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[eBay.ca] Kobo Arc 7HD - 29.99 Kobo 10HD 59.99

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May 29, 2005
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Nepean
My backlight broke after two months and because it's rooted I can't even get warranty.

Also the market helper is finiky as stated above. I don't recommend this product.
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Feb 13, 2012
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VANCOUVER
pauldryan wrote:
Sep 4th, 2017 11:31 am
... It's now a boat anchor.
If you have a very small boat! lol
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Aug 31, 2005
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Richmond
If rooting causes compatibility problem (I just sideload or use external apk for it myself and never really run into big problem) this might not be a good deal. Non-rooted stock firmware Arc 10HD is extremely slow to use. I pretty much had to root it.

Once installed CM it is quite fast though. Nearly comparable with a Galaxy 10 S
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Jun 12, 2017
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Montreal (QC)
Timewasterninja wrote:
Sep 4th, 2017 10:53 am
There's other tablet options on Amazon. They're cheap, but I mean you get what you pay for.
Aren't we all RFDers to avoid getting what we pay for? To get a lot more than what we payed for?
Jr. Member
Aug 25, 2010
192 posts
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I bought the 10hd. Planning to root and play some basic games on it. I have been reading that there are many Google app incompatibility through playstore. Can anyone let me know if there is another playstore that I can use to this tablet once rooted?
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Feb 6, 2008
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Hamilton
I have a 7 HD, bought less than a year ago from LiquidationMania.com. They also carry cases and accessories for Kobo products.

+ The screen is great for the money
+ The 1GB RAM is actually not as bad as you think with Android 4.x
+ Youtube is fine when using the headphone jack

- So many of the Apps in the store are incompatible with this device, the ones that are were made years ago and have no support.
- Some picture heavy web sites (CNN and ESPN for example) are incredibly sluggish and unbearable to use.
- The speakers I found to be horrible for music or movies.
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Jan 1, 2007
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Vancouver
The deal is now dead. Sold out. Confused Face
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Nov 26, 2008
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North York
i found cm buggy. im rooted but i went back to stock because i kept having problems and dude hadn't updated it in months. it's just one quasi-dev guy who hacked together his first port of cm from another device if i understand correctly.

personally all i think it is good for is reading comics and magazines.
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May 14, 2008
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apvm wrote:
Sep 4th, 2017 12:24 pm
Is the 10" good to replace my Nexus 7 2012? TIA
I did this about a year ago, and rooted it and installed CM. It's fine, but it can be on the laggy side (it's inconsistent I find). When it works, it works well. The screen is nice.
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Aug 23, 2004
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dbdudley wrote:
Sep 4th, 2017 6:01 pm
I did this about a year ago, and rooted it and installed CM. It's fine, but it can be on the laggy side (it's inconsistent I find). When it works, it works well. The screen is nice.
Thanks.
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Sep 1, 2011
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So where to get cheap case for 10 inch?
Also anyway to make stock go faster? Does it suffer memory not being handle properly like first nexus 7?
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Sep 14, 2015
665 posts
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Mont-Royal, QC
Kobo Arc 7HD only $29.9?
Too bad I totally missed the deal!

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