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Android Tablet for long time usage

I have a first generation Asus Transformer (TF101) that I leave plugged in constantly. It is used as a digital picture frame and wall mounted home automation control panel. It is a bit aged at this ...
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Android 10.1" tablet that supports Android 5.1 (or Cyanogenmod 12.1) or higher

If you're willing to go for a little bit larger screen and no official support for Cyanogen, then you might like the Dell Venue 10 7000 ($499). It has: 10.5" screen (a bit larger than you wanted, but ...
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Android Tablet for long time usage

A new tablet (versus my previous answer) is the Samsung Galaxy Tab. This is several years newer than the Transformer and faster. It is also thinner. When my Transformer became a wall fixture, this ...
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Low cost Android tablets with high quality screens

I'll recommend the 16GB Nexus 7 (2013 model) at $130 from Amazon. It runs any version of Android; I believe current versions are shipping with Lollipop and can easily be upgraded to Marshmallow. It's ...
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Android Tablet for long time usage

An alternative option, if you are willing to use something other than an android tablet, would be to use a Raspberry Pi. It can run for weeks without any problems It's very power efficient, since it ...
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Android Tablet for long time usage

This does not answer your Question directly, but provides another approch: I would keep the current device and go with a solution wich cuts the 24/7 charge to some hours per day. This stops the ...
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Low cost Android tablets with high quality screens

I would recommend the Amazon Fire 10" Wi-Fi 16GB which starts at $179.99 but you may be able to find it cheaper. This features an HD display of 1280x800 and quoting from the Amazon website: Fire ...
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Convertible tablet/laptop for multimedia/light gaming

The Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro will be perfect for you. It only costs $699.99. Features it has: 3200 x 1800 display 13.3 inch screen Intel Core M CPU 256/512GB SSD Good battery life Backlit keyboard 8GB of ...
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Tablet vs Laptop

This is a rather vague question, but I will do my best to answer it. A budget of $5000 will bring you a long way. My recommendation is a Microsoft Surface Book. Without knowing what the "same ...
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Want a Dream Tablet, with data plan, rooted to run Linux distro

Update: Three different T-Mobile employees lied to me ("Any tablet that says 4G or LTE works"). After I got the tablet, I tried to use it with my sim card. It wouldn't work, so I called ...
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Tablet vs Laptop

Nowadays, many tablets have the same, or more, performance than laptops.The Microsoft Surface Pro 4 is a very good option for portability and performance. It has a beautiful screen, a powerful ...
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Kitchen-proof ebook reader for recipes

The Kobo Aura H2o is what you need. its a pater proof e-reader with e-ink display and can survive 30 min in 1 meter deep water. It also has a hd display and supports almost all formats under the sun. ...
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Good tablet for Linux?

Some time ago I've successfully installed Linux (ROSA R3) on the similar Acer ICONIA Tab W500. Currently there are Linux installations on 3 different ICONIA Tab W500, W501, W501P and W700 in the ...
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Suggest me phones with UHS-II support?

None. At this moment there is no phone or tablet which supports UHS-II. Of course you can put UHS-II card in normal slot because it's backward compatible but there is many opinions that this cards ...
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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?

For the best open tablets you will have to look at Replicant OS devices page. These are the most open devices that exist, however neither of the two tablets meet your requirements. You have two ...
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Cheap device to take to school for light work

Summary £100 is a pretty tight constraint, so I won't be able to pull into too many bells and whistles into this recommendation. What I managed to get as a baseline along these three tablets is 32 ...
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Is it worth buying an iPad if I have an Android smartphone and Windows computer?

There shouldn't be any issues with hotspots. As for Linux/windows connectivity it depends what do you wish to do with your device. If you only wish to transfer songs/videos/pics then it will be fine ...
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Handwriting with a stylus pen on a touch screen for remote collaboration

I have Wacom Intuos CTL-4100 tablet. I am using this with Xournal++ software (on ubuntu), works pretty well. It has pressure sensitivity. The main downside in my opinion is that as it is not ...
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Homeautomation Dashboard (Tablet / Wallmount)

This RCA Tablet usually costs around US$35 at Walmart. Not sure how much it would cost in your country, but the price is much lower than the one you quoted, so maybe it is worth a look. Its features: ...
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Tablet for reading and writing notes

In case it's of interest to anyone, I went with a Samsung Galaxy Tab A with S Pen, 16 GB Wifi Tablet 10.1 Inch, and I am quite happy with the choice.
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Micro USB splitting cable that allows charging and reads standard USB simultaneously (Samsung Tab S2)

I did quite a bit of research on this issue and it seems that all the cables that you are looking at tend to be unreliable / don't work / only provide 1000ma. There are additional options that ...
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Deciding between computer, laptop or tablet-hybrid

I think this may work MSI 17.3" GE72VR Apache Pro-009 GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB (VR Ready) Intel Core i7 6700HQ (2.60 GHz) 16 GB Memory 1 TB HDD 256 GB SSD 17.3" Full HD 1920 x 1080 16.49" x 11.02" x 1....
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Portable device to show powerpoint and video content that is read only and offline

I'm going to argue that the Dell Latitude E6430 Laptop as refurbished by Newegg represents the perfect solution to your problem. First and foremost, this machine meets all of your hardware ...
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Budget 2-in-1 for taking lecture notes

I'm going to make a left-field suggestion, and suggest a Bluetooth Keyboard and your phone. The problem I've found, with laptops are: Cheap, lightweight laptops are crap, not even worth having. ...
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What 2-in-1 is suited for high level graphic designers?

I'm going to recommend the Lenovo Yoga P40. After looking at some other stuff from Dell that also offers wacom-style input, I was unable to really get a feel for whether or not certain models ...
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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?

Too long for a comment: Free/Open device-drivers/firmware for all (built-in) radios/chips. Very unlikley - the software driving baseband processors is part of certifications (see e.g. this SE post)...
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Android Tablet for long time usage

What does exactly "taking screenshots" mean? 1) You are using the tablet's camera while looking at the monitor, or 2) capturing the tablet's screen (so that the page is rendered on the tablet ...
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Android tablet to be used for single dedicated purpose

You might want to consider a windows tablet, or an aftermarket version of the android os if reliability is a concern. Stock android is susceptable to android bloat, faulty updates and the like. A ...
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Tablet for movie watching: ZTE SPro2 or Yoga tab 3?

The yoga tab 3's 480p screen would be a pain to watch on. A 480p screen at 10" size is already terrible (80 ppi). The 480p screen would be ok for stuff like video conferencing or a presentation but ...
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Tablet vs Laptop

I would suggest Dell XPS 13 family, ex. XPS 13 Non-Touch, or with touch, if needed. It has great screen with ultra thick borders, and for the applications you specify, the screen is important, not the ...
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