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Well I was thinking of a fun project to work on today, and I thought, why not try and build a tablet? tongue.gif. I want it to have a Tegra 2 in it, and run Android. Do you think it can be done?
    
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EDIT: @op, it can be done... just not by regular consumers
    
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The key is to make sure it does not have any SD card slots, HDMI ports or USB smile.gif

Also remember to use a single mono speaker and point it away from the user.
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Can't do it. You will fail.
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It's 100% possible. It will however be extremely difficult, and probably not as good and more expensive than what you will buy retail, even if you get it right on the first go. You will probably need to know how to make/integrate the proper drivers and all the work involving porting android, not to mention the hardware side of things.

If you're talking about a senior project for a group of engineering students that has CSCIs, ECEs, and MEs, I think that would be awesome, and within reach with a lot of work. For a hobby project? Nor likely.
    
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If you do decide to do it, make sure to do a build log! It's gonna be tough, but I'm sure you could do it with the proper research.
    
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Sure.. But i think you'd have to fire up the soldering gun..
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It is possible. It'll cost alot of cash if done right though.
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Okay then. Well where can I get a Tegra 2 chip?
    
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Originally Posted by ronaldmcdonald;14437977 
The key is to make sure it does not have any SD card slots, HDMI ports or USB smile.gif

Also remember to use a single mono speaker and point it away from the user.

I found this hilarious. Can I sig it? biggrin.gif
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