A Poort housing transforms 10″ tablets into terminals, with a dual cell-charging capability. Ideal for re-purposing IPads as appliances, a Poort offers low cost, low power Web access wherever you need it.[continue reading...]
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Tablets are displacing PC’s, not replacing them. But as Custer complained – “There are too many of them” and the rout is on.
If you point an 802.11ac router at a Poort using a compatible tablet, the throughput could approach 1 Gb/sec.
A proposal pending before the FCC aims to make access to the Internet and phone calls free and easy for millions of people across the country. There’s a big if here.
UPDATED!! If all goes as planned, free access to the Web would be available in just about every metropolitan area and many rural areas. However, lobbyists from the big carriers may corrupt the key communications initiative of our generation.
It is becoming more evident each day that WiFi is a species treasure. If this nanotechnology proves out, it’s a revolution akin to radio itself.
A third of Americans do not have broadband at home. WiFi presents an opportunity to establish a citizen conduit to the Internet without regard to wealth or status.
Shanty towns for our species are now shanty cities, with one in Nigeria holding an estimated 70 million people! These desperately poor souls must be granted some options for escaping such misery, and Internet access is a seervice that can be delivered responsibly by women.
The device looks simple – and indeed it is – but it’s pure wireless magic. The modular Poort’s rich sound and low power consumption enables a window on the Web anywhere – with appliance dependability.
A Poort is a whole new form factor, not just a tablet enclosure. In fact, it’s more like itself than any tablet, given the many additional functions it can support.
Mounting a Poort on a glass mirror is an option if you prefer not to surround the outlet, or disturb the wall covering.
In this install we have an underutilized counter end with an ugly, crooked outlet in it, whose rocker switch is for the garburator – let’s clean things up!
Bring a world of music, video and messaging to your bathroom in a few minutes. (With a 10 picture introduction).
High end Bluetooth headphones with touch control for incoming calls, microphone, strong bass.
The Poort 10.1 3G Quad Core is state of the art in Android tablets, with 1280×800 resolution, using 3G WCDMA, WiFI and Bluetooth 3.0.
High performance 10W wireless and versatile Bluetooth speaker with built-in microphone and extended play battery.
No mention of WiFi, which has to be disconcerting. The Telcos will not want community access to be expanded.
Free Internet, yes, with interesting security aspects. This NYT article is a resource directory for firing one up locally.
Things are going the Poort’s way. The humble USB cable is part of an electrical revolution that will make power supplies greener and cheaper – especially for solar.