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    Factory reset may brick your device. This function may not do what you are expecting. While it resets all user data, it will not restore the device to the original factory condition.

    Why is it even called a factory reset if it doesn’t restore the device to the original factory condition?? They should just call it what it is and get rid of the disclaimers

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      Just to be clear, this github repo and the different softwares/API are maintained by volunteers not by reMarkable company.

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        Noted. Doesn’t change my suggestion lol

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          It does not but the clarification is needed to separate between whom has the better label their functionality and whom would be able to get rid of the warning. I totally agree with your remark and suggestion.

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      I wasn’t aware the reMarkable’s display refresh is fast enough to support these sorts of interactive apps, as opposed to writing/sketching, which only updates small numbers of pixels at a time. Do they work well?

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        There’s still a noticable lag if you’re use to using other touch display technologies, but it’s actually pretty good.

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          yeah works pretty smooth, the only thing I don’t like is that the best offline method of importing stuff is an ethernet-over-usb bridge where you drop stuff in a local browser window. And you can’t get the SVG from the tablet without mailing it, at least without things like this repo (or SSHing into the device). Guess it’s the easiest way for most people that don’t care where their data runs through.

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            I was fairly appalled when I realized you couldn’t just plug the thing in and have it enumerate as a filesystem, and their whole storage mechanism seems pretty grotesque under the hood from poking around over SSH. At least you can SSH into the thing, and I’m glad it’s hackable, but I do really wish it had been built from scratch with basic interoperability in mind.

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          For eink it’s incredible. I don’t use scratch paper anymore and scribble throwaway notes and diagrams on my reMarkable instead.

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          The reMarkable is such a unique little device, I’ve had a lot of fun using my rM2 for reading and notes. I really appreciate the minimalism of the built-in software, and the open source community that’s developed around it is incredible. Look, other companies, at the kind of community you can have if you tuck root passwords into your devices’ settings app!

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            well they were forced to via the license (GPLv3 by not paying QT) - support for rM2 OSS from the dev angle seems to be more of a polite gesture as long as the main ‘own’ display control is via binary hacks (LD_PRELOAD on their display server). I love my Rm2 hardware wise, a few thousand notepages in, but I also want their software out of it and run my own.

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              Strong concur. As sold, the device is usable (with the very latest firmware) as an e-reader, a minimalist drawing/notepad setup, and a device specifically for reading and making marks on PDFs. That’s enough to be usable in certain workflows, since the display and the stylus input are really impressive, but it could be useful for so much more.