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    Posted: 16 Apr 2011 at 3:17am

I'm guessing that I don't really need one or at least they've sure fallen off my radar but still....this is a pretty good and less expensive solution:

How to hack the $250 Nook Color into a full Android tablet

I've seen them on sale for $199 and from this video it looks pretty perky but I just can't figure a need. 

Maybe if I left the house or something....

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  Quote Don Watkins Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 16 Apr 2011 at 3:32am

I should pay more attention. Found this video on the $120 Velocity Micro Cruz Reader.

Haven't as yet looked to see how hard it is but looks like there's a ROM swap involved.

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  Quote Karl_db Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 16 Apr 2011 at 8:48am
"...need one.." It's a new tech toy...I thought that fit the "...want one..." category. HeeHee


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  Quote Don Watkins Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 16 Apr 2011 at 10:45am

Shhhh, I never just want one, there's always a pressing need.

That's my story and I'm sticking with it.

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  Quote Randy Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 18 Apr 2011 at 8:20pm
I really get a big kick out of hacking things.  And that is mighty tempting, but I just can't think of what I'd really use it for.  I might only hunt-and-peck in order to type on the computer, but I'm much faster with it than touching letters on a screen with my finger.  I don't mind typing short messages on my android phone, and longer ones in a pinch.  It is better than texting with the standard cell phone.

I wouldn't mind getting to play with one.
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  Quote Randy Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 18 Apr 2011 at 8:21pm
Just thought of something.  It would make one of the coolest remotes for your TV ever. 
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  Quote Karl_db Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 19 Apr 2011 at 3:30am
We love our tech toys, don't we!
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