You know as for someone who calls lots of hard work a waste of time you haven't even read progress. as for pogo pins we discussed this. pogo pins do not supply power just ground and audio for docking abilities. It's doable we just need time due to no schematics being avalible. i still don't see what the hell your need to charge and watch movies at the same time is? i played gameboy for a solid 6 hours with my ps3 contoller over bluetooth on the Nexus 7 and lost barely half my battery. Since storage unmounts and remounts between charging I see no complaints. If you need the N7 to be on charge while you have acess to it's external memory i feel you might just have a problem with responsability of keeping your stuff well maintained.It's a waste of time looking for power for the usb reader. You still won't be able to mount it and have the tablet charge at the same time. Has no one yet attempted to mount external storage via OTG and charge through the pogo pins? That's your only option as far as I can tell.