Interesting discussion, but my only Android device is a Honeycomb tablet which claims
to adjust the brightness using a hardware sensor then the firmware/software settings.
Would that not effect your efforts, if there were something like that in play for your
I find that the automatic brightness control is working very well for the few .pdf and
magazines that I read on my tablet. I don't use the tablet for most reading, for that I
have a dedicated eReader.