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News Hackers mod B&N Nook

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by CardJoe, 16 Dec 2009.

  1. CardJoe

    CardJoe Freelance Journalist

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  2. shanky887614

    shanky887614 New Member

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    i think ill pick one up just to try this
     
  3. Farting Bob

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    Free black and white mobile internet? Sweet! I can see this mod being quite popular, and actually increasing sales of what is quite a expensive piece of hardware to read books on.
     
  4. mrplow

    mrplow obey the fist!!

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    This surely won't last long once they realise how much you're using the mobile internet, which you should be using for a couple of minutes to buy a book...
     
  5. widmod

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    is this device (with the mobile contract/sim card ) available in europe?
    i bet he find a way to restrict the data transfer to specific ebookish sites on the server side:miffed:
     
  6. DarkLord7854

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    Not gonna lie.. that's pretty sweet
     
  7. Bluephoenix

    Bluephoenix Spoon? What spoon?

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    wasn't sure what I was going to get myself for the holidays, now I know :thumb:
     
  8. NuTech

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    Seriously guys, don't buy ones of these thinking this hack will last.

    All B&N have to do is enable IP filtering at their end and it's all over.
     
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    Sounds interesting but not very useful outside of the USA since you wouldn't have the free internet connection.
     
  10. Bluephoenix

    Bluephoenix Spoon? What spoon?

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    thats why you make a copy of the original data on the card and if they do something like that, leave it as what its supposed to be, or just use it as a mobile PDF/doc/etc reader (like its designed to be)
     
  11. NuTech

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    If my comment wasn't obviously clear, I was referring to anyway buying the device just to use it as 'free wireless internet'.
     
  12. Matticus

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    While something like this clearly will happen if it takes off, they would be destroying the market for it.

    Though anyone with half a brain will let them get away with it for 6 months, long enough for everyone to think its safe to do. Everyone buys them, the market of buying to mod for this purpose is saturated. BAM! Cut them all off.
     
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