Appreciating Mobile Technology

Android Musing Phone Technology

Not having a working desktop computer forces you to appreciate “mobile” gadgets, like tablets. For the past weeks, I’ve been using my Samsung GT-P3100 as my browser, writing and blogging tool, game pad, photo and graphics editor.
Also used it to login via SSH to my Ubuntu server in EU, torrent movies (*cough* paid *cough* [lies!]), participate in forum discussions, check my emails (via K-9 Mail, great app), github, bitbucket, etc. Things I used to think a hassle to do on a 7″ tablet.

Of course, there were plenty of times my patience ran out, like Twitter’s website for example – forces you to their mobile site, it took me almost a week to find a way around it (they don’t provide a link to switch to their desktop site!)

Still, I prefer a desktop workstation and a notebook for fiction writing (and blogging). If pads can replace workstations, then Captain Jean-Luc Picard and even the Borg collective, would not need terminals.

“To warp 8.” Upon realizing Starfleet removed the need for pilots, Captain Picard picked up his pad and entered their destination himself.
“Warp 8 set,” he said.
He shifted on his sit, pointed to the viewscreen and declared with a proud captain’s voice, “Make it so.”
The Enterprise did not move.
“Ahh, captain?” Number One whispered to him, “press GO, you have the helm remember?”
“Oh… Right.” He looked down at his pad, “Let’s try that again.”
He coughed, then raised his right arm (again), pointed forward and said, “Make it so.” His left thumb pressed “GO”.
SWOOOSH

LMAO.

Donations for the magus

  • XLM (Stellar Lumens) 🚀🪐17: yukino*keybase.io XLM (Stellar Lumens) 🚀🪐17: yukino*keybase.io
    • XLM memo/tag (optional): for techmagus.icu
    • Highly preferred
  • ZEC (Zcash) Z0.03: t1W7HusjBAXgquM7YHu6xDUEBejmYPKU2HC ZEC (Zcash) Z0.03: t1W7HusjBAXgquM7YHu6xDUEBejmYPKU2HC
  • XRP (Ripple) X5: rU2mEJSLqBRkYLVTv55rFTgQajkLTnT6mA XRP (Ripple) X5: rU2mEJSLqBRkYLVTv55rFTgQajkLTnT6mA
    • XRP memo/tag (required): 246013
  • STEEM: yahananxie STEEM: yahananxie
  • ETH_smartcontract (Etherium) Ξ0.007: 0x739d2aae2a5b7a4e1d64c58d121c9d908d706c83 ETH_smartcontract (Etherium) Ξ0.007: 0x739d2aae2a5b7a4e1d64c58d121c9d908d706c83
    • Gas: please use at least 35,000
    • Do not send non-smartcontract ΞTH and ERC20 tokens to this address.
  • ETH_ERC20 (Etherium) Ξ0.007: 0xB127362Dc268B63cE22E697344D2c51e673f18B6 ETH_ERC20 (Etherium) Ξ0.007: 0xB127362Dc268B63cE22E697344D2c51e673f18B6
    • Accepts non-smartcontract transactions and ERC20 tokens (in particular: AWC, ENJ, PAX, TUSD, USDC)
  • BCH (Bitcoin cash) ₿CH0.004: pp8fkmchlu6a7c53a2s682jd70mncrzemsthca6ftl BCH (Bitcoin cash) ₿CH0.004: pp8fkmchlu6a7c53a2s682jd70mncrzemsthca6ftl
  • XBT (Bitcoin core) ₿0.0002: 32w1De4wvr5jEzC4g5P4rkjvqg2bvMR8Vk XBT (Bitcoin core) ₿0.0002: 32w1De4wvr5jEzC4g5P4rkjvqg2bvMR8Vk

CC BY-SA 4.0 Appreciating Mobile Technology by ᜌᜓᜃᜒ (Yuki|雪亮) is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. Permissions beyond the scope of this license may be available at Legal Notice.

Leave a Reply

labox