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[Discuss] Boston Linux Meeting Wednesday, August 17, 2011 Android Tablet Wars: An Overview

When: August 17, 2011 7PM (6:30PM for Q&A)
Topics:  Android Tablet Wars: An Overview
Moderators: Brian DeLacey, Jerry Feldman, Richard Pieri, Tom Sohmers,
Kurt Keville,Matt Wendorf
Location: MIT Building E51, Room 335

We explore the various Android tablet devices that just hit the market

Jerry Feldman will showcase the Barnes & Noble Color Nook, hacked to run
unlocked Android OS. Matt Wendorf will cover the Motorola Xoom. Brian
DeLacey will demonstrate the Vizio tablet, from apps to changing TV
channels. Tom Sohmers will reveal some exceptional hacks for Android
tablets. Kurt Keville will showcase a stealth tablet. Richard Pieri will
talk about Android as an appliance operating system, and tablets as one
possible platform.

The presenters will touch on the following areas for several Android

    * Android Version / Platform Customizations
    * Hardware Specs (RAM, SSD, Processor / Speed, Sensors,
      Battery Life, Screen size etc.)
    * Price / Purchase experience
    * Usage Scenarios and Application Demonstration
    * Surprises and Wish Lists

For further information and directions please consult the BLU Web site
Please note that there is usually plenty of free parking in the E-51
parking lot at 2 Amherst St, or directly on Amherst St.

After the meeting we will adjourn to the official after meeting meeting
location at the Cambridge Brewing Company, 1 Kendall Square,

Jerry Feldman <gaf at>
Boston Linux and Unix
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