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A tablet computer is a mobile computer with a touchscreen display, circuitry, and battery in a single device. Tablets come equipped with sensors, including cameras, a microphone, and an accelerometer, and the touchscreen display uses the recognition of finger or stylus gestures replacing the usage of the mouse and keyboard. They usually feature on-screen, pop-up virtual keyboards for typing. Tablets may include physical buttons for basic features such as speaker volume and power, and ports for network communications and battery charging. Tablets are typically larger than smartphones or personal digital assistants.

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Our iOS devices are loaded with Maps.me so that we can use offline maps. We have a spreadsheet with a series of hyperlinks that will launch Maps.me and display the desired location. The Apple version of the hyperlink looks something like "ge0://_X-mwmlX3T/52015_Wood_Pol". If I SMS this link to an iOS device it will work as it should but when we try to launch it from a hyperlink in an Excel spreadsheet we get a message that says "The link address may be invalid, or you may not have permission to open it". I know it's not invalid because it works when copied and SMS'd so it's an issue of permission. Is there any way to get an iOS device to allow a hyperlink launch an app like this, or is that just too much for Apple products to cope with?
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I can see a red light from a tiny little hole but its not charging any more. Some times it start charging but then it stop after like 30 or 40% charged. Try to power On but its not turning ON either. Bought it few months ago brand new from ebay.
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Hi, I have an older Wacom CTE 440 / Silver tablet that I use from time to time. When I plug it into Windows 10, the pen is recognized and I can draw shapes and write with it, but its not in sync with the image size. I don't have the original drivers and Wacom doesn't supply a specific driver for my tablet, so I can't download a new driver.

I don't want to spend another couple hundred dollars on a new Wacom tablet if mine is still in great shape and it still would do what I need it to do - IF I could get it working.

Does anyone know how to get an old tablet like my Wacom CTE 440 / Silver to be recognized by Windows 10?

I would really appreciate the help.

Fulano
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I get a security warning from Outlook (desktop app in Windows) about an invalid certificate.

I've had a similar warning on my Android device for weeks, but the warning in Outlook appeared today. On the PC, I can see that autodiscover.msn.com gets a certificate issued to outlook.com.

On the Android device, I just get a suspicious warning about an invalid server certificate.

I don't think there anything I can do to fix this issue. It's probably a redirect issue on the server? My email account is a very old hotmail account on the msn.com domain, and a few years ago I added and outlook.com alias, and later I set that as the primary address for the account. Maybe that's not a very common thing to do.

Also Outlook 2016 has become extremely slow lately, and it hangs and displays disconnected and warning icons. Maybe this behavior is related to the security issue, but I'm not sure.

I've tried removing the account and adding it back - and not only the msn.com/outlook.com account, but all email accounts in Outlook. Didn't make any difference.
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I have 6 iPads that our sales team use while at our business.  We're going to allow sales members to travel with these devices.  Other than just the restricted applications area of settings is there another way to control what apps are installed and/or accessed?

My first thought is to manual input DNS settings within the devices using services offered by OpenDNS.  Simply add specific sites/IP's we want to be accessed.  However, OpenDNS requires the authorization of a single IP from my experience and I'd need to authorize per device.  Of course, if a user is smart enough they could remove these settings unless there is a way to lock them out of such areas.

Ideally, it would be nice to centrally manage the tablets.  However, with only 6 I don't know if that is necessarily worth it.
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I have two broken Surface pro 3s which I would like to replace the screens myself as MS is charging whooping 600 dollars to replace.

I have read there are different version of the screen/digitizer for the surface pro 3, IE v1.1. How do I know what version I have before ordering? Do I have to remove the old broken one to find its version number. Or does it correspond to the serial number of the device?

Also if anyone have done this replacement themselves can you send me info where to buy the screen from ? I know ebay have lots but the prices are varying from 250 dollars to 80 dollars !! Since I will be doing this myself for the first time I appreciate responses.

Example:  200 dollar range:  https://www.ebay.com/p/microsoft-surface-pro-3-1631-v1-1-lcd-display-touch-screen-digitizer-assembly/537607404

Example 2:  only 80 bucks:  http://www.ebay.com/itm/LCD-Screen-Display-for-Microsoft-Surface-Pro-3-Win8-1-LTL120QL01-001-xhg04-/322600589249?hash=item4b1c7e57c1:g:jAkAAOSwBLlVUf4I

 Thanks
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Tablet is Kindle HD fire 10. Both Alexa and dictation in general worked very well for many months . But a month ago it stopped working. I was unable to find any information that help me . The only thing I thought that might have changed about a month ago was that I installed AVG antivirus . About a week ago dictation worked again . Based on what I had read I thought that maybe it would be a keyboard setting that would affect dictation for the better. When I look at choosing a keyboard , I saw Japanese keyboard is highlighted but the button is off , and the US keyboard choice was desensitized. I did change the keyboard from dark to light . But who knows what other changes I may have made - it just started working again, until the next day when it stopped working. Is working now and I have dictated this question ; so don't be surprised if there are typos and grammar mistakes .

 Does anyone have a definitive explanation as to how I can turn on or off dictation capability ? I believe I was able to dictate by hitting the microphone on the keyboard before I downloaded Alexa . After uninstalling AVG I installed malware bites. Maybe that last action helped?

 My criteria for success understanding the problem is to be able to turn dictation off for the day and then turning on the next day and have it work for two weeks .
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What's the best Android Tablet on the current market?   Looking similar to ipad pro 10.5 512mb.
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I have a surface pro 4 that is not booting.
Tried everything, even connected it to external monitors via a docking station.
It just doesn't turn on.  I noticed that the power lights up the bluetooth keyboad though,
so that's strange, but besides that, nothing happens with it.

Any ideas how to fix?
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What would be a serious competitor (non-apple) to iPad Pro 512GB WiFi+Cellular
A1709 exact model.
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Are there any WIndows 10 tablets or laptop with build in GPS receiver ?
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I have a user that is looking for something portable (ie: Surface Pro ) but that can handle very fast typing. She is so fast, that even an AutoCad laptop cant keep up (MS Word, etc.).

Any ideas?
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Hi,

I want two Android devices to communicate with each other Via USB only.
I have two apps, One as a USB Server and other as a USB client. The Server Device recognizes the client device and is able to fetch the USB configuration. But the client device does not recognizes the server device.
Can someone help me head in the right direction or let me know what am I doing wrong?


Thanks.
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My Samsung Tab A charges fine when the charger is connected to the micro USB port, and my USB scanner device works great when it is connected to the micro USB port.  But since there is only one port, how can I do both simultaneously?  If there is a splitter or other device that will do the job, note that I am fine using micro USB connectors and/or standard USB connectors with the appropriate adapters.

If this can be done, please provide info on what cables, adapters, etc. are needed.  Or if it CAN'T be done, help me understand why not.  TIA
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We have an app we've been running successfully for a year now on Microsoft Surface 3 tablets with Windows 10, pairing the Zebra LS3578 scanner via bluetooth for barcode input.  This has worked almost flawlessly on multiple tablet/scanner installations.

Now we've converted our app to run on Android, so I am trying to use the Samsung Tab A tablet with the same LS3578 scanner.  The problem is that the bluetooth connection keeps dropping.  When I say it is "dropping", I am referring to how when I pair them, at Settings > Connections> Bluetooth  it shows this on the tablet screen like it is supposed to:

Paired Devices

LS3578 M1V09J24T
Connected as input device

But now and then, for no obvious reason, the line disappears that shows "Connected as input device", and if I touch the tool button on the right it shows "Text input" with the slider to the left (off).  If I touch "Text input", the slider will go to the right to turn it back on, it will briefly show "Connecting..." on the screen, and it will beep and say at the bottom "Bluetooth keyboard connected".  And then I'm fine until the next time it decides to disconnect.

There is no clear pattern or reason.  It is definitely NOT the easy obvious stuff like the scanner being out of range or low battery.  It does this with multiple brand new Samsung Tab A tablets and Zebra LS3578 scanners.  It might happen once an hour or once every minute or two.  I know I can go to Language and Input > Physical Keyboard and turn on …
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Hello everyone,
I have a few Microsoft Surface Pro 4 and a couple of them run really hot.  It usually happens when starting up for the first time that the Surface Pro 4 will run hot and the fan is running constantly for about 20-30 minutes.  Then it seems to regulate and operate normally.
Should this be happening?  Is it possibly hardware or software driven?
Nothing really shows up in the event logs that stands out.
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Dear Experts,
Recently, one of my clients requested I look into finding him a good combination of rugged tablet and mobile printer for his workers to use on the road. This is his description:
"They need to connect via cellular, not just wifi.
Print load is small – perhaps 6-15 prints a day – 1 or 2 pages per print… but need to withstand dirt and mild abuse.
Tablet will access internet and use web for application they will be using.
That website may integrate with google maps, and they may use it for navigation, and they may use email app on tablet"

My past experience with rugged tablet is only with Fujitsu, which I do not see anymore, and I want to make sure that I select a combination that will fulfill their needs without being too difficult to connect to Internet, Cellular, etc.  I do see some portable printers with battery, such as
Canon Pixma iP110 or HP OfficeJet 200 Mobile Printer, but I do not have any experience using them.
If you could share some working sample combinations, I would greatly appreciate it.
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Good day,

I have a surface pro 3 with thin line crack on it which I believe is causing me one issue. The tablet works great until it's restarted but on restart this gets stuck on surface splash screen. I tried to play with bios setting but there is no setting to disable touch screen.

The only solution is to press and hold power button for 30 seconds and then start again. Do this 4 times In a row and then hour glass appears and it boots up to windows.

I did disabled touch screen drivers in windows but it does not work.

Any possible suggestions. I want to fix this issue without having to fix the screen.

Thanks
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The Sales reps absolutely love these and won't gve them up - I need to keep them on the road. 2GB RAM isn't upgradeable, best strategy for using virtual RAM ?
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Can it be upgraded to windows 10 so that I can run normal exe programs ?

It currently running windows 8.1 RT
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Network 1gb the main computer is wired with 1gb , a couple of wired computers and some wireless tablets that has AC Access Point.

What can I do to make it faster?

Just move to SSD hard drive? or there are other ways?

The main computer has windows 10 with a regular hdd.
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Currently our MDM policy blocks our corporate-issued iPads
from accessing iTunes (to prevent data leakage/loss).

There's a number of senior staff who wants to use the
iPads to project out via projector for presentations.  However
our MDM (think it's MobileIron) will enable iTunes access if
we enable this projector access via the iPad's lightning port
(which we use an adaptor to connect to the projector : I
 presume it's the projector's HDMI).

How can we allow projector connection & yet block iTunes
access?  

I'm assuming the data leakage/loss will occur when these
staff bring the iPads home to connect their lightning port
to their home laptop's USB (via an adaptor).  

Any IOS apps that's smart enough to detect if it's projector
traffic or iTunes traffic?  or any way to block sync'ing or
communication with iTunes from these iPads?
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Hello.

I need your help. We have a TabletPC (Windows 10) in a domain (DC:Windows Server 2008) and we need to block everything on an account called Tablets that logs on it. Everything has to be disabled, denied, blocked except one running application.
I mean no Internet, no Search function (even if I press windows button and then I write), no CMD, no Windows 10 panels, no Action Center panel, no Control Panel, just nothing.

I need to have this TabletPC in state that user will be able only to run one application and switch user/restart. Nothing else. User must not have any other access.

I appreciate any suggestions... registry changes, policy changes etc. Anything that could help me.

Thank you.
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For example, these...

http://www.gearbest.com/tablet-pcs/pp_606403.html?currency=GBP&vip=760164&gclid=CjwKEAjw6e_IBRDvorfv2Ku79jMSJAAuiv9YVXljNKneXphUmQqMSx2GPaOl9zbo_4ZrqzwXl56G1BoCQ4_w_wcB

There machines have dual OSs - Windows 10 and Android 5.1, so they look idea as a happy-medium between a Surface Pro-type machine and an Android tablet, at half the price of either one.

But I'm a bit concerned about it being Android 5.1, wereas 6.0 has now been out for 18 months.

Does anyone know if the company are planning to release Android 6.0 firmware for this machine?

Also, any feedback or comments you otherwise have for this device would be appreciated.

Thanks.
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Dell Venue 5055 Pro.
Windows 10 32Bit Home.

This tablet has the rear light on all the time.  I have searched and don't see any info on how to resolve.  So I am coming to the Experts instead of wasting hours on google.

If anyone has anything for me to try.  Let me know.

Thanks very much in advance.

James
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Tablets

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A tablet computer is a mobile computer with a touchscreen display, circuitry, and battery in a single device. Tablets come equipped with sensors, including cameras, a microphone, and an accelerometer, and the touchscreen display uses the recognition of finger or stylus gestures replacing the usage of the mouse and keyboard. They usually feature on-screen, pop-up virtual keyboards for typing. Tablets may include physical buttons for basic features such as speaker volume and power, and ports for network communications and battery charging. Tablets are typically larger than smartphones or personal digital assistants.