31740Re: [peditors] Fwd: The $20 Android tablet
- Apr 30, 2014On Thu, May 1, 2014 1:47 pm, dmccunney wrote:
> I got it to see how it's designed and what it does. I collect textfwiw, also got Droid Edit Pro (I think it was on special, that's why I
> editors, and I'm principal maintainer at a wiki devoted to them:
> (I have to go through and add entries to the Android Editor Family onno, when there is data request, it turns on WiFi hotspot, afterwards, it
> the wiki. There are a lot available that don't have entries.)
> So the tablet uses the phone as a modem?
turns off (I think? )
> One of the things I'd be interested in is something I haven't seen yetmy previous (and first) Android phone Moto Atrix had optional 'lap dock'
> - a cell phone and tablet from the same manufacturer designed to work
> together. Each can be used separately, but if, for example, you want to
> connect on the tablet but aren't near a wifi hotspot, it can be tethered
> to and connect out through the phone.
that had screen, keyboard and battery, you'd plug in phone into lap dock,
and, voila, laptop.
there was a third party Linux build that could be installed, and run on
the lapdock. but, Motorola wanted around $500 for the lapdock... I picked
an unwanted one up for around $100. I see ppl use them now as
display/keyboard for Raspbery or Arduino
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