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B&N's Nook Has Been 'Rooted'
on Tue 15th Dec 2009 18:05 UTC, submitted by
Over the weekend Barnes & Noble's
Nook was rooted
and the hacking and developer community is hard at work bringing new functionality to adventurous Nook owners.
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on Thu 17th Dec 2009 04:37 UTC in reply to "
no its not. There will always be a certain kind of geek that will do this sort of thing, but locking it down is the right way to do it for the 99.9%. I would *never* buy an e-reader that had a full android OS.
Yeah, I agree. Make it hackable for people who know what they're doing, but lock it down enough so that you keep the loaded gun out of reach just far enough so that Joe Sixpack doesn't hurt himself.
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