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Help for an android idiot?

by meirzev / October 15, 2013 2:16 AM PDT

I recently purchased a 7" VIA8650 Mini Notebook Netbook Android 2.2 800MHz 256MB 4GB Wi-Fi so I could cheaply upload pictures to shutterfly, print out documents on my lexmark, and upgrade my daughter's Lilipad. The netbook fails to do any of these things. Can anyone suggest some beginning must do tasks when first aquiring an android netbook and how I might be able to do those things?

Any advice is appreciated and would contribute greatly to the domestic tranquility as well as limit the looming I-told-you-sos.

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All those things are not easy in my opinion.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 15, 2013 2:22 AM PDT

You didn't supply which lexmark so I can't look into any specific printing solution.

As to the lilipad upgrade, most upgrade systems require a Windows PC and some add Apple computers if the market is big enough.

But ShutterFly looks to have an app for that. Link follows.

You bring up a good point here. That is, are you bumping into folk that thought these tablets could replace your everyday PC?

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thank you for the shutterfly suggestion
by meirzev / October 15, 2013 7:51 AM PDT

Thanks, Bob, for the shutterfly link. I didn't think that tablets could replace an everyday PC but I did think that uploading pictures and printing out documents were elementary and acceptable expectations for the android computers.

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No. Printing was not in the initial Android plan.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 15, 2013 8:11 AM PDT

It is possible but without knowing more details I fear I can't be any more specific than what you read on the web.

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