Nook Simple Touch Hack Brings Multi-Touch to Barnes & Noble’s E-Ink Reader

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While Barnes & Noble had conceived its Nook Simple Touch as a simple greyscale E-Ink electronic book reader, that’s not stopping developers and hackers from envisioning additional capabilities for the device. As the device runs a customized version of the Android operating system at its core, and like its color LCD counterparts in the forms […]

Car Mod Integrates New iPad in Center Dash Console

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While new cars come with fancy touchscreen systems, GPS navigation, and stereos that support various sources of input as well as streaming music, the holy grail for those who modify their cars is to do anything and everything by integrating a computer–or carputer. When Apple had debuted the original iPad some three years ago, the […]

Software Hack Activates T-Mobile USA 4G on AT&T’s Galaxy Note

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The Samsung Galaxy Note 5.3-inch phablet is currently only available on AT&T’s U.S. network. The phone is listed with AT&T’s 4G LTE network support, along with 4G HSPA+ bands that support AT&T’s network. As AT&T and T-Mobile USA operate on different 3G/4G HSPA+ bands, phones without a pentaband 3G radio will not be cross-compatible between […]

Who Needs a White iPhone When You Can Get a Transparent, Clear One?

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A hardware mod with front and rear face plates convert an iPhone 4–currently only offered in black–to a clear, transparent one where you can see through the case and glimpse the internal working components of your Apple smartphone. Unfortunately, not much of the chips or circuitry can be seen though as the iPhone’s innards wasn’t […]

Ubuntu Hacked to Run on Samsung Galaxy Tab

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If the Linux-based Android operating system that ships with your Galaxy Tab isn’t powerful enough for you, then you may want to check out a hack that brings the Ubuntu operating system to run on the Tab. The operating system works, but Ubuntu was not designed nor optimized for finger input, so it still may […]

Turning a MID into a UMPC with jkkmobile

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Master of Modding, jkkmobile has taken an Aigio MID and tweaked a little here, tweaked a little there, and transformed it into what he calls a UMPC. I think this proves that when it comes to mobile devices, the nomenclature means very little, so long as it will do what you want it do. This […]

Dell Mini 9 Hacked for Touch

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I think it is great that most Netbooks appear to be imminently hackable, and we’ve seen quite a few Netbooks modded to include a touch screen. Given that we’ve seen early news that Windows 7 will most likely be a decent experience on a Netbook, it begs the question as to how many Netbook OEMs […]

The Asus Eee PC in Leather

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I’m not quite sure how I feel about this one and it makes me wonder if somebody doesn’t have too much time on their hands. According to Eee PC News, (link is translated) there is now an Asus Eee 901 PC mod with a leather case. I’m not talking a case to slip the Netbook […]