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    The most annoying aspect of the HP Slate 21 for me is when I open a site in my browser (and I get the same problem in all the browsers I've tried!), where I want to use the mouse to click on a graphic item to resize for example all that happens is the whole screen moves around like it would if I'd touched that part of the screen with my finger. I suppose its due to the lack of scroll bars and that the OS is made primarily for touch but it is very annoying. I wish there was some way of making the experience a bit more, dare I say it 'Windows' like? Does anybody know of any ways around this problem?
    07-01-2014 08:41 AM
  2. wizzrah's Avatar
    The most annoying aspect of the HP Slate 21 for me is when I open a site in my browser (and I get the same problem in all the browsers I've tried!), where I want to use the mouse to click on a graphic item to resize for example all that happens is the whole screen moves around like it would if I'd touched that part of the screen with my finger. I suppose its due to the lack of scroll bars and that the OS is made primarily for touch but it is very annoying. I wish there was some way of making the experience a bit more, dare I say it 'Windows' like? Does anybody know of any ways around this problem?
    Hello.

    So this happens on every browser? Do you visit the mobile site or the full site? I'm assuming it is the full site.

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    07-01-2014 09:07 AM
  3. AndyMotifs's Avatar
    I get the same problem in Chrome, Firefox and a couple of others I tried. It happens on mobile and desktop sites. The one I have a real problem with is a t-shirt cloud based site we use. We try to decorate the shirts and upload images on to them which then need to be resized or rotated etc. When I try and click the nodes on the corners of the image and enlarge etc all that happens is the whole screen moves with the as I try and drag the nodes.. Obviously on a different OS the screen stays put but it is as though the Android OS takes the mouse click as a touch like on a tablet rather than a desktop.
    07-01-2014 09:34 AM
  4. wizzrah's Avatar
    Try Puffin Browser to see if it happens there too:

    https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...osa.puffinFree


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    07-01-2014 09:57 AM
  5. AndyMotifs's Avatar
    Just installed Puffin browser and it's just the same as before. It seems there is a real limitation in the usability of Android as a desktop operating system :-/
    07-01-2014 10:27 AM
  6. wizzrah's Avatar
    Just installed Puffin browser and it's just the same as before. It seems there is a real limitation in the usability of Android as a desktop operating system :-/
    Yep. If it can be fixed with a browser, then it's probably the OS itself. I'll look into solutions for you.
    07-01-2014 10:40 AM
  7. AndyMotifs's Avatar
    thank you. that would be great.
    07-01-2014 12:01 PM
  8. AndyMotifs's Avatar
    any ideas how to stop this happening.......anybody?
    07-03-2014 05:10 AM
  9. wizzrah's Avatar
    any ideas how to stop this happening.......anybody?
    I'm not sure you can do anything about it. I was thinking maybe you could root it and look into this:
    http://linuxonandroid.org

    It will let you run Ubuntu on top of Android, but I haven't found a root exploit yet.


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    07-04-2014 01:08 PM
  10. Wim Deboel's Avatar
    i use Firefox and installed an add-on that always requests the desktop site.
    FireFox on Android can use add-ons. https://addons.mozilla.org/bn-BD/and...p-mode-add-on/
    07-08-2014 06:24 AM

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