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[Discuss] how much can i use a smartphone as a computer?

On Wed, Sep 09, 2015 at 12:52:45PM -0400, barry wrote:
> when i was in high school they promised us 100$ pocket computer, i
> remember radio shack tried once... y this not happen?  i'm so
> dissapointed!  of all the stinkin bells and whistles they pack into
> these things, y not at least pack a virtual computer on it?  is
> certainly computationally capable ....

Yes, but that's not what three billion people want.

You can do it, it's just not easy, and the big question is: what
do you want to get out of it?

> would android cellphone at least navigate directory structure on an sd
> card and manipulate it properly if i wanted to move around text files
> etc...?

Sure. Install any file manager app -- OI File Manager is a good,
free, open-source choice -- and that's easy.


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