink screen and keyboard?

I'm not sure if this is the right stackexchange for this but here goes: I'm a writer (among other things), and I'm often on the go. It would be extremely helpful for me if I could write on a computer ...
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Ubuntu/Linux tablet or laptop that can support Active Digitizer Pen Pressure Input?

I'm an illustrator and I'm in the market for a tablet or laptop with an active digitizer stylus (Wacom, N-Trig) but that can also run Ubuntu or Linux. I'd like to start to move away from iOs and ...
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2-in-1 phablet/laptop - detachable keyboard, long battery life, 3G/4G sim slot

Those are the requirements: Sim slot for mobile broadband Detachable keyboard, preferably with additional battery Good for multimedia/surfing Weight in tablet config so that woman can hold it for a ...
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Is there an inexpensive tablet with a stylus that can handle large PDFs for markup?

I am looking for a cheap tablet that I can use with a stylus for primarily marking up pdfs. I spend a lot of my time doing architectural redlines and having to use a mouse to draw boxes and arrows and ...
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Android tablet with pen input

I'm looking for a tablet with pen input running a recent version of Android. The main purpose would be taking notes on PDF lecture slides during lectures at university. I would not use it to listen to ...
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Inexpensive flat device with A4 or similar screen

My wife is a classical musician and is tired of managing stacks of music scores on paper. She would like an electronic device that she could place on the stand at the piano or organ and have it ...
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2-in-1 (detachable keyboard) for office work with good multitasking ability

Enough RAM/processor for multitasking (mainly Office + multitab internet surfing) Preferably Android system supports 3g Budget (up to 300 euros, a little bit more would be fine)
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Which tablet with a lot of sensors (proximity, pressure,…)?

I have to buy a tablet for a research project. During the project I have to collect sensor and user inputs of the tablet (The goal is to predict the attention level of the user with machine learning). ...
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Pen Only Tablet

are there any tablets which do not allow for the user to typing using fingers, only a pen, Because I want to have a tablet running XP where I can use lying down to type word docs and bug test apps. I ...
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Tablet for reading and writing notes

I'm looking for a tablet that is optimal for reading PDFs and making handwritten notes on them. I would like a large screen: some of the PDFs are in A4 format and they should be shown in something ...
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Dual screen support on Android tablet

I am looking for a solution using hardware and/or software to display content which is split into two LCD screens side-by-side (like in desktop systems with two monitors) for Android tablet. There ...
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Micro USB splitting cable that allows charging and reads standard USB simultaneously (Samsung Tab S2)

I recently bought the Galaxy Tab S2, 9.7" (T813; Android Marshmallow) thinking I could simultaneously charge it and read files from a standard USB drive using a cable such as one found here.   ...
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Compact, lightweight detachable laptop (or Windows tablet with keyboard accessory) with high sustained performance and long battery life

We're in the market for a Windows laptop or tablet to replace Father's ancient (nine years old!) desktop but we have some very stringent requirements: If the device is a laptop, the (touch) display ...
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Deciding between computer, laptop or tablet-hybrid

i'm not using all my computer hardware regularly anymore and want to make a change. Currently i have: 1 stationary computer capable of running recent games 1 mini tv computer which stutters badly ...
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Android tablet with 10+ inch screen, 2 or 4 gb ram, GPS and 3/4G recommendation

So I wanna buy a tablet that is the closest to these specs: 10 to 11.6 inch screen Android 5.1 or above. Dual boot tablets (with ability to run Windows as well) are also okay At least 2 GB of RAM GPS ...
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Inexpensive Electronic Task Board

I'm looking for something inexpensive to use as an electronic task board mounted on the wall in a house spending under or close to $50 if possible. Preferably a 7" screen minimum. 3" seems to small. ...
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Portable device to show powerpoint and video content that is read only and offline

I need to purchase around 10 tablets or laptops to enable very technically challenged users to open powerpoint presentations and videos that I copy manually onto the device. The following ...
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Budget 2-in-1 for taking lecture notes

I have been searching high and low for a device that I can use the touchscreen capabilities of OneNote without breaking the bank. I really like the Surface 4, but I am not in the financial position ...
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What 2-in-1 is suited for high level graphic designers?

I'm running into issues with my current laptop (an old Macbook Pro Retina) while trying to screen record graphic design tutorials so its time for an upgrade. I don't do much video work beyond the ...
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Asus Zenpad S 8.0 vs Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 - Travel

I am in the market for an android tablet, I am mostly rounded down to an 8" model (though not 100% on this) . Looking at the Asus Zenpad s 8.0 or the Galaxy S2 8.0 My primary uses will be watching ...
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Tablet for using as a digital frame

I was willing to buy a digital frame for my photos but, after some research and seeing the prices, I'm starting to think that a tablet under 100 USD should perform much better than the digital frames ...
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ARM Tablet 9“-13” totally free/open-source from bootloader up capable of running standard Debian Linux [duplicate]

I am looking for a tablet that can run a standard mainline blob-free Linux kernel, and has open firmwares/drivers for the at least the DMA-capable built-in peripherals. The bootloader must be open-...
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Is there a tablet SOC capable of running a blob-free mainline Linux kernel with open wifi, and useable graphics support?

I am wondering, whether a platform with these specifications exists: Hacking-friendly from open boot-loader up (support for re-locking?) Linux mainline kernel (blob-free?) boot support with SMP. Free/...
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Homeautomation Dashboard (Tablet / Wallmount)

I'm a programmer building my own Homeautomationsystem. I'm looking for some sort of tablet which I can mount to a wall and use to display information as well control things. The software I planed to ...
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Android Tablet for long time usage

I am looking for an Android tablet which can easily run multiple weeks or even months while being hooked up to a power source. I want to use the tablet for automatically taking screenshots of ...
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Suggest me phones with UHS-II support?

UHS-II(with 8 extra pins) supports much more speed than regular UHS-I microsd card, so I am going to buy a UHS-II microsd from (probably) Sandisk/Lexar. But I did not find any list of UHS-II supported ...
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Small tablet as control device for home automatization

I want to control several things like lighting via Ethernet using self developed android apps. For this reason I need a solid base hardware with the following features: Must have Rocksolid hardware ...
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Android tablet to be used for single dedicated purpose

I have been developing a piece of software that is essentially a web-based GUI interface that configures equipment that will be used in outdoor/field environments (over a wifi network created by the ...