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You might be able to find a Galaxy Tab 7" for that price. It's a lot more "out of the box" friendly, whereas the nook is the hackers playground. Each have their purpose, but it sounds like the 7" Galaxy is your best bet if you can find one for that price. I've seen it dip to $250 on sales.
    
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Hmm, I'll have ot look around. I haven't seen any that cheap but here good things about as a tablet.
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I'm sort of in the same situation as you, but the tablet would be for myself. I've been looking around and the Nook Color rooted seems to be the best deal out there. Most tablets are at least $300 unless they're refurbished/on sale.
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Yea the only thing about a rooted tablet for me is my kids will be using it. And once I root it and it leaves a big chance for my kids to screw em up or brick em. Still looking but undecided.
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Take it from a guy that builds epubs. Buy the nook over them all for your money. All the other ones are cheap design concepts and when the new ePub 3.0 is a standard, which there is talk that it will allow video and animation coding, all the other tables will be outdated and a waste of money.

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Personally I would save the money and get them an iPad 3G. I stick with apple even though they are a pain to send apps to, but I know when I download an app for the iPad I won't have to worry about all the bugs and viruses the android market is flooded with.
Edited by graphicsman - 7/30/11 at 8:52pm
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Yea only problem with that is I'd rather roll my money up, throw it in a truck stop toilet bowl, then eat it, then poop it out, eat it again then regurgitate it and set in on fire than give it to apple.

The nook seems like the number one possibility for now. Like I said I was just worried about rooting it, but im tech savvy so I don't think there will be a problem. And I hear the quality is more than equal price so thats good. And they will not be app-happy either. Couple games, some mp3's, stuff like that I am sure they will be more than fine.
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Personally I would save the money and get them an iPad 3G. I stick with apple even though they are a pain to send apps to, but I know when I download an app for the iPad I won't have to worry about all the bugs and viruses the android market is flooded with.
You're welcome to like apple, but don't spread such crap. Fanboy Trolls, I swear.
    
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You're welcome to like apple, but don't spread such crap. Fanboy Trolls, I swear.
So it's not a fact that mobile malware is a problem on the android market? Seems pretty indisputable to me. Do you need links or what?
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So it's not a fact that mobile malware is a problem on the android market? Seems pretty indisputable to me. Do you need links or what?
Malware can be countered by intelligent selection of apps to download. The Android Market always presents the user with a list of permissions an app has to access before the installation. Also, most of these malware apps are obviously shady and low-quality. Only get products from trusted developers.
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Malware can be countered by intelligent selection of apps to download.
This. AND NOD FTW!
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