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Old 26-12-2012, 15:14
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My 10 " is great, feels very smooth and metalic...
cant help thinking though, would nt the back be a lot better in say rubber...
to grip a little better... say on the knee.....
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Old 26-12-2012, 15:38
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My 10 " is great, feels very smooth and metalic...
cant help thinking though, would nt the back be a lot better in say rubber...
to grip a little better... say on the knee.....
Put some rubber on it then!
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Old 26-12-2012, 16:43
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Or a silicone skin!
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Old 26-12-2012, 16:57
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my 10 inch gemini has a seperate keyboard,
I thought I would be able to start up and do a bit
of typing.... like word processing but looks like
there is no software in place
( its a blue tooth keyboard )
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Old 26-12-2012, 17:02
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Download some software then!
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Old 26-12-2012, 17:09
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Where is it ?
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Old 26-12-2012, 17:19
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On the app store for whatever OS your tablet runs?
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Old 26-12-2012, 17:26
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it says gemini
android...

no mention of operating system
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Old 26-12-2012, 17:44
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Android is the operating system. You should have an app on your home screen that says Play Store. The icon looks like a carrier bag with a right-facing arrowhead on it. That's where you go to get apps for your tablet.
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Old 26-12-2012, 18:03
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THE carrier bag item says play store,
I hit it and sign comes up... no connection.

Just wondering does anyone do a bit of typing and word processing on their tab ?

I realise these tablets are used more for surfing the web, maybe a few short e mails ... or tweets !

The really neat thing about them is how fast you can get on the net... just a few seconds compared to a 5 min boot up for a desk top comp !
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Old 26-12-2012, 18:06
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found this list, but none look as though
they are actually word processing.. like you get with word or open office

http://download.cnet.com/android/wor...-2079_4-0.html
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Old 26-12-2012, 19:04
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I found this list of Business apps on Google Play which looks hopeful
https://play.google.com/store/apps/c...e=category-nav
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Old 26-12-2012, 19:30
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after just letting go of 200 for the tab,
I dont think I should be paying out even more money just to be able to type on the d.......d thing.

this looks a bit more promising
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9pCIIu-yqYg


http://quickoffice-pro-android.en.softonic.com/android
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Old 26-12-2012, 19:50
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I dont think I should be paying out even more money just to be able to type
Did you check the "Top Free" tab on the link I gave in my previous post?
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Old 26-12-2012, 19:52
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Did you check the "Top Free" tab on the link I gave in my previous post?
no, just been back, the free office suite looks interesting !
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Old 26-12-2012, 19:54
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Op.it sounds like you didn't do your homework,BEFORE you purchased
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Old 26-12-2012, 20:16
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Op.it sounds like you didn't do your homework,BEFORE you purchased
Maybe I should have gone for a laptop ?
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Old 26-12-2012, 20:19
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Did you check the "Top Free" tab on the link I gave in my previous post?
Found office suite in the free section
downloaded it ... only to discover its
" free " for a 7 day trial !!!

There must be some way of doing a bit of typing on a tablet
without having to pay money to Google !!!
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Old 26-12-2012, 21:26
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Found office suite in the free section
downloaded it ... only to discover its
" free " for a 7 day trial !!!

There must be some way of doing a bit of typing on a tablet
without having to pay money to Google !!!
Just visit Google Docs
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Old 26-12-2012, 22:56
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THE carrier bag item says play store,
I hit it and sign comes up... no connection.
That's probably down to the problem you were going on about in your other thread "wi fi". Either you have a connection to the internet or you don't. That's the first thing to sort out.
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Old 27-12-2012, 07:47
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http://www.kingsoftstore.co.uk/kings...e-android.html

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Old 27-12-2012, 08:59
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This one is free but it's very simple, similar to Notepad in Windows I imagine:
https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...enotepad&hl=en
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Old 27-12-2012, 15:51
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Thanks for those 2 links

Ive been a bit frustrated with the blue tooth keyboard, think Id rather have a cable link to the keyboard,

I could nt get the keyboard to work, and yet the software was saying that it was pared up and connected.

In the end I shut down the tablet completely,
then rebooted and retried the blue tooth ..... bingo .. got it working.
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Old 27-12-2012, 19:21
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Just downloaded it... looks good ...
and it really is free.... not a 7 day trial !
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Old 28-12-2012, 18:56
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Think I will glue something to the back to make my tablet
to make it a little more "tactile "
Maybe a piece of suede ?
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