Issue With Windows CE

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  1. tristana

    tristana Junior Member

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    It sucks a large one. I hate Windows CE. It is rubbish. :mad:

    OK Being a cheapskate I bought an "ePad" from eBay with Windows CE6.0.

    Very disappointing. Can't see much point in having a Tablet with virtually no touchscreen functionality beyond the basic. No finger scrolling, zooming, etc.

    I guess I have two questions:
    1. Is Android the better choice for touch functionality?
    2. Can a Win CE Pad be re-flashed to Android?

    Many thanks in advance.
    thanks
     
  2. Traveller

    Traveller Administrator Staff Member

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    1. Yes. Android is designed with fingers in mind. Windows CE was not. Keep in mind Windows CE was first released in 1996. Even as late as 2009 it still required a stylus.

    2. No. To get Android working you would need to find Linux drivers for every piece of hardware on the device, compile a kernel, find some way to partition the internal storage for the system, data, and recovery, and then compile a copy of Android to work on it. Far more trouble than it's worth.

    So how much money did this ePad cost you?
     

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