Sunday, March 27, 2011

Cheaper Than A Tablet: 'Rooting' Your E-Reader : NPR

Cheaper Than A Tablet: 'Rooting' Your E-Reader : NPR:
"The Amazon Kindle has 3G data connectivity so that readers can download e-books anywhere there is cell service. As many Kindle owners know, the device can connect to Google and Wikipedia to look up things mentioned in e-books, too. That connectivity is all the opportunity hackers need to turn an e-book reader into a tablet."

What are the odds of getting Google Phone or Skype to work on a rooted Kindle? That's the kind of cell-phone service I can get behind.