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Porn-friendly tablet PC

Unpolarised greyscale screen
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This would be marketed as a device to use safely and privately in public, so that simply using it would enable you to deny that you were watching porn with it. This is why it can't just be a monitor.

It resembles an ordinary tablet PC, with two differences. Firstly, it uses a greyscale traditional LCD with a narrow viewing angle. Secondly, the polarising filter is omitted so that it's almost blank to the casual viewer. It comes, however, with a pair of polarising glasses which enable the user to see what's going on on the screen. Moreover, due to the narrow viewing angle, another viewer is unlikely to be able to get themselves lined up precisely enough to see your porn.

Not suitable for people who are into literally blue movies.

And to be frank, it can actually also be used for its stated purpose too.

nineteenthly, Sep 21 2011

I think this is slightly redundant with [MickeyTheFish]'s idea Your_20Eyes_20Only_20Screen
- also see my Jul 17 2000 annotation for mention of a screen viewable only within a narrow angle of view. [hippo, Sep 22 2011]

Apple Privacy Glasses patent http://www.ubergizm...ts-privacy-glasses/
[MisterQED, Sep 23 2011]

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       Is this kind of like mime porn?
xandram, Sep 21 2011
  

       What about the audio ?
8th of 7, Sep 21 2011
  

       Ah, forgot about the audio. That could be done though, with discreet earphones.
nineteenthly, Sep 21 2011
  

       Wouldn't it be far simpler and cheaper to simply wear a T shirt bearing the words "I like porn", thereby circumventing the whole embarrasment issue?
Twizz, Sep 21 2011
  

       Now please correct me if I'm wrong, but isn't porn for wanking at? How does this device polarise your genitals?
zen_tom, Sep 21 2011
  

       That could be printed on the back of the tablet, [Twizz].   

       Ah, but [zen_tom], this is highly refined and arcane porn where the sexual arousal occurs on a much higher level. You'll be needing a head band.
nineteenthly, Sep 21 2011
  

       How shall i put this?   

         

         

       I can't think of a way, so i'll just have to say i don't think [ZT]'s objection has to be a problem and leave it at that.
nineteenthly, Sep 21 2011
  

       We could decouple the porn thing, and just make it a "pro-secrecy" display? But then it's just half an LCD display, visible only to those who wear polarised eyewear. That's the intended product audience, and anyone else who happens to wear Maui Jim, Oakley or similarly polarised products from other common eyewear purveyors.
zen_tom, Sep 21 2011
  

       Grayscale porn that gives me a headache? I'll pass.
DIYMatt, Sep 21 2011
  

       is this just a strong desire to not share porn or is it that you will be looking at porn with children/the easily offended nearby. if the answer is the latter then you are quite weird. do you review or edit porn perhaps?
WcW, Sep 21 2011
  

       This was mainly inspired by the screen inverter for porn thing. However, as you may remember, a couple of years back i posted an idea for a "Filthy A&P Textbook", where anatomy and physiology were made more memorable by connecting everything to sex. If i'm really serious about that, and i honestly think i may be, it isn't the kind of thing i want to be working on in the open with children around, so the choice is laptop or doing it when there are no children here, and since my main work is doing workshops with home educated children, that rarely happens.   

       So to some degree i am serious about this, i do think the A&P textbook could work (self- published) and i don't want children to see what i'm doing. Then again, if they are around, they should have my full attention anyway, except during breaks.
nineteenthly, Sep 22 2011
  

       I'm sure I've seen/read about the 'remove front polariser and wear polarised glasses' thing in the real world, but I don't have time to hunt for it. Probably in Popular Science or something.
neutrinos_shadow, Sep 22 2011
  

       Rotating the polarising filters would invert the screen, so this bakes the other idea.
nineteenthly, Sep 23 2011
  

       Apple actually patented you one better (link).   

       My apologies to those of the fairer sex, but shouldn't a tablet made for porn have some mention of waterproofing or sanitizing? Heck, seeing as most tablets get so much use in the bathroom, shouldn't all tablets be sanitized for our protection?
MisterQED, Sep 23 2011
  
      
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