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plongeur66

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Kindle Demos
« on: June 17, 2017, 11:28:51 AM »
Found a Kindle Paperwhite demo at one of my stops. Supposedly some are easy to return to full functionality by typing ";resell" (without the quotes) in the search box. No dice for my unit, still a demo.
Then I found this info online:
http://www.xodustech.com/guides/kindle-paperwhite-demo-unlock
Ordered a USB-to-serial adapter from China for a buck, hopefully gets here within a month. This should be any easy project, takes me back to my phone flashing and unlocking days about 15 years ago. People apparently have no problems registering the serial numbers on the river. They apparently expect refurbed/recycled units to come back online and don't blacklist them unless reported stolen. Demos selling for ~$25 on feebay, some people are buying in bulk to restore and resell.

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Re: Kindle Demos
« Reply #1 on: June 17, 2017, 09:57:30 PM »
That's pretty cool. Definitely keep us posted with photos of the process!

Jayfosters

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Re: Kindle Demos
« Reply #2 on: June 19, 2017, 12:30:07 AM »
Interesting. If it works then it could be a big money maker.