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Very slippery 10 inch tablet

Discussion in 'Computers & Gadgets' started by MelonSplitter, Nov 18, 2016.

  1. MelonSplitter

    MelonSplitter Gawd

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    I have an acer 10 in. tablet that has a very slippery back side. It's really distracting trying to keep it from slipping out of my hands. Any suggestions?
     
  2. pendragon1

    pendragon1 [H]ardness Supreme

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    thin silicone cover or egrips or maybe:

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  3. drescherjm

    drescherjm [H]ardForum Junkie

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    Get a cover for the tablet. I prefer the folding magnetic kind that act as a stand.
     
  4. Nebell

    Nebell Gawd

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    What tablet is it? Try getting some vinyl? My old S6 Edge+ was very slippery, I got a dbrand skin on it (chrome) and it worked wonders.
     
  5. HeavensCloud

    HeavensCloud Oswego, not shitty as Buffalo

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    Get some callouses on your hands, go dig a hole with a shovel without wearing gloves.

    Second, get a case/cover for it.
     
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  6. liiroy

    liiroy Limp Gawd

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    Velcro it to your hand
     
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  7. MelonSplitter

    MelonSplitter Gawd

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    You guys are hilarious and very helpful........ NOT!
     
  8. pendragon1

    pendragon1 [H]ardness Supreme

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  9. bigdogchris

    bigdogchris Wii was a Novelty

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    It's been suggested a few times to get a case/cover for it. Even one of those flimsy flip covers is fine because it adds significant amount of grip. The added grip is going to help prevent damage by not dropping it more than any case will help from it being dropped.
     
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  10. rezerekted

    rezerekted 2[H]4U

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    Know what annoys me with tablets? They think a really thin bezel is better and is cool looking. No, it is not. I had an iPad Mini and was continually opening apps by accident because the bezel was too thin for my big thumbs. I now have an Asus Zenpad and that has a thicker surrounding area so not as much as an issue but every now and again I tap an app I didn't want to open. Yea, Tablets in general are very annoying to use and you would have to be an idiot to think I would ever replace my PC in exchange for a tablet or smartphone.
     
  11. Prav

    Prav Limp Gawd

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    If you dont want to add a bulky case try some anti slip tape. I have used generic black "bat" tape but there is a ton of choices in every possible color. It will collect dirt so it does need to be replaced periodically. A single piece of well placed tape can provide enough extra finger grip.
     
  12. Nanogrip

    Nanogrip Limp Gawd

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    Plasti Dip!

    It's stay on with a nice rubber grip, won't harm paint and you can peel it off when you need to.
     
  13. Shadohh

    Shadohh Gawd

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    Best part of plasti dip is if you get it on your fingers before it dries you will lose sensitivity for 3 months like I had happen!

    Just goto talon grips, they sell some nice rubber grip tape or sandpaper tape in non cut block/sheets. It sticks good and will come with no trace.

    Or goto home depot and get some bathtub/skateboard grip tape.
     
  14. westrock2000

    westrock2000 [H]ardForum Junkie

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  15. pendragon1

    pendragon1 [H]ardness Supreme

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    no it was a joke. its spay glue and dries hard.
     
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  16. Shadohh

    Shadohh Gawd

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    Either goto home depot and get some grip tape for shower bottoms or skateboards or buy some nice granulated rubber adhesive tape from talon grips. They sell them non cut sheets.
     
  17. SixFootDuo

    SixFootDuo 2[H]4U

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    just file / hatch mark a texture into it like I did mine. They are cheap enough it's not going to effect resell value.

    Just do a competent uniform job and it will look decent and works wonders.

    At first I tried a foam tape but it quickly got nasty with finger sweat. lol
     
  18. ButtonPuncher

    ButtonPuncher [H]Lite

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    Like Shadoww said, go to a sporting goods store and get grip tape like they use on baseball bats and hockey stick handles.