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Re: Linux Tablets Rapidly Get Better and Better, Now Toshiba's

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____/ Chris Ahlstrom on Thursday 14 Jul 2011 11:17 : \____

> Roy Schestowitz wrote this copyrighted missive and expects royalties:
>> ____/ John Slade on Thursday 14 Jul 2011 05:13 : \____
>>> On 7/13/2011 7:15 AM, Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>>>> Toshiba Thrive tablet offers Android 3.1, full-sized ports
>>>> ,----[ Quote ]
>>>> | 1280 x 800 display, and full-size HDMI, USB 2.0, and SD connections
>>>> `----
>>>> http://www.linuxfordevices.com/c/a/News/Toshiba-Thrive-ships/?kc=rss
>>>        It seems like a reasonably priced tablet. All they need
>>> is a kickstand and a USB keyboard and that thing would be worth
>>> buying. Or it might just be better to buy a netbook with better
>>> capabilities. I think the future of tablets is a smaller
>>> netbook. I think people will be tired of typing on the screen. I
>>> like the EEE Pad from ASUS that has a dock with a keyboard as an
>>> option even though it's a bit pricey. I think a thin USB or
>>> wireless keyboard might be a good idea. I see a few popping up
>>> for the iPad.
>> PDAs too used to have keyboards, these impede portability.
> Nonetheless....
>    http://www.androidpolice.com/2011/03/11/nook-color-can-now-use-bluetooth-for-keyboards-and-headsets/
>    We learned a couple of months ago that Bluetooth had been unlocked for
>    Nook Color on a developmental level, but not until today has it been
>    available for users.  Developers fattire and verygreen have collaborated
>    on a CM7 SD card bootable ROM that will let you sync your Bluetooth
>    keyboard or headset to the "eReader." As trusted dev dalingrin noted
>    earlier in our comments, the Bluetooth functionality has also been
>    committed to the CyanogenMod 7 nightlies and is now available.

"Developers fattire and verygreen" -- can you picture that? 

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