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Android tablet/ereader

by pkemp1 / February 25, 2011 9:04 AM PST

Hello, I am new to android. I became interested when trying to find a tablet that could be read in sunlight. In researching, I came across the Notion Ink adam (it was decided to keep it's name all lower case) and have been following it's development for over a year. That is because they have the option of a pixel qi screen. It is a 10" tablet with excellent stats. I would be interested in anyone's experience with the adam or tablets with sunlight readable screens. Also, any experience with 10" vs 7" screens for ebook reading
Thank You

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10" vs 7" screens for ebook reading
by llwas / February 25, 2011 10:24 AM PST
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Pretty simple. With variable font size you can read on either.
10": more stuff on the screen, heavier to hold
7": the opposite
I go for light weight since I like to sit in a chair and read for lengthy periods.

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Archos 7
by sauna6 / February 26, 2011 5:55 AM PST
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My first Android device is an Archos 7 (7") tablet. Reads quite well in bight light, but is heavy (350 grams). Wi-Fi is handy around the house, so reading mags, books & news works well.
I'd be interested in learning how to get a flash player for it (for internet TV viewing), how to upgrade, etc. Anyone starting a new topic on Archos?

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android tablet/ereader
by pkemp1 / February 26, 2011 9:12 AM PST
In reply to: Archos 7

I tried googling "hacking archos 7" and came up with a number of sites. One was archosfans.com, but could not get into it. another was "www.stupidiocy.com/geek-life/hacking-the-archos-7-home-tablet/" which looked interesting. This might get you into android market, if that would help. Another lead would be "http://forums.adobe.com/message/2507977" Good luck

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android tablet flash player
by tiberiumdj / February 26, 2011 4:12 PM PST
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Flash player is a free program, hacking your device should not be needed. I believe Archos 7 tablets support up to flash player v9.

I'm not sure what type of internet TV you were looking at watching, but you can get flash player from the adobe website.

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