Category Archives: Iconia A100

Hyperlinking to MP3 files in Android

Wanting to be able to play a series of bird songs on my Acer A100 tablet, I created a simple HTML (local) web page with the name of each bird, a photograph, and a hyperlink to an MP3 file of … Continue reading

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Lumiread – PDF Reader App for Android

All I wanted for my A100 tablet was a PDF reader that would let me size the page and swipe left and right to scroll through the document. PDF To Go would let me resize the page but then, it … Continue reading

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Android Anti-Virus Revisited

A recent article on PC World’s web site by Darlene Storm of Computerworld reinforces the thesis that malware authors are increasingly targeting Android devices. The article states: “Android… is too popular, too juicy and potentially too lucrative of a target … Continue reading

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Android Anti-Virus

In the Windows’ world I have always used anti-virus, anti-spyware and firewall software so, with an Android tablet, the question is raised of the necessity of such security software on this platform. Certainly some commentators on the web suggest that … Continue reading

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Android Word Processors and Notepads

When it comes to apps for Android, there’s good new and bad news. The good news is that there are lots of apps. The bad news is that there are lots of apps! This is certainly true for word processing … Continue reading

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Software Data Cable (Addendum)

Even given the ultimate success with file transfers as noted in the previous post, one minor issue I found with the Software Data Cable app for Android was that, by default, FileZilla could only access the “sdcard” mount point for … Continue reading

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A100 to Ubuntu File Transfer

The functionality of Android – or sometimes the lack of it – continues to surprise me. Since Android is essentially a Linux device I find it unbelievable that file transfer between the Acer Iconia A100 tablet and a PC is … Continue reading

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