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The difficulty lies in the implementation and making it a seamless experience whilst providing the benefits of the monitor/keyboard/mouse setup
Handset cohabitation: Ubuntu for Android
Posted Feb 22, 2012 7:23 UTC (Wed) by timoph (subscriber, #71883)
Posted Feb 22, 2012 11:28 UTC (Wed) by jiu (subscriber, #57673)
Posted Feb 22, 2012 12:19 UTC (Wed) by danieldk (guest, #27876)
Vise versa, people have started to use computers to call (Skype, Facetime, et al.).
There's a lot to say for creating one device that properly handles all tasks. I for sure know many people who would love to replace their phone/laptop/PC/mediacenter with one device and some docks.
Posted Feb 22, 2012 13:30 UTC (Wed) by bats999 (subscriber, #70285)
Posted Feb 22, 2012 17:11 UTC (Wed) by sorpigal (subscriber, #36106)
* wireless charging - just set the phone on the right surface
* wireless keyboard and mouse (bluetooth is sufficient, I guess)
* wireless display (isn't Intel working on this?)
* wireless networking
This way I only have to walk up and set my phone down, the screen comes alive, I grab the mouse and I'm online before I can click anything.
I perhaps should explain "wireless networking" - I'm wanting a wifi connection, or even shorter-range connection, that gets me from my phone to a wired link. A mini-WAP that perhaps integrates into the monitor and has a cat5 cable heading to the LAN.
I definitely don't want to be plugging in and unplugging a million wires, prefereably zero! And I don't want cell-data speeds or charges to apply when I'm "docked" - it's got to be dead simple.
Posted Feb 22, 2012 13:08 UTC (Wed) by AndreE (subscriber, #60148)
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