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Post #555989
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2:43 am, Jun 13 2012
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Salutations! I'm looking for a miniature computer.... Like a cell phone only it's not for calling... Like, I can put some random small programs on it and mess with it wherever I am. Basically, a computer smaller than a laptop that I can easily fit in my backpack or even a pocket. Like a Gameboy even.

Know what I mean? <_<

Post #555993
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the mu...

2:55 am, Jun 13 2012
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you mean a tablet computer? like samsung galaxy tab, i pad, and so on

are you looking for a suggestion on which brand to buy?

Post #555996
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3:23 am, Jun 13 2012
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ipads and tablet computers can't fit in regular pockets but they'll work in a bag, sure. I think you might mean something like an ipod touch or something similar. They're the size of a cellphone and they can't make phone calls on their own but they are primarily used for their ability to run apps. Most phones do both though - act as a mini computer (with browsers and games and such) but also function as a camera, and communication device. I have an iphone and I treat it like my child.

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Post #555998
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4:42 am, Jun 13 2012
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Well like, the problem I have with iPhones and such is that they are limited to mac-related things... And I'm not looking for anything fancy. It just has to be able to run some very small programs.

Something like one of these name=Barebone-Mini-Computers but I have no idea which one I should get or if there are better options. (Also, I see mini-computers but where are the mini-monitors? xD)

As for tablets, they all seem pretty expensive AND fragile (and scratchable), while those "barebone" things look like you could (not that I would try) drop it and have nothing happen to it.

Post #556001
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4:54 am, Jun 13 2012
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You could go the netbook route. The Asus eeepc line works well, and I've had very few problems with mine. I've had it for a year and it's been quite reliable. Try to find one that's dual core and you should nearly be set.

It won't fit in a pocket, but a purse or small backpack would work fine. -Black/dp/B0075ZRAKG/ref=pd_cp_pc_0 this is the newer version of my machine. They also have a 10 inch screen available, if 12 inches is too large, but i'd have to dig up a link.

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Post #556002
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4:54 am, Jun 13 2012
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well there's
samsung galaxy tab p
lg optimus pad obile-phone/tablet/GT-P1000CWAXFA

or does it have to be able to went inside your pocket?

Post #556807
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Come and Go

6:05 am, Jun 18 2012
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Do you need WIndows or its okay for Android?

How About Fujitsu UH900 ?
or look around here :
or here :
and here :

Post #571922

11:14 am, Sep 30 2012
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I think that nothing beats the N900
Its a mini-tablet first and a phone too
its quiet solid (I've dropped it many time and didn't even get scratched)
It's using a Debian(Linux) based OS called Maemo
what does that mean ?
its Open-source a hacker friendly device
you can tinker, programme and even change the Operating system ( Android, Ubuntu ...etc)
I used to ssh to servers and hack wifi passwords with it
to this day nothing that can surpass it appeared yet!!

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