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Old 24th September 2016, 10:32   #1651
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One more strike against the Mi Pad - Chromecast doesn't install on it. A tablet to be avoided for so many reasons.
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Are you not able to download Chromecast app from the Play Store?
If yes, then as an alternate solution, you can download its apk. Just google Chromecast apk and it should work.
I do the same for apps that are not made for the screen resolution which the Mi Pad has and therefore in play store it says not compatible with your device such as TOI, ET and whatsapp to name a few.

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Old 24th September 2016, 13:13   #1652
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Are you not able to download Chromecast app from the Play Store?
If yes, then as an alternate solution, you can download its apk.
Yeah, I know - I have installed Whatsapp similarly for a few people.
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Had an eventful night yesterday upgrading my Moto Xoom tablet from 3.2 to a custom ROM 4.4.4. For a newbie I went through phases of excitement at the start, tension as it got soft bricked and then relief when it was done. Took about 3 hours, reading procedures online, different forums, downloading ROMs,gapps etc. and resolving issues. At the end, a new lease of life was provided to an aging tablet.
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So the screen of my Nexus 7 2013 tablet got broken today, any suggestions on screen replacement costs and reliable vendor in Delhi or Noida
I'm in a similar predicament with my Nexus 7 2013 tab. I was wondering if you were able to restore your tab to working condition. If yes, then could you share where you got it fixed from and for how much?
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Hi All,

I got an Experia Tab Z from the US a few years ago. Thing was working well for a while but then it suddenly died. No indication, no wear and tear. Just one day decided to die. When I charge it, the light glows but doesn't turn the device on.

I took it to the Sony service center in Koramangala and they said that they won't be able to help since it's a US device and they don't have the required software / knowledge to repair it. That leaves me with the last option - SP Road.

Can any of you recommend a place there or anywhere in ORR (Silk Board to KR Puram area) where I can repair this? Its a wonderful device and I want to repair it and use it. I do have an iPad for work so not really impacted but spending 500$ and not enjoying an Android device at home is just silly.

Please help.
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Hi, is there any budget android tab available which has HDMI output port? I need the tab to play stored media or youtube and send audio & display to TV?
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What is a robust but budget tab, preferably with a big screen. Actually we wish to give it to our fashion designer so it'd be great if it can handle some abuse but since it'd be given to factory staff I don't want to spend too much.

I looked at Micromax tablets at around 8-9k but the reviews weren't very confidence inspiring. Willing to spend around 10k on it.
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What is a robust but budget tab, preferably with a big screen. Actually we wish to give it to our fashion designer so it'd be great if it can handle some abuse but since it'd be given to factory staff I don't want to spend too much.

I looked at Micromax tablets at around 8-9k but the reviews weren't very confidence inspiring. Willing to spend around 10k on it.
See if you can get the Mi Pad.
Xiaomi has build it around the iPad, and does the basics pretty well.
Been using one since a 2 years now.
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What is a robust but budget tab, preferably with a big screen. Actually we wish to give it to our fashion designer so it'd be great if it can handle some abuse but since it'd be given to factory staff I don't want to spend too much.

I looked at Micromax tablets at around 8-9k but the reviews weren't very confidence inspiring. Willing to spend around 10k on it.
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See if you can get the Mi Pad.
Xiaomi has build it around the iPad, and does the basics pretty well.
Been using one since a 2 years now.
I agree with neofromcapone. Been using one myself since a year. It's a great tab for basic net surfing, streaming movies on netflix, occasional gaming and all.

Strong points being powerful processor, great display and a good battery life.

Although, it will be difficult to get one hold of since its discontinued. You can try olx.
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See if you can get the Mi Pad.
Xiaomi has build it around the iPad, and does the basics pretty well.
Been using one since a 2 years now.
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I agree with neofromcapone. Been using one myself since a year. It's a great tab for basic net surfing, streaming movies on netflix, occasional gaming and all.
I can't find it on amazon. I don't want to take a chance sourcing it from olx as used electronics don't interest me.

Its really surprising that there are no good reviews for any tablet under 10k.
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If you are buying a Mi Pad, ignore the fact that has 2 GB Memory. Assume you are buying a tab with 1 GB Memory. The MIUI takes up 1 GB or more of memory.
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