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[Q] Worth Buying/How Long has your HD+ Lasted?

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By doctordx, Junior Member on 19th July 2014, 11:41 PM
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29th July 2014, 03:48 AM |#21  
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Thank you for all of the help you've provided. I appreciate it greatly. I was talking with a colleague of mine about this and he brought up a good point about B&N getting out of the tablet game. Will there still be support/will I notice they even got out of the game? He was saying to watch out for it to soon become obsolete and be careful of hopping on the train right before the final stop.

What are your (and everybody's) thoughts on that?

Thank you again!

Only if the upcoming Samsung/Barnes & Noble tablet is all just a dream (or fails badly) ... http://www.engadget.com/2014/06/05/b...t-nook-tablet/
 
 
20th August 2014, 06:48 PM |#22  
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Only if the upcoming Samsung/Barnes & Noble tablet is all just a dream (or fails badly) ... http://www.engadget.com/2014/06/05/b...t-nook-tablet/

Looking at their new tablet, I'd rather buy a used or unsold HD+. Sure, I'd get a slower processor, but between the screen, native storage space, and flexibility, I'd use/enjoy it a lot longer.
20th August 2014, 11:45 PM |#23  
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Longevity seems pretty good my wife's is a year old no issues still working great.

My wife's is also over a year old with no issues. Running CM 10.1.3 for about 4 months now. She watches movies on plane trips, reads some and surfs the web. It doesn't get used everyday because we have a computer.

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21st August 2014, 01:01 PM |#24  
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My wife's is also over a year old with no issues.

Mine is coming up on a year old and still has all the issues it came with.

But at $150 new, I'd buy it again.
24th August 2014, 04:20 AM |#25  
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Wow, I gave the exact same setup as you. My hd+ is my go to. Movies, comics, some controller based games, Web browsing. Nexus 7 2012 for novels and some tetra games. Awesome setup. Thinking about 32gb shield tablet, but also waiting to see new nexus. Would love to only have one device with expandable storage, and an awesome screen and gpu, but we'll see. Not looking to spend $500+ though to replace my current setup.

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30th August 2014, 04:23 PM |#26  
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Did you end up getting one? I have both the HD and HD plus and love them both. I put cm 11 on both as well and they run smooth. Plus greenify to hibernate apps you don't need running and it will clear up your ram to have it running smooth. I use mine for gaming reading and streaming movies to my chrome cast.
3rd September 2014, 10:29 PM |#27  
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Did you end up getting one? I have both the HD and HD plus and love them both. I put cm 11 on both as well and they run smooth. Plus greenify to hibernate apps you don't need running and it will clear up your ram to have it running smooth. I use mine for gaming reading and streaming movies to my chrome cast.

I did invest in one, thank you all. I'll have to look into Greenify. I've been mostly using it for entertainment until my keyboard comes in. I'm sure I'll be modding it soon enough, but I've been enjouing it this far!
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The shield looks nice but I can't go down in size. Nine inches is the minimum for me. (No obvious joke, please!)
6th September 2014, 02:25 PM |#29  
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Nine inches is the minimum for me. (No obvious joke, please!)

"That's what she said."

(It was the devil. He made me do it.)
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