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Why tablet can't be a mobile display or minotor?

Is it possible that tablet can be a mobile monitor? So I can connect my Mac mini to it through HDMI port.
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Windows 8 RT Internet Explorer- SVG plugin?

My current company is using a GIS firm that requires us to web-interface with it specifically with 'Internet Explorer' and with the 'current' 6/7 year old Adobe SVG Plugin. I've thrown every ...
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Wipe HDD after X amount of BitLocker attempts?

I am looking for a solution to secure Windows 8 Pro (x86) tablets since Remote Wipe is only available for Windows RT (ARM) devices. I currently have Bitlocker + PIN setup on the device and was ...
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Why do laptops need fans but tablets don't?

I'm curious why a tablet doesn't need fans but all laptops do, even the cheap and less powerful netbooks. I thought at first it would be that the screen on a tablet is smaller than a laptop, so the ...
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Why all menus in windows are floating left with dual monitor?

I'm using a tablet with a external monitor and the second monitor as the main one. Why all menus are floating left. Is there a way to change this? My tablet is physically positioned on the right of ...
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how can I “tilt” my laptop for a game

I have Windows 8 and therefore I can download games made for a Surface or Windows Phone. Some of these games require that you "tilt" your tablet in order to move to the side. However, I am using a ...
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Windows 8 on MSI Windpad 110W has little to no free memory after waking from sleep

I have an MSI WindPad 110W that I bought new (not used) with 4 GB of memory installed and about 256 MB reserved for video. I did a clean install of Windows 8 on it and have since been using it. After ...
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Can the ASUS Nexus 7 be used as an input device for 3ds Max?

I just got a Nexus 7. Since I'm currently learning 3ds Max, I was wondering, can I use this tablet as an input device for 3ds Max? I would like to be able to use it with a pen to draw and animate my ...
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Undeleting files on android [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Recover data from SD card I mistakenly deleted some files on my tablet's storage (Nexus 7, Android 4.2). Is there a way to recover them? I would prefer not to root my ...
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Webcam recognized but not functioning in Windows 8

I recently got a MSI WindPad 110W tablet PC. I installed Windows 8 Pro on it. The tablet has two webcams, one on each side (Facing the user and facing away from the user). Both are listed in Windows' ...
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What can I do with an HP Touchpad now that Open webOS will not support it?

HP confirmed that the Touchpad will not be upgradeable to Open webOS. The version of webOS that it shipped with arguably was not production ready. With few apps and an outdated browser, is there ...
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Transfer around 1000 audio files at a time to Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0

I need to transfer around 1000 audio files at a time from my laptop to my Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0. It's asking for permission every time for each file. Are there any settings that'd allow me to ...
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adding exception for local files to iecompatdata.xml on Win RT and IE Metro

In order to allow flash content, it needs to be added to the iecompatdata.xml file in %HOMEPATH%\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\IECompatData\ as part of the under flash>domain. This ...
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What is the fastest way to see battery level in Windows 8 Surface tablet via touch?

What is the fastest way to use touch to see battery level on a Windows 8 Surface tablet? Currently it seems that I have to go to the lock screen to see battery level, but that is quite a bit of effort ...
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Windows 8 software keyboard options

On a Windows 8 tablet such as Surface, is it possible to replace the built-in software keyboard with a different one, such as SlideIt?
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Does Windows 8 have gestures for tablet?

On Windows 8 tablets such as Surface, is it possible to use gestures? The first one that comes to mind is an equivalent of the back button.
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X230T in tablet mode, select text or scroll??

Sometimes I can just scroll by touching the screen with my finger. But sometimes that feature doesn't work and I can select text with my finger instead of scrolling. How do I switch between these ...
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Windows 7 Network share through Homegroup: missing files/folders

I have 2 computers (laptop, tablet) set up in the same Homegroup. For file exchange, one has a folder mapped with read/write permissions for the homegroup (on laptop). When I open the networked ...
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Lenovo IdeaPad A1 Tablet - External keyboard

I'm trying to get an external keyboard to work with a Lenovo IdeaPad A1 tablet. It's connected through an OTG USB to Micro USB cable. The tablet seems not to recognize the keyboard input. (The ...
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Dual Monitor on Windows causing calibration error on tablet (input device) when using Windows Journal

Recently, I got a dual monitor set up for my desktop running on Windows 7. However, this causes some problems with my tablet input-device in certain applications. I use Windows Journal very ...
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Is there a way to turn my computer into a bluetooth keyboard? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Use laptop as bluetooth keyboard? Here are the facts: I have a computer (hurray!) It has a working bluetooth chipset It is running Linux (Debian) My tablet (an iPad, ...
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wacom bamboo splash

I was wondering if there is a way to turn my Bamboo Splash onto pen mode but not have it be absolute positioning? Can I make it so that movements are relative to the mouse and not to the screen? I'm ...
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Lenovo IdeaPad A1 Tablet - Losing Wifi connection

My Lenovo IdeaPad A1 Tablet is losing the WIFI connection around every 30 seconds. I'm using this router. The SSID is hidden and MAC address filtering is enabled. Any ideas what the problem could be? ...
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How to monitor (ACPI?) events and keypresses in linux?

I'm using Arch Linux (Ubuntu or Gentoo are also available) I'd like to configure my Dell Latitude XT Tablet to my liking. I need to know/handle all events that are forwarded to OS. There are several ...
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Which has a faster data transfer rate? WIFI (tablet or cell phone, not LTE) or MicroSD (Class 10)? [closed]

Which of the two methods of dta transfer trasfers data at a faster rate for smartphones and tablets? Standard Wi-Fi, or MicroSD Cards? I wonder if it would be actually faster to access data on ...
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How risky is it to use an underspecified charger?

I forgot my 5V/2.1A charger at work and I only have a 5V/1A charger at home. I tried plugging in the device and it seems to work (battery is loading). Theoretically speaking, what bad things could ...
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How I can use my tablet PC to create on screen writing video? [closed]

I want to make a couple videos using my tablet PC. The background of the screen will be black and I will use my tablet pen as a regular pen to draw on my tablet PC. May I know what software allow me ...
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Galaxy tab not showing up as a Drive in Windows XP

I just installed Android Icecream. But I cant see a Drive !! USB seems to show up but no Drive to access the files in Windows Explorer I can see a USB device ID and it is showing as SAMSUNG MOBILE ...
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Resizing signature on Adobe Reader on Windows 7 tablet

I have a Windows 7 tablet and would like to be able to complete PDF forms, and put a signature on them. However with Adobe Reader I am unable to resize the signature as I cant accurately touch and ...
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Decrease drag threshold with tablet in Windows 7

I'm using Windows 7 with a a Wacom Intuos 3 tablet. When clicking and dragging, the drag action doesn't seem to be recognized until the cursor has travelled a certain distance, roughly 15-20 pixels. ...
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One charger for two devices: Which one should I choose?

I have one Acer tablet with the following specs written on the charger: Output: 19V 2.15A Then, I have an Acer NetBook (Aspire One) with the following specs on the charger: Output: 19V 1.58A ...
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Can a USB cable carry 12v?

I have a Acer Iconia A500 tablet. I want to plug it in, in the car, but it has a barrel plug and I don't want to buy an inverter. The car adapters are expensive for what they do. I already have a 2.1 ...
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Tablet-compatible vector drawing app for OS X?

I got a capacitive stylus so I can use my laptop's trackpad as a graphics tablet. It seems like drawing software such as SketchBook Express works quite well, but it only produces bitmap output. Are ...
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Weird cursor on second display only

After using a tablet for a while and disconnecting it, this weird extra artifact has appeared beside my cursor, but only on my second display. The cursor doesn't distort like mentioned in other ...
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USB Device not Recognized in front USB port but works on backside USB port

I just connect my Motorola Xoom Tablet to my front side of Windows 7 PC It raises But, when i connect this into backside. It's working fine. This happens only for this device only. My other ...
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Possible to install linux on an android tablet? [closed]

Is it possible to install linux on a rooted Android tablet? I like the look of the Asus Transformer Prime, but would really like to be able to dual boot so I can run normal programs on it and treat ...
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Wacom tablet pen tips

I bought an Intuos 3 6x8 several years ago but do not use it much, primarily because I have found it difficult to adapt to the pen. I would appreciate advice on how to deal with this issue: as I bring ...
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Asus eee Note EA800 on Mac and other issues

I just got the Asus eee Note EA800 and I'm quite happy with it. I still have a couple of issues that might be of interest to most users: Is it possible to visualise PDF files in landscape mode? As ...
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How to find out how much battery life remains on a tablet?

For example I have 2000 mAh. How do I calculate how much longer my device will stay on?
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Windows 7 tablet and external cd-rom

Seeing all this cool guys with their tablets, my mother decided that she also need one. But, of course, she want to do the same stuff as with her old notebook. In particular she is playing bridge with ...
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Installing XP or Ubuntu 11.10 results in an “Operating System not found” error

I'm trying to install XP and Ubuntu on an RM tablet PC. I'm using an external DVD drive. I've tried installing XP using all of the default options. Got the above error. Booted in to the recovery ...
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How do I disable the Tablet PC Input Panel in Windows 7?

I have a touch screen Windows 7 PC that I'm using for a Kiosk application. It is never necessary for a user to input text. When I tap on the screen, a little keyboard tray nudges out of the left ...
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How to use Linux computer's mouse on a remote Windows computer?

I've got a Linux tablet, and would like to use it to control the mouse on my remote Windows computer. Is there any currently existing software that would allow me to do this? If it matters, the ...
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Can't click on drop down/context menus in Firefox on tablet

On my Acer Iconia W500 with Windows Developer Preview 32-bit, I am unable to touch the context and drop down menus. The browser acts as if the menu was not shown in the first place and instead ...
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Taking notes with a stylus on a capacitive touch device - how do you prevent your hand from causing multi-touch problems?

When taking notes with a stylus on a capacitive touch device like the ipad or android tablets how do you prevent your hand from causing multi-touch problems? When you write, both the stylus and your ...
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How to convert a video for a Samsung Tablet on OS X or Unix

I have different kinds of files, mostly MKV and MP4. They are in 720p (ca. 1280x800). As far as I know, video for this my Samsung tablet should be 1024x768 maximum. It should also use the h.264 AVC ...
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Custom external fan doesn't switch off when tablet is switched off

I have an external fan which is connected via USB to a PC Portable tablet (Quaduro QuadPad 5016120). When I switch off the tablet, the fan continues to run. If I take out the power supply, the fan ...
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Why can't I Ctrl + Alt + Del on the On Screen Keyboard?

I have a Proline tablet running Windows 7 Professional. The client has added it to their domain, causing it to require Ctrl + Alt + Del to log in. They do not want to change this. If I plug a USB ...
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Android eclipse keyboard problem

Not sure if I should ask this question here or somewhere else, but I am having a recurring problem. Every time I deploy my android application to my tablet in eclipse (Run As Android Application), my ...
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Disable 'right-click' on Panasonic CF-H1 digitizer?

A remote user is complaining that their Panasonic CF-H1 tablet is not working. After additional feedback it was revealed that the digitizer pen's (stylus) right-click button is jammed. I remember ...