As a newb, I managed to upgrade my newly acquired PDN9. With due-diligence, alot of forum reading and learning, this device can be pretty good. You can stream AVIs from your PC to the tablet wirelessly, using VLC Direct Pro. After a few days I ran across this forum topic, and took the plunge (aka, no going back). Do not attempt this without knowing the risks, and I suggest reading the whole forum thread before attempting. I spent nearly a whole day reading before I got the nerve to do it. I did it, it works. And for those that attempt, I hope it does for you too. Alternate BPDN (9 inch) firmware - OPDN9 - SlateDroid.com Not too sure how this forum accepts cross-linking, hope this helps.