Used Nook? $150 What do you think?

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  1. little812

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    I am planning to pick up a NC from a person off CL. She said she purchaced it in Jan 11 and hasnt used it much.

    I am new to the modding game, but have read articals and watched videos. I may need to lean on your expertise a bit if you dont mind.

    Im excited to be getting into the tab game at $150. The purpose of the NC is to be a take along on trips and for the wife's school.

    Couple of questions:
    1) Will I be able to put an app like a Docs To Go on *rooted* NC?
    2) Will it have the same functionality of a tab in the sence of Googling and MSGing (FB/Twitter) over wifi?



    T/A

    Look for me to be asking for help on rooting tomorrow hopefully.
     
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    AnimaTechnica Senior Member

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    Make sure its a nook color not just a nook. Nook color at 150 is a great price

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    If it's "as advertised", it's a good deal.
     
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    I would get a refurbished NookColor on Ebay, instead. B&N are selling them for $180 and they have the same warranty as new.
     
  5. little812

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    @AnimaTechnica: Does it take a standard micro USB charger? Just in case the seller shows up with the NC dead.

    @NateTheGreat: If I have any questions, ebay is always an option. Right now it is just going to be a toy to keep me busy for the next 4 weeks while away from home.

    Thanks for the responses. Looking forward to rooting it and showing it off.
     
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    There is so much information on How to root. I am sure it will depend on what the NC is running with, but what is the most straight forward step by step direction that many have found to be noob proof?
     
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    **update** seller backed out and said her husband didnt want her to sell it.

    Back on the hunt
     
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    I know the deal is off but for future reference the nook can be charged with sfandard MICRO usb cable but it is much slower than using the BN cable which has a little longer tip for I resume higher current

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  9. Sue7M3

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    Be careful when buying used Nook Colors. I just read a post on another board from someone who bought a used NC from Ebay. Barnes & Noble refused to let him register it because it was already registered to someone else and the seller refused to respond to their emails asking for help. He suspects the device is stolen.
     
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    good point - but if you decide to use a custom rom like CM7, it bypasses the Nook registration and you can always download and use the Nook app later

     
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    PM me. I know of one for sale. I think the same price. Let me know.

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