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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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Galaxy tab not showing up as a Drive in Windows XP

I just installed Android Ice Cream Sandwich. 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 ...
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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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How to reset/change owner information of Fujitsu Lifebook T4220

I have bought a used Fujitsu Lifebook T4220 tablet, but the previous owner has set the owner information in the bios, and it can't be changed after setting it, how can i remove, reset or change it?
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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 ...
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Tips for cleaning touch screen

Is cleaning a touch screen LCD any different to cleaning normal LCD? Should one avoid using window cleaner solutions as well? Is distilled water and microfiber the only recommended method? Touch ...
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(Touch Tablet PC ) Minimising LCD power consumption?

Would using black background and light foreground reduce the LCD power consumption? Or actually increases it? Please note, it is not only the power consumption used for luminocity of LCD that needs to ...
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Extending PC desktop to iPad over Bluetooth?

I want to extend my Windows 7 laptop's screen to my iPad. I know I can do this through something like Air Display if both the laptop and the iPad are on the same wireless network. Can I do the same ...
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Does OneNote have palm rejection or a hand rest spot?

I just bought an Acer Iconia W500. I really wanted to use it for taking notes and having all the amenities of a full blown computer without the size. Using OneNote to take notes, I notice I can't ...
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Configuring proxy on the Blackberry Playbook simulator

Has anyone had any success configuring the proxy on the Blackberry Playbook simulator? We are behind a proxy (that requires authentication), and none of the apps can access the internet as of now. Any ...
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Is it possible to cache an entire website for offline use on a tablet device?

A friend of mine wants to build a website which allows the user to access various images, audio clips and videos. She would ideally like to be able download/cache the entire website to a tablet device ...
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Can I install Android on my Dell XT Tablet with multitouch?

So I heard that ntrig has released Android drivers for their multitouch interface. I am sick of Windows 7 on my Dell XT Tablet, and if some one, some where has made the switch to Android, I would ...
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Dual Screen PDF Reader

I've got a tablet with two equal sized screens that runs Windows 7. How can I rotate the screens easily without a button to do it with? A batch file or a utility? One to turn it sideways. Another to ...
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To make a video of what I write in a tablet and what I speak [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the best software for desktop recording? I am a teacher and use a tablet notebook as an alternative blackboard. It has worked for me very well, but I was ...
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Looking for a collection of touch (pen) friendly applications on Windows 7

I would like to gather everyone's knowledge to create a list of touch screen friendly applications (for tablet PC). I see many nice widgets/applications on Android or iOS that were created with touch ...
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Two pointing devices, Windows 7

I want to connect a mouse and a tablet to the same computer. I want the mouse's cursor to be separate from the cursor used by the tablet. Is there a way to make two pointing devices control two ...
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Hack/software to easily move screen mapping of a wacom tablet?

I would like to move/manipulate the mapping of my Wacom tablet to my screen more easily than opening the preferences every time. With mapping I mean mapping the area of the tablet to a certain area of ...
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Is it possible to have an infinite page size in Xournal?

I love Xournal, but sometimes I make notes and I don't like creating new pages. Is there a way to have a continuous length page or infinite page, similar to how spreadsheet in Microsoft Office ...
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Use Japanese Handwriting on a tablet with Windows 7 Professional

I have Windows 7 Professional 64 bit on a Tablet I recently bought. I would like to use handwritten Japanese without having to purchase the Windows 7 Ultimate Edition. Does anyone know how I can do ...
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Taking notes using a tablet input device

I like to know what software do you use to take notes using a tablet input device like the Genius G-Pen 4500. The software must run in Windows. This tablet comes with a built in software that those ...
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Linux and Tablet PC

I am a proud owner of a Motion M1400 tablet, currently running Debian Sid. I want to improve the Tablet feel of the machine, so I am looking for some extension apps, like: Handwriting notebook (with ...
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Does a wacom digitizer tablet need a screen… uh, surface protector?

Will years of writing on it ruin its surface and/or lessen its performance? If so, what material should I use?
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Pros and cons of Blackberry Playbook QNX OS using Adobe Air for Application Development [closed]

I was quite surprised to see the BlackBerry Playbook tablet using Adobe Air as the developer platform in the new QNX OS. I've also heard that future BlackBerry phones will also use the QNX OS, meaning ...
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What do I need? a digital pen or a pen tablet or something else? [closed]

I use lot of regular pen and paper. Most of my work includes I write a lot of lengthy articles in my native language (not English). Solving maths problems => writing a lot of mathematical equations ...