Tag Archives: Nook Color

Run Honeycomb from NOOKcolor SD card

This is great news for people who like testing new software and tinkering around without actually altering (and potentially damaging) their hard earned gear. XDA-Developers member deeper-blue has made public his project that patches together the Honeycomb SDK emulator images, parts of CyanogenMod, and other little bits, allowing Android 3.0 to run on a… Read more

NOOKcolor updated to 1.1.0

Barnes & Noble’s full color e-reader (and what might be the best bang-for-your-buck Android Tablet on the market) was updated to firmware version 1.1.0 today, which brings the following fixes/enhancements: Improved performance of Wi-Fi connectivity, Home and Shop. Ability to pinch and zoom in browser. Enhanced reading experience for magazines and… Read more

Nook Color likely dropping this week, image leaked

Barnes & Noble’s NYC event this week will coincide nicely with the release of a Nook software update that focuses on synch and performance enhancements, like a faster page turn. But the Nook 2, long referred to as Project Encore, looks to be bringing more to the table than a couple of new bullet points and tweaks. The image below turned up in the… Read more

Barnes & Noble Nook on shelves at WalMart starting 10/24

Right in line with next week’s big event in New York City, Barnes & Noble has announced that starting on Sunday, October 24th both the 3G/WiFi and the WiFi-only versions of their Nook e-readers will be available at WalMart. Price points have not been disclosed. Another detail missing from the release is what version of the product we will be snatching up… Read more

Barnes & Noble’s NYC event likely to bear Nook 2

I loves me some Nook news, and there will be plenty to go around this holiday season. After announcing the November release of Nook software version 1.5, which primarily addresses performance and cross-platform synching, B&N sent out invitations to a “very special event” that will take place next week in their Time Square shop, NYC. No invite in my mailbox,… Read more