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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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 ...
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Low cost Android tablets with high quality screens

I bought several inexpensive new 7″ and 10″ Android tablets from different manufacturers. The screens on all of them are quite poor. You have to look at them at just the right angle to get a ...
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Non-generic power adapters with barrel connectors with 2.5 mm OD and 0.8 mm ID for Chinese tablets?

A lot of Chinese tablets (and probably some others as well) use a barrel connector instead of microUSB to charge. They all seem to use the standard size of 2.5 mm OD (outside diameter) and 0.8 mm ID (...
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Tablet for movie watching: ZTE SPro2 or Yoga tab 3?

I don't have a TV because I think they are ugly and require too much space. I like the idea of packing away the screen so it's not always there, in plain sight. However I still like to watch films, so ...
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Convertible tablet/laptop for multimedia/light gaming

I'm looking for a laptop/tablet with the following abilities & specifications: Ability to play lower-intensity games like Civilization V and Planetary Annihilation (confirmation from someone who ...
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Portable rechargeable battery (power supply) for tablets and phones that will also jumpstart large vehicle engines

I am seeking recommendations for a portable rechargeable battery pack. Requirements Reliable Can safely power tablets and phones (only need 2.1A at once) Can reliably jumpstart a large vehicle ...
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LCD Laptop \ Tablet

Shot in the dark here but is anyone aware of any laptops or tablets which have a pure LCD (Old LCD screen without the LED backlight). Now let me explain why... I have a brother who suffers from a ...
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Good tablet for Linux?

Just curious, any suggestions for tablets that run Linux well? There doesn't seem to be much information out there about this, but from my research a few that work well are: Samsung Slate 7 Acer ...
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Tablet vs Laptop

Consider an user that mainly uses his notebook for: surf the web open 4~6 browsers tabs (ex: google + youtube + amazon + static pages) run msoffice apps (ex: excel + powerpoint + email) watch ...
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Kitchen-proof ebook reader for recipes

I'm looking for an e-book reader or tablet for use in a kitchen. Most of the recipes I use are in electronic form (saved web pages, scans of recipe cards, etc.), and running back and forth between ...
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A Phone/Tablet with WiFi

I want a phone, and I don't need 3G/4G/5G/Whatever other Gs there are, just WiFi. I have been considering the LG Optimus Exceed 2. Max Price: $40 including shippingLocation: USA Requirements Screen ...
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Cheap Android tablet with USB OTG webcam support

I am looking for an Android tablet which has USB OTG webcam support. The tablet should have the following features: Between 6 and 14 inches in screen size Fanless Cost less than $200 (negotiable) ...
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Case for a Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 inch tablet

I have a Galaxy Tab 4, 10.1 inch tablet that is in need of a case. I am looking for a case that is similar to one I had on my Asus Transformer. Criteria: Hard cover folds over the screen Opens in ...
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Tablet that comes with 100% FLOSS

I’m looking for a tablet that ships with FLOSS (Free/Libre Open Source Software) only. For the FLOSS smartphone (which I‘m also looking for), I was willing to accept the compromise that firmware/...
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Android 10.1" tablet that supports Android 5.1 (or Cyanogenmod 12.1) or higher

I am looking to replace an ASUS Transformer (TF101). I like the 10.1" form factor as I use it for watching videos more than I use it as an eReader. One of the features I liked about the Transformer ...
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Android ebook reader

I am looking for a new Android e-book reader. The primary requirements: OS: Officially supports Android v6. Weight: < 300gr, preferably < 250gr Price: < $250 Dimensions: not large (roughly ...

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