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I followed the instructions on this page to root: http://www.androidauthority.com/nexus-7-one-click-root-100889/

It worked, but it should be noted that it doesn't install Busybox like most other rooting tools do, so you'll need to download "Busybox Installer" from the market and run it after you root. ROM Toolbox wouldn't launch until I did this.
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I ordered mine last Sunday but still haven't gotten any updates on my order shipping frown.gif it's really tough because I'm on a business trip all next week and would love to have it....
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Found this while browsing SSD reviews: Patriot Memory Gauntlet Node 2.5" Enclosure, MSRP $99.99. Pretty interesting storage option for tablets without expansion slots such as the Nexus 7.

I already know about the Maxell AirStash, Kingston Wi-Drive and Seagate GoFlex Satellite. However, only the AirStash provides flexible storage options (via SD cards). The Wi-Drive maxes out at 64GB (~$150) and that's a recent release. Previously, the max you could buy was 32GB. The GoFlex Satellite does give you oodles of storage space at 500GB (~$175) but it uses mechanical, platter-based drives. Not very good if you need something rugged.

The Gauntlet Node would allow folks to use their own storage. If you want to install a massive 1TB 2.5" HDD, that's fine. If you want to install a 120/128GB 2.5" SSD (~$80-100), that's okay, too. The nice thing is you can easily leverage falling HDD/SSD prices to increase capacity. Even if you just install a small drive now, you're not stuck with that capacity forever. At the very least, the Gauntlet Node also functions as a USB3 external enclosure. tongue.gif
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Ordered my 8gb model on Wednesday, it's arriving today!! If you want one asap, 8gb is the way to go. Pictures tonight!
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still no shipping confirmation :[
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I actually never got a shipping confirmation, it just showed up.
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Well my screen is broken. All of sudden screen brightness or contrast suddenly shot up and cant figure out why. Tried restarting and turning brightness down both dont work. So disappointed.

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Haha, just found out my order from Staples is really cancelled. They actually called back on the 11th the day after I ordered it and I was suppose to confirm it or else it would be cancelled after 3 days. Dumb. So if you guys ordered from Staples and never confirmed it by calling them or them calling you and your order says cancelled then it really is cancelled. Oh well, I'll just get it from B&H and save $23 in tax with free shipping also or maybe wait and see what the Kindle fire 2 has to offer.
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post #69 of 2571
This thing is awesome! I love the back of it too! Its like a rubberized glue! It gets a tad warm on my left had typing in landscape. Overall this thing is great for reading on too! Screen is plenty bright and the sharpness is way higher than my families iPad 2... I'll upload a pic of it here soon for ya guys-
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