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The GfxTablet project should allow you to do this. It's network-based rather than USB though.


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The Linux user IDs that Android uses to isolate apps from each other are completely unrelated to user profiles on Android 4.2 tablets. In Android, each app gets its own directory for saving data. The Linux user ID system is used to make sure apps can't read each others' data. But all these data directories are inside one directory on the filesystem, /data/...


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I attempted to get VNC options working, but they're all buggy. In particular the keyboard mappings and clunky and the screens never seem to render correctly. I even wrote to an author offering money for improvements but never got anything back. Teamviewer 8 is the only solution I've found where it actually works the way it is supposed to (i.e. seamlessly)....


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With Kitkat your chances for a "complete solution" without rooting are pretty much zero: the Android project has definitely screwed up here. No apps get full access to the external SD card, which rendered a lot of them unusable: file managers: you cannot use them to manage your external SD card. In most areas, they can only read but not write media apps: ...


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Thumb Keyboard allows for this, as well as many other handy features which make it well worth the money Paid Version 7 Day Trial Version


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A touchscreen tablet is not like a Wacom tablet. Drawing tablets use a stylus with one or two pressure-sensitive tips and several buttons. The stylus is also sensitive to the angle you hold it at, and the tablet can detect when the stylus is hovering above the tablet, even with no contact. A drawing tablet has a resolution of a fraction of a millimetre. You ...


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The manufacturer is trying to help you. Walking around taking photos with a tablet makes you look like a twerp, so they try to discourage you by not putting a good quality camera in there. That might be a slightly silly answer, but it's not entirely untrue. Taking photos with your phone is really popular these days, because you always have your phone with ...


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P5110 is the Galaxy Tab 2 while P7510 is the original. The difference is that the newer ships with ICS and has a different SoC along with a slightly larger battery, while it is a lightly ticker. The P7510 came out almost a year ago. If you want future software upgrades the P5110 is a safer bet. See that datasheets for more info.


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Turning the tablet off at night will most likely extend its life, but this defeats the purpose of having a tablet, since a key feature of the tablet is instant power-on from standby. Generally, there are two things that drain the battery of any device: the display (when it's turned on), and any wireless communications (3G, WiFi, etc). If you really want to ...


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Swiftkey's tablet version supports this (paid, free trial). It has the letters split to each side and the numeric keys in the middle:


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Phablets are basically tablet / phone crossovers. Best examples are Samsung’s Galaxy Note and LG’s Optimus Vu. As per ComputerWorld: A phablet is a phone with a screen so big that it can be used as a tablet. There are no defined boundaries whatsoever in terms of screen sizes; so any tablet with phone (telephony) capabilities might also be termed a ...


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There's a paid app called ePrint, which I believe works locally to printers attached to a wireless network (printers themselves don't need to be wireless) and doesn't appear to use a cloud service or need a PC in most cases. They have a free ePrint version that you can use to test the functionality before you pay for the full ePrint version. Next there's ...


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The first versions of the Android Market on Tablets didn't have an option to rate an App. Rumors are that Google wanted to prevent bad ratings on Apps, because they weren't optimized for tables (yet). Some say that they received an Market Update that enabled the rate function. My Lenovo Thinkpad Market hasn't got it yet. But it seems just a matter of time. ...


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Your device will have a little magnetic sensor hidden under the display that can trigger the display to turn on. A small magnet lies embedded directly under the surface of the smart cover and lines up with the corresponding spot on the device. The device detects the removal of this magnet when opening the cover and turns the screen on, and can also put the ...


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The USB spec specifies that the power supplied over USB shall be ~5V DC, which is fine. A single USB device (e.g. your tablet) may draw up to 500 mA of power in USB 2 and 900 mA of power in USB 3. This is the issue - it's workable but not ideal. Using a USB cable as a power connector between a tablet and the AC adapter that came with the tablet is a ...


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I am the developer for Slide Graphic Tablet. The app connects over USB or WiFi that is meant for this. It also has support for the S Pen in the paid version. You can also visit my website. The projects source is also available on GitHub: Android App | Desktop App


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One way is to ask the developer via the contact information provided in the application's Google Play page. Where an application or game has a free- or paid-version, you could just try the free version. Unless it's stated in the description that the paid version actually supports higher resolutions, it's usually a safe assumption that if the free version ...


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There are a number of alternative on-screen virtual Keyboard replacement apps on Android Market that support Hindi and Marathi languages. Most should work on all recent Android OS version (2.2 and above.)


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No, you usually can't receive calls with an tablet which doesn't provide this functionality. The SIM card slot is only for mobile data communication and there is no way that you just download an App which enables GSM phone functionality (AFAIK). You can use VoIP though.


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The Virtual Tablet app is free on the Google Play Store. It works with some flaws but overall good. See the developers site for more information


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Short answer: It depends. Long answer: Android developers have the ability to specify requirements for their apps both in terms of software (minimum OS version, for example) and hardware. For example, an app that does turn-by-turn navigation may require the Android device it's being installed on to have built-in GPS. Such an app would be listed as "...


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I had the same problem and had to try out a bunch of apps. In addition to what you were looking for, I was also interested in the possibility to add comments during the presentation using the s-pen of my galaxy note. All the apps listed below support full page view, so there are in principle an options for presentations. Moon Reader Pro This is an ...


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It's up to the app. Android provides mechanisms for app authors to specify different UI layouts for the different screen sizes (roughly speaking: phones, 7in tablets, 10in tablets). This means that the app might rearrange its buttons or use larger sizes to fill a 7in screen, or it might do something more radical like switch to a two-pane layout (such as ...


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The second user will have to explicitly install the wanted app (in your example: Facebook) – as otherwise all accounts' app drawers would be cluttered with a bunch of apps not wanted by everybody, except for those who installed them. But if the app already had been installed before by another account, it will rather be a "fake install" (i.e. it appears as if ...


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From adb shell: am broadcast -a android.provider.Telephony.SECRET_CODE -d android_secret_code://<secretcode> Where <secretcode> is the code without the asterisks, e.g., 4636. This is more effective than the DIAL action because it's direct and does not rely on the dialer to parse the code and fire the secret code intent itself. (Some dialers ...


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I honestly thought that only one device could be connected at a time using Bluetooth. In an attempt to prove my point I tested connecting multiple devices simultaneously to my Samsung Galaxy Tab 4: Sure enough I was able to stream music to my Milwaukee speaker while using an Apple mouse and keyboard- all connected at the same time. Granted, there are ...


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There also is FloatNSplit Tablet Keyboard (for the tablet rather AI FloatNSplit Tablet Keyboard) which offers this feature: In addition to being able to split the keyboard, this one can also float with some transparency:


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While not universally accurate, the easiest way to tell is to find apps with "HD" in the title; this is almost universally meant to mean "tablet optimized". This is most commonly done with games. Hopefully in the future the market is sorted better and apps are developed better for tablets, but there currently is no sorting/filtering option or easy way to ...


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No, RAM is RAM, hard drive space is separate. A smokingly fast SSD would be much slower than typical RAM sticks, and it would be impractical to run a system like that. Even smartphones have real RAM sticks in them (usually LPDDR).


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