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Thinking outside the screen: 6 things you aren't doing with your tablet

0. phoneArena posted on 14 Feb 2013, 03:07

The tablet PC has finally arrived. While this formerly science fiction-seeming device has had numerous failed iterations over the past couple of decades, it's finally a viable way to do a lot of things. Everybody watches movies and plays games on their tablets, but there are other things you may never have even thought of doing...

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posted on 14 Feb 2013, 03:26 6

1. bayusuputra (Posts: 963; Member since: 12 Feb 2012)

No 2.

I don't want a windscreen on my bike.. I rather use rugged smartphone with bike cradle..

posted on 14 Feb 2013, 03:57 2

2. jsdechavez (Posts: 758; Member since: 20 Jul 2012)

I think they weren't referring to bikers only.

posted on 14 Feb 2013, 03:59 2

3. jsdechavez (Posts: 758; Member since: 20 Jul 2012)


You need a built-in IR port in your tablet pc for that and only but a few devices have IR ports (Sony/Xperia Tablets for example). Or Bluetooth/Wifi in your other devices for that to work.

posted on 14 Feb 2013, 14:41

6. phones522 (Posts: 94; Member since: 27 Jan 2010)

Some cable companies have an app you can download so you can use you're smartphone or tablet as a remote.

posted on 14 Feb 2013, 04:01

4. jsdechavez (Posts: 758; Member since: 20 Jul 2012)

No.2 is useful if you're planning to explore a location (for food, movies, shopping, etc) and figuring out the best commute routes or just trying something different.

posted on 14 Feb 2013, 05:28

5. N-fanboy (Posts: 543; Member since: 12 Jan 2013)

10x but i dont have a tablet and ain't planning on buying one, as log as i have my phone, ps3 and my tablet and as long as nokia doesn't come up with one.

posted on 17 Feb 2013, 12:02

7. mydi.maus (unregistered)

u can use ur tablet while doing #2... never did...

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