Nook Color Rooted, Hello $250 Android Tablet

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  1. Terminator02
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  2. TwinRetro

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    what are the specs on this?
     
  3. Zerousen

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    I'm going to get this, so my teachers won't find out I'm playing apps instead of reading >:D
     
  4. Terminator02
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    512 RAM... cant remember much else, i'll get back to u on that

    800 mHz processor im pretty sure
     
  5. Knyaz Vladimir

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    512MB RAM!? That's double the amount on my old laptop!

    Processor is the same, though lmao. I never use it, anyway.

    But, on-topic now... anything that has Angry Birds is good in my book.
     
  6. .Chris

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    oh yeah! [​IMG]
     
  7. Urza

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    Shame the current iteration of Android is absolutely atrocious for tablets.

    We'll have to see what 3.0 brings.
     
  8. kaputnik

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    Oh yes, Angry Birds ftw!
    Quite sure I read somewhere they're porting Angry Birds to DS, PSP and PS3 by the way, so no need at least for me to get a tablet just to play that [​IMG]
     
  9. Veho

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    It's cool that the Nook got hacked and rooted, but what's the big deal about a "$250 tablet"? There are $100 Android tablets out there, big whoop. I mean, yeah, if you're getting a Nook, it's nice to know you can use it as a tablet as well, but if you're primarily looking for a tablet? I dunno.
     
  10. Arwen20

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    I like to see this developed, I may be getting one of these for Christmas this year.
     
  11. TwinRetro

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    All the $100 tablets ive seen are pieces of junk. horrible touch screen ans usually comes with a shitty knockoff app store or none at all.
     
  12. Terminator02
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    there is currently only one solid android tablet out, and that's the galaxy tab (it's not even available without a cell phone plan yet). most all of the others are complete crap
     
  13. Urza

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    The 8th gen Archos tablets are pretty nice, although the Nook's IPS panel and capacitive overlay would probably sway me.
     
  14. ThePowerOutage

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    GingerBread 2.3 is the udate for tablets
     
  15. bpear96

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    Umm no it is not android now has 2 teams one team to develop for phones 1.6,2.1,2.1 and 2.3 are meant for phones and one to work on android 3 which is designed for tablets. But manafacturs can still make tablets now. like the galaxy tab which runs a samsung customized 2.1 os
     
  16. Maplemage

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    Angry birds aint that fun for me, I find it somehow.... how can I express this....imo boring please dont quote or reply to me saying that its fun and I suck somehow okay?
     
  17. BlueStar

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    Is the Nook Colour actually any good as an ereader? Surely no matter how you tinker with it, backlight = hurty head.
     
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