Nook Simple Touch hacked to play Playstation games

Discussion in 'Other Handhelds' started by Veho, Sep 6, 2012.

  1. Veho
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    Veho The man who cried "Ni".

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    Well, I say "hacked." The only "hacky" part about it is rooting the device, and that's hardly a hack any more.

    I didn't even know that NoRefresh thing was a thing, I thought the flashing was inherent in the hardware.




    Source: Hackaday.com


    The games seem to run a bit slower, which is okay since that seems to offset the low refresh rate of the screen. All in all, it's pretty interesting.
     
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  2. BORTZ

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    I saw this on Lifehacker the other day. I was blown away.
     
  3. chavosaur

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    Holy...crap...
    I have a nook color that I bought specifically to hack into an android tablet to enjoy psx emulation since my psp broke.
    This is too cool though, I coulda saved money! :P
     
  4. Rydian

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    Here's it running FF7.

    http://imgur.com/a/wWp7D#0

    XD
     
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