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Those instructions are BS. Flash does not work on 2.1. However, there are several devices that run Flash Lite (it came on my Galaxy S Vibrant, for example). Someone with Flash Lite tried that and thought they had real Flash when really they just had Lite, and it spread for a while before being debunked. Just read the comments on that post. Edit: ...
After some googling, it appears that B&N audiobooks are in MP3 format with no DRM. That means they should play on almost everything that can play audio, including the Novel. Edit: Their FAQ says exactly that, and mentions how to download the files.
Slatedroid and its Wiki is IMO the best resource for the Pandigital Novel. The Novel does not do any signing checks of its firmware and it's running Android 2.0 so it's rather easy to root. EDIT: I have learned that the bootloader is encrypted; my previous sentence about "not checking signatures" may be incorrect. (It may only be that the bootloader cannot ...
Using JIT (Just In Time) compiler (e.g. installing Froyo, Gingerbread, or "Frozen Eclair") will typically increase CPU-bound processes by 3-5 times. If your device use FAT, RFS, or NTFS filesystem, your device might be faster by converting to ext2/ext3/ext4 filesystem. However, if you want to prolong the lifetime of your internal memory, use YAFFS2 ...
Android Market is not a freeware, unlike the rest of Android OS, so I'm not sure if there is a legal way to install it on your custom OS. I suggest you take a look at these threads: Alternative Android App Markets Install Apps on phone with no Android Market
From page 53 of the user guide, you need to install the Android SDK and use ADB to load applications. If you do this with the Market (3.3.12) I would expect you would be able to use it normally after that.
Androidtablets.net has a topic about a ROM for your device that has the Market on it. I'm not sure if you can just take the market.apk from that one or if you'd need to flash the entire ROM, but it looks like you can get the market on that device.
This doesn't answer why it doesn't work, but... As a workaround, if you have an SD card, you can insert it and it will automatically download to the card instead.
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