Tag Archives: Nook

Can’t afford a Hemingwrite? I have an idea…

I LOVE the idea of the Hemingwrite. It’s like a portable typewriter that allows you to write distraction-free whilst still saving your work electronically and backing it up online. It has a proper keyboard and – crucially – an eInk … Continue reading

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Controlling Raspberry Pi from £29 Nook e-reader

I installed ConnectBot on my rooted £29 Nook e-reader – and I can log into my Raspberry Pi radio from anywhere in the house using ssh. And change the station in the kitchen. Mwa-ha-ha.

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Root my Nook!

With apologies to any Australian readers – although if I break it, that may be an appropriate usage of the word ‘root’. The Barnes & Noble Nook Simple Touch has been on sale for £29. £29! At that price, it … Continue reading

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