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Nook HD+ Review at $149 price point (and N2A/RootMyNook)

With the recent price drop to $149 and the announcement that B&N will not be making new color tablets, there are a lot of questions out there about the Nook HD and Nook HD+. This is my placeholder for my full Nook HD+ review, where I hope to answer some of those questions 🙂 Sections will be added below: Let me begin by saying that $149 buys you a LOT tablet and there are a number of tweaks to help

Recommendation: Buy a Nook HD or Nook HD+ at $129/$149

While B&N has recently shut down their tablet manufacturing operations, the Nook HD and Nook HD+ are still available for purchase. What makes the two tablets even more delectable are their new prices: $129 for the Nook HD and $149 for the Nook HD+. The Nook HD+ is my favorite, with a resolution of 1920×1280 but even the HD has a nice 7″ 1440×900 resolution display. When I took a look at the Nook HD+ around Christmas time it really

What is the status of 64GB MicroSDXC cards and N2A?

When I tried N2A (Nook to Android) I had pretty good luck with a 64GB Class 10 Sandisk card: N2A cards 64GB Nook HD+ Android reviewhttp://www.jdhodges.com/blog/n2acards-64gb-nook-hd-android-review/Santa brought a shiny Nook HD+ for Christmas this year. I immediately started hacking/enhancing this delightful gift by utilizing N2A’s Nook to Android 64GB Android Jelly Bean conversion… However, it seems that N2A no longer supports 64GB cards 🙁 N2A Cards | Why do you no longer offer 64GB N2Ahttp://desk.n2acards.com/customer/portal/articles/1051674-why-do-you-no-longer-offer-64gb-n2a-preconfigured-cards-or-instant-downloads-The answer is very simple; the cards

Use Motorola Lapdock with other phones? [yes]

The Motorola lapdock can be used with phones other than Motoroloa phones (Atrix/Photon). As a matter of fact you can use some lapdock features with popular phones like the Samsung Galaxy S III or the HTC One EVO. The only limitation comes with the fact that most phones these days have a single micro-USB connector which can either: Charge the phone / transfer data Output HDMI via MHL Act as a USB host via USB OTG (on the go) This

How to pair Pebble smart watch with HTC EVO 4G LTE

My Pebble arrived recently and I was quite bummed that it did not seem pairable with my HTC EVO 4G LTE 🙁 Thankfully, after a bit of experimentation, I was able to pair the two lovely devices. Here is how: #1 Make sure Bluetooth is ‘on’ for both devices #2 Go to the Bluetooth pairing screen on the EVO and choose, Menu -> Search for devices #3 You should see a screen similar to the one below: #4 Choose ‘Pair’

Sharing clipboard & data between various computers and Android phones

Some of these tips/apps have been very helpful to me so I thought I would share the links here 🙂 Share Clipboard Between Computers: Windows, Linux and Machttp://www.ampercent.com/share-clipboard-between-computers-windows-mac-linux/10822/The problem of sharing clipboard data across multiple computers and operating systems becomes more complex, when you do not have an internet connection. Precisely, it becomes… Super useful tool for sharing clipboard text between computers using Google Chrome! Chrome – Clipboard Sync How to Break Down the Barrier Between Your Android and Computerhttp://lifehacker.com/5656214/how-to-break-down-the-barrier-between-your-android-and-computerEven though

N2A cards 64GB Nook HD+ Android review

Santa brought a shiny Nook HD+ for Christmas this year. 🙂 I immediately started hacking/enhancing this delightful gift by utilizing N2A’s Nook to Android 64GB Android Jelly Bean conversion product. NOTE: this article describes using the N2A microsd card to boot Android on the Nook HD+, allowing one to run the full spectrum of Android apps! Installation So far the install process has been painless, though quite sloooow. Here is the screenshot showing the image being written to the 64GB

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