|08-20-2011, 02:04 PM||#1|
Join Date: Nov 2010
Device: iPad mini, Kindle Touch and PW
Touchpad as NC upgrade/replacement?
Just read that crazy idea this morning in another forum. Now that is 99.9 I wonder if some folks still think the same.
For those looking a tablet/color reader, that would be an option. Maybe a different ROM? ...
I don't know, just thinking loud ...
|08-20-2011, 02:11 PM||#2|
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: in the middle of nowhere
Device: PRS-350, Nexus S, Galaxy S, Nook Color, iPhone4, iPT4, iPad 2012
Not really. It's bigger and considerably heavier than the Nook Color. It does, however, make for a nice new toy.
|08-20-2011, 02:21 PM||#3|
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Texas, USA
Device: Kindle Oasis, PW3, DXG; Galaxy Tab S2 8.0/9.7; Kobo H2O
So, the device was a flop? I never followed the Touch Pad news. Horrible for folks who paid full price a few DAYS ago.
|08-20-2011, 02:46 PM||#4|
Join Date: Jun 2007
Device: Kindle Paperwhite 3, iPad mini 2
I would say no. I was ultimately disappointed in the Nook color and sold it and the Touchpad seems to be even worse. It is now a dead OS so it will get very little software support. You can get a nook color refurb for $169 and I would get that over a Touchpad even if you could get lucky enough to score one for $100. They seem long gone already at that price.
|08-20-2011, 03:28 PM||#5|
Join Date: Oct 2008
Device: never enough
From Erik Hardesty, one of the guys behind the CyanogenMod Color Nook project:
|08-20-2011, 05:00 PM||#6|
Join Date: Aug 2011
Device: Nook STR
If you can put Android on this device, then for 99$ it's certainly an awesome tablet. Though I haven't played with it so I don't know how the hardware is.
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