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Automatically disable touch screen when I detach from the keyboard?

I've been trying to draw on Paint Tool Sai without making mistakes but the touch controls prevent me from drawing properly. Is there a way for me to automatically turn off the touch screen driver ...
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What tablets exist that will run any distribution of linux natively? [on hold]

Since my notable, novel, yet not-so-well-received sister question was closed, I want to ask a different question: What tablets exist that will run linux natively? For the purposes of this question, ...
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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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Strange touchpad behavior - writing “y” on gesture

I've got a Odys Wintab running Windows 8.1 RTM. I've also bought the keyboard and touchpad case, clicking, two finger scrolling and displaying the charms works perfectly. There is only one strange ...
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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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Increment a number in a PDF

Is there a way to increment a number in a PDF everytime it is opened/saved? I have a 'mechanic report' PDF which need to be filled with worked hours and what was done and additionally i need this ...
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run spotify in background on windows 8.1 with screen off (tablet)

I run windows 8.1 on Linx7 tablet, installed Spotify on it and it runs great. However when the screen goes dark the music stops. Can it be changed so spotify runs in background with audio output on?
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Asus t100 not turning on

I have an Asus T100 transformer tablet with Windows 8.1. I plugged it in to charge and now it won't turn on. The red charging light is on, and if I hold the power button in for about 10 seconds, this ...
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How can I use my W8 tablet as a second monitor?

I have a Windows 8 tablet running the full W8 (read: NOT RT). I know that there are apps for iPad (not sure about Android) that will let your tablet function as a secondary monitor. Is there any way ...
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Cintiq alternatives?

I typically work with traditional meda, however I've been wanting to get more into working digitally. I've had a Wacom Bamboo tablet for some time, but did not like it, due to the awkwardness of ...
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how to rotate my Graphic Tablet from landscape to portrait mode?

I have the Genius tablet 608x Graphic Tablet. it works fine in every sketching and painting software, what I need is to rotate the tablet so I can handle it in my left arm as a tall blanksheet and ...
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Can't find touchpad settings

I bought recently a Lenovo Miix 2 (11in, i5, 4Go version). Good skin and perfs, but I have a problem accessing the touchpad settings. I don't know if there's multitouch, but first, I can't scroll, ...
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Print directly to the printer via the browser on the tablet, over the web

I wish to be able to print directly to the printer via the browser on the tablet, over the web. Can I simply get a tablet, connect a USB printer and open Chrome with the --kiosk-printing switch in the ...
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Neo magnet damage to electronics

We use tablets, Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Lite to be exact, in our production facility to deliver configuration parameters to our employees. It is often the case that they drop the tablet cracking it's ...
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install windows 7 on windows 8 tablet possible?

I don't know wether this is the correct forum to ask this question, if not I will remove it. My question is, is it possible to buy a windows 8 tablet with an x86 architecture processor and install ...
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Is there a way to root multiple Android devices at the same time?

I need to root 20+ tablets, so I was curious if there is any way to root multiple android tablets at the same time.
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HCL ME Y2 Tablet showing red screen on startup

On pressing the power button, usually the tablet shows a black screen, and then it starts. But now, it's just showing a red screen; it's stuck there. What is the cause behind this problem? Is there ...
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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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video conferencing over lan

I am looking for a video conference application for my colleagues. I don't need many feature, only single person to single person video chat, But I want to avoid external bandwidth, as it would only ...
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What's the difference between mobile and desktop processors?

I just read about the new Samsung Galaxy Note Edge having a 2.7GHz quad-core processor and 3gb of Ram. The laptop I bought last year by HP is 4 Gb of ram and 2.3GHz quad-core and my iMac is even ...
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Will any PC digitizer pen work with my laptop?

I lost the digitizer pen for my Sony VAIO Duo 13 and I was wondering if I can buy any digitizer pen to replace it or if I need the pen specifically made for the Duo. I don't want to buy the one made ...
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Is it possible to lockdown a Microsoft Surface RT in kiosk mode?

I am wondering if it is possible to lock-down a Microsoft Surface RT tablet by allowing one application to always be in the foreground and restricting users from doing anything else. Is it possible ...
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How can I download games on a WIFI tablet without WIFI [closed]

Hello I have a Wifi tablet that I just bought. We don't have Wifi but we have a CELL C USB that we use for internet on the laptop .... what can I do to download games with the USB and without WIFI
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could I run a PC desktop program on a win 8.1 tablet? [closed]

This is something I still do not get very clearly. Could I download, install and use my favorite x86 PC program, lets say Matlab, on a windows 8.1 tablet? Or windows 8 tablets can only use windows ...
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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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Any way to repair the protective screen film on an old Fujitsu Stylistic LT C-500 Tablet?

I have a 10-year old tablet computer that I picked up for a song a few years ago. It works fine for me as a wireless webcam server. It uses a stylus and eventually I scratched the protective film ...
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What kind of WiFi chip does the xd-705f has?

I'm trying to find the Wifi driver for the XD-705F Tablet PC. All the specs I find on-line only say that it supports IEEE 802.11/b/g wireless internet - no specific information regarding the vendor. ...
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Is there any multi-touch graphics tablet with Linux drivers?

After watching the absolutely amazing 10/GUI video, I have been dying to try to implement something like this. I can do the software side quite easily, but I don't have the hardware. The Wacom Bamboo ...
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Booting from USB on Asus T100TA

I have read that booting other operating systems via USB is theoretically possible on the Asus Transformer book, but I have not been able to get it to work. The main issue from booting on Windows 8.1 ...
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Installing APK's through mobile terminal ide?

I was wondering if you could manually install apks that are downloaded onto the SD card of my android tablet. I'm looking for something similar to the sideload command when connected to a computer. I ...
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Nexus 7 console snag?

I've been messing around with the console on my nexus 7 tablet and the other day while trying to do some simple commands it returns "no devices" before hand it would usually give a serial number of ...
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Run Keyboard Shortcut

Is there a way to run a keyboard shortcut based on what character I am writing on a tablet? For example can I hold down a key while writing on a tablet and successful run a shortcut?
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Shrink Senstivity of Tablet

Is there a way to shrink the sensitivity area of the Wacom Tablet? For example I currently own the Bamboo Tablet, but I don't like its current size and would much prefer something much smaller.
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Tablet not correctly registering pen position

My tablet is now registering my pen several inches up and to the right of where it actually is. Video provided: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B2m5MNAaaHbYcWd1OTdXXzAtR3M/edit?usp=sharing It's a ...
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Can't change VisTablet PenPad settings

I have a VisTablet PenPad, and it works fine. However, it defaults to pen mode (where it jumps to the pen's location on the penpad) and I need it to be in mouse mode (where it moves relative to where ...
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disable tablet back camera

I have a Dell Venue 11 which has a front & back camera. I am developing an application for my device, but I am having an issue activating the front camera. Is there a way to disable the back ...
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Stuck in a bootloop

I am stuck in a bootloop for my Freelander PX2. After I tried to extend the internal storage (I have rooted the device successfully), I used the wrong argument and caused the device to be in a ...
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Strange Wacom Graphire 4 issue

I have a Wacom Graphire 4 and Windows 7 (see specs at bottom in needed). My tablet has started doing strange and very annoying things. all of a sudden I won't be able to control the cursor, if I'm on ...
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Disable cursor ring for tablet in Windows 7/8

When I installed my Bamboo tablet in Windows 7/8, a ring shows anytime I click with the pen. Which annoys me.
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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 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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IE11 webmail issues with touch, Chrome seems not to have

So my company is starting to experiment with giving users tablets (Windows 8.1, Dell Venue 11 tablets). And I'm running into an issue with our webmail application. On a desktop, you'd normally have to ...
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Dell Venue 8 Pro: why is the battery designed to charge up to 87%

I noticed that my Dell Venue 8 Pro (Windows 8.1) battery does not charge more than 87%. So I uninstalled the ACPI-compliant control method. It reinstalled automatically on reboot. The charge was now ...
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How mobile devices can get their geolocation? [closed]

I recently bought an iPad mini. This is the cheaper version, no GPS included. I'm wondering how can these mobile devices get my exact location. I made some research on my PC like checking IP to ...
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Quickly open Windows Mobility Center in Windows 8 “tablet” mode

I am using a Surface Pro (2013). I would like to know if there is a quick way to open the Windows Mobility Center desktop program. I like to use this program because it is easy to manipulate ...
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tablet + wired network + recharging

Can any tablet simultaneously recharge and use a non-wireless network? The goal is like an always-on kiosk-like touchscreen, in a location that forbids wifi. Ethernet (not Internet) would be e.g. ...
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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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Changing tablet area for a really old tablet

I found (and are trying to use) a Medion MD 41217 in my house, but it's 4:3 and is HUGE! Every time I installed the driver it came with I blue screened so I googled around and found: ...
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Dell Latitude ST shows WiFi hardware disabled

My Dell Latitude ST tablet stopped detecting any wireless networks. The card is enabled and the newest drivers are installed but Windows shows that there are no available networks. The Windows ...
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In how far is the Ampere number important for USB powered devices?

Currently, I have three devices that can be charged via USB: Digicam: Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ41 Tablet: Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition Smartphone: Nexus 4 (LG) They have three different ...