|11-03-2009, 12:45 PM||#1|
Join Date: Aug 2007
Android & tech-hacking?
I pre-ordered a Nook.
My bet is on Android, I am thinking (a big guess and bet on my part) that with all the SDK for Android and the tech-hackers that someone will bust that OS wide open and start tinkering.
I would not be surprised to see some apps start to pop up (wi-fi usage, basic apps, mp3 hacks, even a web-browser?)
No doubt the Nook looks to be a nice gadget and combined with a pseudo-open source OS it could turn into a little more than what it is.
Sure it handles PDFs probably as well as any other eReader.
It handles EPUB, etc.
The question for me is - does Android turn it into something special?
It's a bet and I don't know if it will pay off - but I made the bet.
|11-04-2009, 11:33 AM||#2|
Join Date: Oct 2009
Device: Android & FBReader
I sure hope so - I'm planning on getting one in December - after any and all fallout of the early adopters hits the fan
|11-04-2009, 12:57 PM||#3|
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Virginia Beach, VA
Device: Kindle DX
I am thinking that pretty soon they will have a program that will strip DRM and convert books right on the reader itself.
|11-07-2009, 01:34 PM||#5|
Sigil & calibre developer
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Florida, USA
Device: Nook STR
|11-11-2009, 11:54 PM||#6|
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Bangkok, Thailand
Device: Kindle'r 3, iPhone 3Gs, iPad 2, Galaxy Tab Wifi
It would be nice if we can hack it to display Thai ebook.
Is it technicallly possible?
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