Tag: tablet

Expand and Collapse Android Notifications

Expand and Collapse Android Notifications

I’ve been an Android user for over three years. One of the things I like the most about Android is how quickly it evolves. My first Android handset (HTC Droid Incredible) ran 2.1. While I managed to figure it out the user interface had a lot of room for improvement, especially for new users. Android […]

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Dooblou WiFi Explorer Android App Review

Dooblou WiFi Explorer Android App Review

In theory, accessing the data stored on your Android device is easy. Plug one end of your USB cable into your computer, one into your phone or tablet, and boom — copy off your photos or whatever. However, this hardly happens, especially if you have multiple devices in your house from multiple manufacturers. On my […]

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Ascension: Online Kickstarter Has Three Days to Go

Ascension: Online Kickstarter Has Three Days to Go

I was going to write about this last week, but I had so many posts going on this fell off the calendar until today. Deck building card game Ascension is a wonderful game. I’ve been playing it since the first set and it’s definitely one of our top 10 games. However, are two big problems […]

writing an entire post with Google’s voice to text feature

writing an entire post with Google’s voice to text feature

I’ve been playing with tablets a lot at work and thought that I would explore Google’s voice to text functionality that’s built into the latest Android operating systems.there are several ways to use Google’s voice to text feature. The most common is voice search. People using an Android phone will find this particularly helpful if […]

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Hey That’s My Fish Android Game Review

Hey That’s My Fish Android Game Review

We play a ton of games here — board games, card games, video games. In the last three months, we’ve spent an increasing amount of time playing board games on our mobile devices. I play the iPad version of Ascension several times a week, and we also play Elder Sign on our Android tablets. I […]

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FoxFi Mobile Hotspot Wifi Tethering Android App Review

FoxFi Mobile Hotspot Wifi Tethering Android App Review

Despite my problems with my Nexus 7 Android tablet, I use it a ton and carry it with me just about everywhere. Most of the time I am in reach of a known WiFi access point, such as my home or work. But sometimes I am at places without WiFi coverage or at places where […]

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Microsoft’s WindowsRT Tablet Pricing

Microsoft’s WindowsRT Tablet Pricing

I was pretty excited when Microsoft’s Windows Surface tablet product line was announced. The features sounded like what I’ve been looking for since I owned a slate Windows XP tablet made by Motion Computing in 2004. The ports and capabilities seemed halfway between a power user’s laptop and an Android tablet. External storage, media connection, […]

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Print Anywhere From Android Tablets Using the Cloud Print App and Google Cloud Print
By September 25, 20120 Comments Read More →

Print Anywhere From Android Tablets Using the Cloud Print App and Google Cloud Print

As I use my tablet and smartphone more and my desktop and laptop computers less, I’ve started doing things I thought I’d never do with a touch device. For example, our Honda Fit broke down a day after the dealer “serviced” it. They demanded proof of insurance before they would tow the car back to […]

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Logitech Bluetooth Keyboard for Android Devices Review
By September 12, 20120 Comments Read More →

Logitech Bluetooth Keyboard for Android Devices Review

I am a huge fan of the 7″ tablet form factor. Small enough to fit in a back pants pocket, thigh cargo pocket, or a coat hand pocket, smaller tablets like the Nook, Fire, Nexus 7, or Tab are accessible in just about any situation. If you carry a bag or a purse you can […]

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Gibberish Gets a Facelift
By September 10, 20122 Comments Read More →

Gibberish Gets a Facelift

I started this blog in 2005 on LiveJournal. I wanted more control over the format and functionality, so I moved to WordPress in June of 2006. Ever since I’ve used basically the same look and feel — a custom WordPress theme I named Joshua after the son of my online pseudonym. The Joshua theme was […]

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