Tag Archives: Barnes & Noble

Nook HD And HD+ Getting Official Google Play Support Via OTA

The Nook series of tablets are very similar to the Kindle series, because they both have very deeply customized UIs with custom app stores. They’re Android tablets only because they run Android, not because they even resemble Android anymore. So while they were great deals for the hardware, it was hard to justify the purchase because of the software…. Read more

Buy A B&N Nook HD+, Get A Free Nook Simple Touch

Here is a good deal for you: If you buy the already well priced Barnes & Noble Nook HD+ for $269, you can get a Nook Simple Touch for free! The Nook HD+ runs a forked version of Android 4.0.3 with B&N’s UI on top, making Android unrecognizable. However, you do get a 9″ 1920×1280 display, which is amazing for the price. And with the free e-reader, you’re… Read more

Nook HD+ Gets Bootloader Unlocked

http://www.youtube.com/watch?gl=US&hl=en&client=mv-google&feature=player_embedded&v=rZrSuZxtcV0&nomobile=1 This is definitely a bittersweet story. Considering how hackable the original Nook Color was, we were hoping that the new Nook HD and HD+ would be bootloader unlocked. Barnes & Noble made a killing on the Color, and many people bought it just to… Read more

Barnes and Noble Nook family could be landing in the UK soon

In the United Kingdom, while Barnes and Noble is an obvious presence, the bookseller’s digital readers/tablets are nowhere to be found. What’s worse, though, is that Barnes and Noble isn’t all that up-front about when the devices could be coming to the region in a major launch. That could be changing soon, though, if a new report from E-book Magazine pans… Read more

Barnes and Noble 8GB Nook Tablet available now

It was only yesterday that we reported on a leaked internal Walmart document that showed a new Nook Tablet coming down the pipe. That original document suggested that the “new” tablet would be coming to market on the 22nd of February, which is tomorrow, but it looks like Barnes and Noble wanted to get ahead of the leak. The book seller has officially made… Read more

Nook Tablet with 8GB of storage rumored to go on sale soon

As it stands right now, Amazon’s Kindle Fire tablet is raking in the money due to its low-cost, and easy accessibility. It’s easily one of the most popular Android-based tablets out there, even if Amazon did manage to skin it and customize it to the point where you can barely tell it’s Android running behind the scenes. With its 8GB of storage, and $200… Read more

Barnes & Noble Nook Tablet gets hardware unlock solution

We’re huge fans of innovative solutions here at DroidDog.com and an amazing XDA modder, hkvc, has delivered just that to the community of Nook Tablet users. What did hkvc do? Well, he pulled together some foundational work that was done by several developers and created a hardware modification that completely bypasses the device’s secure bootloader. The… Read more

Barnes & Noble Nook Color and Tablet get more official apps

Well, great news this morning for all those Nook Color and Nook Tablet users out there in our community. Barnes & Noble announced that there will be some new, official apps rolling out to the pair of Nook devices. The apps are available for download already and include Scrabble, Office Gamebox, Rock ‘Em Sock ‘Em Robots, Jeopardy!, Words with Friends,… Read more

Barnes and Noble NOOK Tablet software update to v1.4.1 blocks loading third-party applications

While the original NOOK Color wasn’t a tablet in every sense of the word, the device’s Android roots made it possible for folks out there to make it a plausible tablet alternative, without spending a lot of money for a tablet. Well, Barnes and Noble decided to actually make a device that acted more like a tablet right out of the box, and the NOOK Tablet has… Read more