Ubiquitous PADDs

At forty bucks for a Wi-Fi, BT, and GPS-enabled Android tablet, we have, I think, reached the era where this is plausible for the everyman:

Bear in mind, I am not sure this is a good thing.

And no, this isn't a sponsored post. It was just the thought I had upon seeing one in a brick-and-mortar store that cheap for the first time.


Guardian said...


Even better, here's a Windows 8.1 one for 60. The Metro interface is sufficiently close to LCARS that I figure a few of those things laying around would be perfectly good set dressing for TNG.

Also, it has full-size USB and a Windows desktop, meaning it is already better than any iPad or Android tablet.

Now if I can just find the Phasers metro app . . .

Anonymous said...

Great post.