[LINK] Phone as laptop

Rachel Polanskis grove at zeta.org.au
Thu Feb 17 21:47:05 AEDT 2011

On 17/02/2011, at 8:37 PM, Roger Clarke <Roger.Clarke at xamax.com.au> wrote:

> At 9:15 +0000 17/2/11, stephen at melbpc.org.au wrote:
>> Maybe soon another trend .. your phone as your personal computer ..
> ...
>> FEBRUARY 17, 2011  The Wall Street Journal  http://online.wsj.com
>> So, what if you could use the brains and connectivity of such a hand-held
>> computer to drive a laptop-size screen, keyboard and speakers, thus
>> overcoming these limitations?  ...
> Well we couldn't keep calling it docking, could we.
> If it's a handheld, maybe hocking, or hhocking.
> If it's a palmtop, maybe pocking (or PPocking, if PalmPilot survives).
> If it's an Apple iPhone or iPad, it's awkward, because they're all vowels.
> Maybe go back to Mac, and it could be mocking?
> If it's an Android device, maybe 'n'ocking?
> For a smartphone generally, it's smocking, spocking or just phocking.

Hubbed or Hubbing is what I would call it.  For example, hubbing your android
for videoconferencing.  I have hubbed the iPad so I can type this document.
Works for me ;)


rachel polanskis 
<r.polanskis at uws.edu.au> 
<grove at zeta.org.au>

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