Tablet devices are larger than a smartphone and usually do not have phone capabilities, though some can use a data network over 3G or 4G.

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Is possible install Eclipse IDE in Honeycomb?

Since Eclipse IDE can run in Linux and the new Honeycomb has a Linux Kernel, can Eclipse IDE run in Android Honeycomb ? I know that isn't pretty much comfortable coding in a tablet, but I'd want to ...
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What features should I consider when shopping for a cheap Chinese Android tablet?

There are a lot of cheap Chinese Android tablets out there, and keeping them straight is tricky. What are the options that I should keep in mind? Capacitive vs. resistive touch screen HDMI out ...
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Use an Android tablet as a Wacom drawing tablet for a PC?

Since a nice Wacom tablet is a bit pricey, especially for someone like me who doesn't do much graphic editing, I was wondering if it is possible to use a tablet (i.e. my Nexus 7) as a Wacom-esque ...
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Which apps show up in the market on an Android tablet?

Is the market filtering the same as a phone (auto detects required features and OS version) or do developers need to specifically set attributes on their apps for them to be available on tablets ...
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How can I “split” the virtual keyboard when typing on a large display in landscape mode?

I have a large Android tablet and would like to "split" the virtual keyboard when it's in landscape mode. Something similar like the iPad feature. Is this possible and if so how?
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How can I remote support an Android tablet?

My mother is considering to get an Android tablet - probably a Nexus 7 or 10. Because I don't live near her, I might need to provide some remote assistance -- and you probably know that talking her ...
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How to turn Android tablet into network photo frame?

I have a qnap NAS which shares media via samba shares and upnp (dlna/twonkey). I'd like to run a photo gallery app which displays shared photos so I don't have to copy them to my tablet. No luck ...
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Rooting an unbranded tablet

I bought one of these simple cheap Chinese no-name tablets: HDMI, Bluetooth, HD display, dual-core CPU. Unfortunately, it came without official Google apps such as Market and Gmail. I tried different ...
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Given that every application runs as a separate user, what happens when you want to add a new user account?

According to this, every application in Android runs as a separate kernel-level user, with a unique user ID and group ID. So, what happens under the hood when you add a new user (e.g. to your shared ...
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How does Android handle tablet specific apps and how do you distinguish these apps?

How does Android handle tablet specific apps and how do you distinguish these apps? I know there are Android apps that only work on Tablet devices (they say there are currently 16) and wont work on ...
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Tablet Market: How to know if a game supports tablet size?

I'm shopping the android market on my tablet (TF Prime) but can't seem to find anywhere if an app/game support tablet size. I don't want to spend money on a game that is zoomed so much that I can ...
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What is Phablet?

How to define a phablet? I first read this word in article about "ZTE building some Galaxy Note-style phablets". This is something larger than a smartphone, but smaller than a tablet. But where is ...
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How does Google Play determine the region on a tablet without SIM card

I know Google Play uses SIM card to determine the region on cell phones. And I know Market Unlocker and Market Enabler. How does Google Play determine your region on a tablet without SIM card? And ...
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Why can't I transfer data from my tablet with OTG support to my phone with USB?

Problem I want to copy music from my tablet to my phone with USB. My tablet can't see the phone when connected which is somewhat strange because the phone sees that it is connected and the tablet ...
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Can Tablets deal with USB Sound Cards?

I've found this thing on eBay. It converts the USB to a microphone input and a jack-speaker output. I'm just curious, if my tablet is compatible with it as the description doesn't explicitly mentions ...
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Is there a way to print from an Android tablet (preferably without a PC/cloud)?

Is it possible to print from an Android device (specifically an Asus eeePad Transformer) without going via the cloud? The ideal is to do it without going via a PC as well, as I'd rather not have to ...
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Looking for “full-size” on-screen keyboard layout for Honeycomb

All on-screen keyboards available in the market seem to be designed for phones, and as such most of them follow the "37-key" layout. However, using this layout on large (10") android screen is painful ...
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Can I receive calls of cell phone number with a tablet?

I have an Android tablet without telephony capabilities. I can put in a SIM card. When somebody calls my SIM card number (mobile number), can I receive this call? What application do I need?
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Devanagari typing

I want to buy a tablet basically for Marathi or Hindi document typing. Which tablet supports it? Will it be possible for me to type in Marathi or Hindi on Samsung Galaxy Tab or Sony Tab with ...
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Connecting multiple USB devices using a USB hub that connect to the USB port of a Android devices

Is it possible to use and connect a USB Hub on any generic and major Android tablets that only have 1 USB port and connecting multiple USB devices (depending on how many port the USB Hub have) such as ...
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Answer my phone on my Tablet?

I have an Android phone (HTC Desire Z), I also have a Android tablet (Acer Iconia Tab A501). I would like to link up my phone to my tablet so I can answer my phone on my tablet. Is this possible ...
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How can my Chinavasion TechPad Tablet be put in standby mode

My Android Tablet. (TechPad 7" Tablet from Chinavasion, S3C6410 Android 1.6;) has an option to dim the screen after 2-10 minutes of inactivity. However, there is no option to put it into a "standby" ...
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Samsung p7510 versus p5110 : what are the main differences? [closed]

I'm in a tight schedule to buy someone a tablet in the ipad2-range, but I want to buy an Android device. After some research I decided to buy the Samsung Tab 10.1" P5110 (I don't need 3G). However ...
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How to rate an app in Android Market on a tablet?

I know this question sounds dead stupid but I can't figure out how to rate an app in Android Market on my Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1. Honestly I've looked everywhere. Am I blind or what? Thanks in ...
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Connecting to Google Talk on tablet

I am trying to connect to Google Talk on my Android tablet. The error message is saying 'the connection interrupted'. The tablet has connected to Wi-fi and I can browse the Internet. I am using ...
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Are there any Android tablets that have the “negative colours” accessiblity feature like the Samsung Galaxy S III phone has?

Are there any Android tablets that support the "negative colours" accessibility setting like the Samsung Galaxy S III phone does? There are many people like myself whose vision is light sensitive and ...
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Locked out of Android Vortex MID *permission denied with ADB

Here's the back story: I bought an used Android tablet. The guy said the power connector was broken so the tablet wont be charged. I took it apart and figured out the battery was dead. I have an ...
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Should I keep my Android tablets' power off or leave them on standby mode?

Should I keep my Android tablets power off or leave them on standby mode? Which option is better? I have two tablets: Allwinner A10 single core 10 inch (old one) and Allwinner A31 quad core 9.7 inch ...
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Copying apk's from phone to tablet

I have a Marketless tablet (Coby Kyros), and I bought a Samsung Captivate (AT&T). Will I be able to copy the apk's I download from the phone into the tablet?
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What can I do to increase battery life on my Android tablet?

Tablets have different usage profiles than phones. So many of the "Phone" suggestions don't apply. So, what can I do to get better battery life on my Android Tablet. (TechPad 7" Tablet from ...
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I can't connect wifi tether network with tablet

I used wifi tether application to share internet connection in rooted xperia x8 android 2.1 version. It is work for my laptop. I can connect this network correctly with my laptop. But I can not ...
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Is there a Japanese input method for tablets that fits the screen better than Simeji?

I do a fair amount of e-mailing in Japanese from GMail in Android. On my cell phone (Nexus One), I use Simeji to type Japanese characters, and it does a good job. However, I recently got a Samsung ...
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Is it possible to have separate user accounts in an Android tablet? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Support for Multiple Users on same device I would like to buy a tablet and share it with someone else, but I wouldn't like us to mess with one another's configuration, ...
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Can I tether my Blackberry Pearl to WiFi Tablet (such as Archos 70 IT)?

Has anyone used Blackberry Pearl to connect to a non-3G tablet device (for internet access)? Specifically something like the Archos 70 IT or Samsung Galaxy Tab?
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Will Google Navigation work without WiFi on Android tablet

I have a Toshiba Excite tablet with android ice cream that has WiFi only (no cellular) that has Google Navigation (Beta) app on it and also Google map (Beta) app. I want to use the tablet in London ...
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Android Tablets: Use USB to Ethernet connector?

Do Android tablets generally support USB to Ethernet adapters? And if so, which models?
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What Android Tablets are compatible with 5 GHz 802.11 networks?

All too often, I've seen manufacturers go the "cheap route" when putting out products that they can call "802.11n compatible". Most of the time, what they aren't telling you is that the "compatible" ...
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Hide labels side panel in Gmail for tablet

I just want to not see labels on the left side bar in Gmail with a Google Nexus 7 tablet, just as on Android phones like Galaxy Nexus for instance. In fact I want to use the whole width the screen ...
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Dual booting a tablet with Honeycomb and Ice Cream sandwich? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I use dual boot in my Android mobile phone? I want to try convince the company I'm developing Jquerymobile Apps for ATM, to invest in a Android device for testing. ...
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Can USB charging (via mains adapter or from PC/Mac) of Android tablets be the main, primary method of charging? Or are there design issues?

Are there design issues with tablets being charged by USB not seen with Android phones? I saw this on another forum, what are your thoughts on this with regard to my question? ...
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Do Android phone apps run on Android tablets?

Apple iPhone apps also run on iPads. I don't know if the same is true for Android. Do Android phone apps run on Android tablets? I figure the API is the same but are the two formats interchangeable ...
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Will Android tablets have issues if they are always on?

I plan on using an Android tablet in an always-on scenario (a fancy self-coded alarm clock, but this would apply to numerous uses). Is there any problems with keeping an Android tablet on and ...
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Can I use the stock SMS/MMS app on an Android tablet without UMTS module?

I just got my Lenovo Thinkpad Tablet. It does not have a GSM/UMTS/3G module but there is an SMS/MMS icon. What is the purpose of this app? Does Android allow me to send and receive SMS/MMS over my ...
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How to use USB Keyboard and USB Mouse In Android Tablet Simultaneously

My Android Tablet is having one Standard USB port and One Micro USB port I use Mini for 3G Dongle..... Tablet is not having Bluetooth. I want to know is it possible to connect mouse and keyboard from ...
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What is the screen life of an Android Tablet?

I'm unable to find technical specs on the life expectancy for the screen of a Nexus 7 (or any Android Tablet, for that matter). Do you know how many total hours we can expect to get out of a tablet ...
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What new features my tablet gains in the passage between Honeycomb and Ice Cream Sandwich? [closed]

I just received the official ICS upgrade for my Asus TF101 (Wi-Fi only version) and I immediately noticed that the device seems faster and has a renewed look & feel. But what other features the ...
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Plugging phones into tablets

I have an android tablet (1) and phone (2). Using the phone as a wireless hotspot drains the battery almost as fast as having the phone screen on. I'd like to be able to use it as a tethered hotspot ...
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How can I get the Windows 7 USB driver working for my Android Tablet?

I have a Tech_7 from Chinavasion, S3C6410 Android 1.6; When I plug it into the usb port, it shows up in the Device manager as HiDROID, but the driver is not installed. How can I get the USB driver ...
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Can I receive / send SMS of cellphone number with a tablet using a dongle?

Can I receive / send SMS of cellphone number with an Android tablet using a dongle? Any SMS application for the Android tablet?
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How do I get the tablet gmail client to allow me to swipe to archive like the phone client

I have a HTC One V and a Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 - in the One V, I can archive a message by swiping it. On the galaxy tab, I need to select the message, and hit the swipe button. The phone runs android 4.01, ...