1. DueNorthBB's Avatar
    One of the big problems I have with remoting to a server to administering it is the lack of keyboard with current, phones.

    To type, they usually have a virtual keyboard which you need to use which takes up most of the screen.

    It looks like the Passport could solve that with a large screen and keyboard. How many "phones" can do that?
    06-19-14 05:05 PM
  2. NamelessStar's Avatar
    this is why i want it lol as a systems admin/infrastructure guy i need to have the screen and kb work together for me.
    06-19-14 05:09 PM
  3. lordpuppy's Avatar
    I hadn't even thought of this. Well, I guess that does it, i need this phone lol. I've done remote desktop with a tablet, and the all-touch approach works at 7+ inch screen size, but it's annoying having a keyboard in the middle of your desktop.

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    06-20-14 11:09 AM
  4. Oglon3r's Avatar
    I just want a PlayBook 2 + the Passport.

    Posted via z30 STA100-5 the only high end business device on the market
    06-20-14 11:10 AM
  5. DueNorthBB's Avatar
    If the keyboard can function as a touchpad, it will be perfect. There should be some mapping for right/left mouse keys.
    Right now, touch doesn't translate well for desktop applications (server applications).
    On a small screen, MOST infrastructure related web interfaces are NOT designed for touch with tiny buttons. It is very easy to miss "touch" OK and cancel. Current solution requires, zooming in & out to make sure you get the right buttons. This is something a virtual touchpad would help.

    The only issue I see so far is how to get those number keys & symbols. You know how much a pain it is to type in complex passwords.
    06-20-14 02:18 PM

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