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Old 9th August 2014, 11:11   #1546
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Does the Kindle allow you connect to the Google Play? I don't think so - not without doing all kinds of hacks. There are other regular Android Tablets - why not look at one of them?
Thanks for updating me.

I did not know that.

What other options in the range would you suggest?

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Old 12th August 2014, 23:59   #1547
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I am keen to buy a kindle 7 HDX mainly for web browsing and reading newspapers and magazines.

Would anybody be able to point out any deficiencies as far the screen size is concerned or any other issues for these usages?

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Hi

Two things in my view

- This one feels heavy to hold. You wont be comfortable to hold and use.. especially reading for long duration.
- The customised kindle UI will take some time to get used to. I personally do not like it.

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Has anyone tried using a keyboard with their tablet? I am considering buying a keyboard for my Nexus 7 2013. I came across this on ebay-

http://www.ebay.in/itm/USB-key-board...722c672&_uhb=1


How good are these keyboards? The reviews on amazon.in are mixed and I can't make up my mind on this

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This keyboard wont work with Nexus 7 unless you purchase another cable (OTG). It can get quite cumbersome with two different cables sticking out of tablet.
Yeah, I will need to get an OTG too. However, is the product good? Have you used it? I mainly need it to type documents. I intend to connect it only when I type, otherwise they remain unconnected always.

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Old 17th September 2014, 21:46   #1549
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I am considering buying a keyboard for my Nexus 7 2013. I came across this on ebay-

http://www.ebay.in/itm/USB-key-board...722c672&_uhb=1
This keyboard wont work with Nexus 7 unless you purchase another cable (OTG). It can get quite cumbersome with two different cables sticking out of tablet.
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Old 18th September 2014, 10:11   #1550
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Yeah, I will need to get an OTG too. However, is the product good? Have you used it? I mainly need it to type documents. I intend to connect it only when I type, otherwise they remain unconnected always.
Is your tab rooted? If not, you cannot guarantee the OTG support. Suggest you look for Bluetooth keyboards instead. Easier to carry around and less messy too.
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Old 11th October 2014, 21:13   #1551
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Getting ghost/phantom touches on my Nexus 7 (2013 edition). No idea if it's a hardware or software issue. Any idea what's causing this? Generally works fine after turning the screen off and on. Running 4.4.4 Not rooted.

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Thinking of purchasing a cheap tab and attach it in my car to work as gps device. Which is the cheapest tab with GPS available online?
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Thinking of purchasing a cheap tab and attach it in my car to work as gps device. Which is the cheapest tab with GPS available online?
Please don't do that, These gadgets (especially 'cheap' tabs) are not designed and tested to work in extreme environments which cars tolerate in our extreme weather conditions. You maybe be risking your tab, car and even life.

If you want to use such gadget in your car then atleast don't leave it in parked car.

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Guys,
Planning to buy a tab for my spouse.
Requirements:
1. 8 or 9 inches screen.
2. >5MP good quality camera (Mainly to capture our month old baby activities).
3. 16GB or > memory.
4. 1 or 2 GB RAM.
5. Should be usable as phone for calling.
6. Wifi, bluetooth connectivity.
7. 3G preferable, 2G also ok.

My budget is within 20K. Can i get a decent tab in this price point?
If yes, please help me in selecting one.

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Guys,
Planning to buy a tab for my spouse.
2. >5MP good quality camera (Mainly to capture our month old baby activities).
...Ramki
My personal experience - taking pictures of babies requires a good camera - since they just refuse to stay still.

You will always see a shake on the hands or the legs, unless the baby is sleeping.

Get a DSLR.
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My personal experience - taking pictures of babies requires a good camera - since they just refuse to stay still.

You will always see a shake on the hands or the legs, unless the baby is sleeping.

Get a DSLR.
SUN,

Thanks. No point in taking still baby pics. As said i mainly require for capturing baby activities.

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Thanks. No point in taking still baby pics. As said i mainly require for capturing baby activities.

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If you can still get hold of it, i would suggest a bloggie for capturing baby activities. I have one from 2010, which I just unpacked, only 8 months ago. From spotting something worth a shot, to starting the shot takes about 3 seconds, and I can guarantee, and confirm by practice, nothing else comes close to helping you not miss capturing an HD video of the baby's activities.
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If you can still get hold of it, i would suggest a bloggie for capturing baby activities. I have one from 2010, which I just unpacked, only 8 months ago. From spotting something worth a shot, to starting the shot takes about 3 seconds, and I can guarantee, and confirm by practice, nothing else comes close to helping you not miss capturing an HD video of the baby's activities.
Thanks mayankk. Could you give me a link of this device for details.

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Thanks mayankk. Could you give me a link of this device for details.

Regards.
This is the one I have.
http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B0031R...ref=mp_s_a_1_6

It may be a bit hard to find, i think the current one is a touch device. You just turn the lens and press the video or still button.
Look for comparable devices on the many many ecomm sites.
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Please don't do that, These gadgets (especially 'cheap' tabs) are not designed and tested to work in extreme environments which cars tolerate in our extreme weather conditions. You maybe be risking your tab, car and even life.

If you want to use such gadget in your car then atleast don't leave it in parked car.

It should be fine if its not installed on the windscreen and can provide a good passive or active cooling option along with an automatic shutdown during extreme temperatures. Moreover it should not be kept for charging while not in motion.

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