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You think the screen lifting issues has been fixed for the new batches? Its the only think thats really making me hesitate on buying one.
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You think the screen lifting issues has been fixed for the new batches? Its the only think thats really making me hesitate on buying one.

I sure hope so.
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I have been looking into the Micro USB OTG Cables so I can attach my external 1 T HDD.

The "non" Google chargers are about 75% slower than the Google charger, in my opinion. It would be great to see some tests.

I have been wondering what the 4 pogo pins on the side are for and surfing to see if there are any docking stations.....

I will post if I find anything. Thanks.
post #834 of 2571
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I bought and returned one of these awhile ago and as such didn't get a chance to try rooting.
I have a brother in law with one. Could someone please summarize the benefits (if any) of rooting the unit? I know one is that external storage devices can be used via OTG cable if rooted but as noted above there is an app that makes this moot.
If you root it, does it remove the bloatware (the numerous apps that cannot be uninstalled)?

Really no need to even root if he is a basic user. They've updated so the home screen rotates now and the nexus media Importer app kinda kills the need for it for media and such.

But the ROMs and kernels and the way they can be configured make it a really nice thing to do. Automatically lowering the clocks/voltages at idle and having it overclock while in 3D mode....makes for excellent battery life and beastly gaming. Add in bloat free ROMs and really nice custom themes and it's worth it sometimes.

This is the theme I was using til the update. We're waiting for the maker to adjust it to the new Jelly Bean fixes Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
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Nice clean look to it.
 
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Interesting thanks. So back to my original question, do custom ROM's allow the uninstalling of pre-installed apps (twitter, facebook etc).
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I would Snag one of these if it had a Hdmi connector so i could hook it to my 50 inch Hdmi and stream Flash movies from Putlocker.

Heard 2 new models coming end of the year gonna check them out hope they have it.
    
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Interesting thanks. So back to my original question, do custom ROM's allow the uninstalling of pre-installed apps (twitter, facebook etc).

IDK if it works on tablets but, toolbox rom lite can remove preinstalled apps.
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The fiancé just surprised me with a 16gb model. I love it so far, hoping for no screen lifting issues.
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Interesting thanks. So back to my original question, do custom ROM's allow the uninstalling of pre-installed apps (twitter, facebook etc).

Yes. most custom ROMs don't have them installed in the first place. But rooting allows you to do that, and that's different from having a custom ROM.

I've run a few ROMs on my N7, came back to rooted stock and sticking with it.
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Interesting thanks. So back to my original question, do custom ROM's allow the uninstalling of pre-installed apps (twitter, facebook etc).

IDK if it works on tablets but, toolbox rom lite can remove preinstalled apps.

Requires root. You can remove preinstalled apps with a simple file explorer, you don't need rom toolbox or anything else. I never screw with them, just grab root explorer or something, head into /system/app/ and have at it.
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Thanks mate. That was the answer I was looking for.
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