[mythtv-users] IPad and mythtv.

Josh White jaw1959 at gmail.com
Fri May 21 20:36:59 UTC 2010

On Fri, May 21, 2010 at 4:35 PM, Brian Wood <beww at beww.org> wrote:

> On Friday 21 May 2010 12:55:16 pm jedi wrote:
> >    A liberated JooJoo probably has more potential. The newer Archos
> > tablets might also have some potential. An Android app might be useful
> > if not now than in the near future when something catches up HW wise.
> An Android tablet computer is in fact available, with an ARM CPU, but I
> don't
> think it would be very useful for Myth.
> It's called a "Nook", and once rooted it's a fairly decent Android
> platform,
> but the B+W display is not too useful for video, and the color touch screen
> is
> pretty small. Some folks have been running the Pandora browser, which seems
> better than the one B&N included in the 1.3 release.
> The Nook seems to have a very active hacker community. Most of the hacking
> on
> the Kindle seems to be about cracking the DRM, and I have no desire to
> steal
> books.
> At least the Kindle now somewhat supports PDF files, in the past you had to
> send your PDF to Amazon and have them convert the file to something the
> Kindle
> understood, and pay for the privilege. Nook deals with PDFs very well, as
> long
> as the required fonts are embedded in the file (most seem to be).
> I still say the iPad sounds like some sort of feminine hygiene product.
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Are you referring to the Nook E-Book Reader?  Sounds like some kind of porn
device to me.
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