[Noisebridge-discuss] Inexpensive android tablets?

Ken M. Haggerty kenmhaggerty at gmail.com
Tue Apr 9 20:01:44 UTC 2013


This also means that card readers like Square, Intuit, and PayPal do not
work on the Nexus 7! Grrr....

(joining in late, have not yet read previous responses),
Ken


On Tue, Apr 9, 2013 at 12:54 PM, Greg Albrecht W2GMD
<gba at gregalbrecht.com>wrote:

> I like my N7, but the other downside is that there's no audio-in on the
> input cable. Your options are use the built-in mics, or external bluetooth
> (or USB).
>
> -g
>
>
> On Tue, Apr 9, 2013 at 9:53 AM, Andrew Byrne <andrew at pachakutech.com>wrote:
>
>> Love my n7--as you know, I dev on mine-- great battery, enough memory for
>> most, 32ghd... I think there is even some gsm models.
>> Problems: bad gps, no rear facing camera, no card reader or external
>> memory.
>> The otg cable partially addresses the later two problems.
>> On Apr 8, 2013 3:30 PM, "Taylor Alexander" <tlalexander at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Of note: Asus makes the Nexus 7.
>>>
>>>
>>> On Mon, Apr 8, 2013 at 3:29 PM, Taylor Alexander <tlalexander at gmail.com>wrote:
>>>
>>>> Just got a promotional email about some new $150 asus tablet:
>>>> http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00BDS25VA
>>>>
>>>> Haven't read a review but it looks good for such an inexpensive device.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On Mon, Apr 8, 2013 at 2:03 PM, Taylor Alexander <tlalexander at gmail.com
>>>> > wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> I can tell you that the $90 chinese tablets on Amazon are REALLY bad
>>>>> compared to "real" tablets. If you can afford the $200 Nexus 7 it's a MUCH
>>>>> better device than the $90 tabs. We bought one of the cheap ones at work,
>>>>> and it's so bad that not only are we not going to use it here, but I could
>>>>> take it home and use it for free and I still don't think I'll bother.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> On Mon, Apr 8, 2013 at 1:57 PM, Naomi Most <pnaomi at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> Ah hah.  Thanks Miloh, and everybody else, but +1 for Miloh.  :-D
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On Mon, Apr 8, 2013 at 10:24 AM, miloh <miloh at froggytoad.net> wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> I've had a good experience getting a Nexus 7 at central computer on
>>>>>>> Howard street in San Francisco. It includes an nfc reader which some
>>>>>>> folks are trying to use for purposes other than transit and access
>>>>>>> control.
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