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Old January 28th, 2011, 09:10 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I'm curious, what with all the talk about how much the TnT interface sucks, has anyone tried loading Launcher Pro on their G Tablet? Wouldn't that be a simple way to get around the UI issues?

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I think if you talk to anyone and everyone that owns a GTab, we are all running either ADW, Launcher Pro or Zeam for the most part.
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I think if you talk to anyone and everyone that owns a GTab, we are all running either ADW, Launcher Pro or Zeam for the most part.
OK, thanks. I take it that Launcher Pro and the other programs gets around the awkwardness of the TnT interface, then?
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OK, thanks. I take it that Launcher Pro and the other programs gets around the awkwardness of the TnT interface, then?
correct... or load a custom ROM and get rid of TnT altogether.

ROMs here: Complete list of ROMs, Patches, and Kernels

instructions here: http://androidforums.com/gtablet-all-things-root/242459-how-root-install-custom-rom-fix-market-update-flash.html
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OK, thanks. I take it that Launcher Pro and the other programs gets around the awkwardness of the TnT interface, then?
I installed a custom that got rid of the whole tnt interface. There's a lot of options for gtab owners. You can get rid of stock, keep some of the stock interface, keep all of it but enhance it by adding a enhancement pack. there's something for everyone.
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Awesome, I appreciate the clarification. I'm kind of on the fence as far as buying a tablet right now. I'm kind of torn between the G-Tablet and the Notion Ink Adam, which may or may not ever really be available. The G-Tablet sure looks like the best bang for the buck, plus, you know, you can actually buy one.
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Awesome, I appreciate the clarification. I'm kind of on the fence as far as buying a tablet right now. I'm kind of torn between the G-Tablet and the Notion Ink Adam, which may or may not ever really be available. The G-Tablet sure looks like the best bang for the buck, plus, you know, you can actually buy one.
this may help you make your decision.

Alternative GTab firmware - NI Adam based (updated 1/26/2010, version 1.0.0 alpha4) - xda-developers

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if it's the software you like on the Adam, we already have it running on our G-tabs.
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Yeah, I have seen that video before. The Adam sure does look slick, and the specs on it are REALLY impressive, but it seems like Notion Ink has really had issues with getting the Adam to the market. I also like that I can go do my local Office Depot and actually try the G-Tablet out, rather than sending my $450 to India and hoping that maybe I'll get a gadget in return.
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Yeah, I have seen that video before. The Adam sure does look slick, and the specs on it are REALLY impressive, but it seems like Notion Ink has really had issues with getting the Adam to the market. I also like that I can go do my local Office Depot and actually try the G-Tablet out, rather than sending my $450 to India and hoping that maybe I'll get a gadget in return.
You know that's not the Adam, right? that's the gtab running the adam software. So far almost all the tegra devices that are out, our gtab devs have been able to port apps and even entire UIs to our gtab. This gives the gtab the advantage of flexibilty.
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Videos like that make it easier and easier for me to jump and get a gTab
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Videos like that make it easier and easier for me to jump and get a gTab
A rooted Gtablet is not a bad option. It's as fast or faster than most devices that are out now, the screen is ok, build quality is above average, the price isn't too bad (279-399?) Used and New.

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Yep! I use LP. Works great
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I don't work for the company but at this point in time with all of the options available and the quality of the Gtab for the price why would you stray elsewhere. It doesn't replace a pc altogether but it sure is fun and can do most anything you ask of it.
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I have not regretted my purchase once. I guess it all depends on what kind of hardware you want. I like messing with my stuff and customizing, and the gTablet is great for the money and capability of it. The only thing that irritates me is Viewsonic's lack of accessories, namely a nice fitted case similar to what an ipad has.

As a side note, I have used LP+, works fine. Switched to ADW-EX and haven't looked back (on both my Droid and gTablet).
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I have not regretted my purchase once. I guess it all depends on what kind of hardware you want. I like messing with my stuff and customizing, and the gTablet is great for the money and capability of it. The only thing that irritates me is Viewsonic's lack of accessories, namely a nice fitted case similar to what an ipad has.

As a side note, I have used LP+, works fine. Switched to ADW-EX and haven't looked back (on both my Droid and gTablet).

Sears has a pretty good deal on a basic case:
viewsonic case
I just had my brother pick a "refurb" g-tab from sears ($280) and this case. I'll see them on friday and let you know what I think.
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