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Sony Reader PRS-T1 hacking instructions now available

Hacked Sony PRS-T1
Hacked Sony PRS-T1

A week after the Sony Reader was hacked to run full Android, the instructions for doing so are available to everyone. Instructions and files have been posted to The Electronic Book that let you root and install Android 2.2 in a few minutes; there's no Android Market access or Google apps to be found, but your new Android tablet will have apps like Dropbox and CoolReader, and you could use Dropbox to side-load the Amazon Appstore and test other apps. As you'll see in the video below, Android's not especially well-suited to an E Ink display, but luckily you can switch back and forth between Sony's interface and full Android with just a couple of taps.