Monthly Archives: July 2011

Sony’s Not Leaving: New Reader At FCC

Yeah, the news is three days old.

So let me tell you what others haven’t: It has WiFi B/G/N, a micro SD Card slot, and an earphone jack for audio. The micro SD Card slot seems to be at the bottom, left.

There.

Those are the features of its mainstream six-inch screen Reader. Except for that micro SD Card slot. That’s new. And is a clean break from Sony’s own Memory Stick format.

Two things that aren’t mentioned: a USB port or stylus. But those might not be required listings for FCC testing (although it is odd that the micro SD Card slot is mentioned).

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TV: Torchwood Miracle Day, Episode Four

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Movie: Blitz

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Movie: Down Terrace

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Nook Touch Rooting Survival Notes

I haven’t been keeping up with XDA Developers about the Nook Touch.

Today I’ve been trying to catch up and decided to drop a bunch of stuff in a post in case I actually buy a Nook Touch. I’ll need this info.

Nook Touch full recovery

Additional details about rooting a Nook Touch

Wallpaper use

Nook Touch touchscreen dies overnight — it’s a B&N software issue.

How to do ADB push

Restoring the formatted TouchNooter SD to full

ePub file association and stock Nook app

Using an LCD density-changing app

Skipping Out Of Box Experience

Zeam launcher with N2E color fix (see why)

Also: There is no Bluetooth in the Nook Touch. It uses a different CPU package than the NookColor and it lacks the BT module the NookColor has.

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Gas Leaps Four Cents Yet Again

Photo taken today, Saturday July 30, 2011.

One week ago it was $4.41, which was also up from the week before that.

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The iTunes 11 iBooks Mystery

iTunes 11 to get visual revamp, beefier iCloud ties?

https://twitter.com/#!/mikecane/status/97117358388285442

https://twitter.com/#!/mikecane/status/97117782088499201

Eventually Apple will lock down iTunes so that only Apple-purchased and Apple-related material will work with iTunes.

I fully expect syncing of non-iBooks eBooks to be prevented one day.

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Goodbye Google+

Google is gagging user advocates

OK, now I’m certain.

This was my final post at Google+ after all:

If Google ever ceases and desists with its Police State stance, let me know.

I won’t hold my breath for it, though.

Previously here:

Now Google Has Apple’s Disease
The Google+ Real Name Policy Is Wrong

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TV: The Code, Episode One

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TV: Wonder Woman 2011 Pilot

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