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ForeverMap 2 brings maps and navigation to the Nook Tablet and Nook Color

When Barnes & Noble introduced the Nook Color then the Nook Tablet, they each cost far less than most slates on the market. The bookseller partially achieved this by leaving out some hardware, such as cameras, Bluetooth, and GPS radios. Despite this lack, it’s now possible to use both Nook tabs as GPS navigation devices. […]

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Android 4.1 Jelly Bean ported to Transformer Pad, NOOK Tablet, HD2

It’s been less than a week since Google released the source code for Android 4.1 Jelly Bean — and independent developers have been hard at work, bringing Google’s latest software to existing devices including the Acer Iconia Tab A500 and Amazon Kindle Fire. Now there are early builds of Jelly Bean for a few more […]

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CyanogenMod Alpha 0.05.1 for the NOOK Tablet

Less than a week after Barnes & Noble released software version 1.4.3 for the NOOK Tablet, the developers behind an unofficial port of CyanogenMod 9 for the NOOK tablet have updated their software as well. As you could probably guess from the version number, CyanogenMod Alpha 0.05.1 is still a work in progress. There’s no […]

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B&N releases Nook Tablet 1.4.3 software, breaks root (temporarily)

Barnes & Noble recently added over 100 comic book issues from DC comics to the NOOK Store, allowing NOOK Color and NOOK Tablet users to purchase and read Batman, Superman, and other comics on their tablets. The company also released a minor software update adding zoom view in comics and graphics novels, 2-page mode in […]

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NOOK Tablet gets unofficial, experimental CyanogenMod 9 nightlies

The NOOK Tablet is a 7 inch tablet with a 1024 x 600 pixel display, a 1 GHz TI OMAP4 dual core processor, and a custom version of Google Android 2.3 designed by Barnes & Noble. But users have been running alternative versions of Android such as CyanogenMod 7 (Android 2.3) and CyanogenMod 9 (Android […]

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B&N to spin off NOOK business, Microsoft to invest $300 million

Barnes & Noble has announced it’s creating a new subsidiary which will house the company’s digital and college businesses. That means that the NOOK eReaders and tablets and digital book divisions won’t be under the same roof as B&N’s nearly 700 book stores in the US — but NOOK eReaders will still be tied to […]

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Android 4.0.4 comes to the NOOK Tablet (unofficially)

Now that  Android 4.0.4 updates are rolling out for phones and tablets that are officially supported by the CyanogenMod team, we’re starting to see unofficially supported CyanogenMod devices getting in on the action. This weekend the folks that first brought Android 4.0 to the Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet released Alpha 0.02, this time with Android […]

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CyanogenMod 9 Alpha 0.1 for the NOOK Tablet kills (some) bugs dead

Just over a week after releasing the first build of Android 4.0 for the Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet , developer chrmhoffmann has released a new build which eliminates many of the problems that had affected the first build. The biggest improvement in CyanogenMod 9 Alpha 0.1 is that I can actually tap the power […]

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B&N now lets you repartition 16GB NOOK Tablets to free up more space

The Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet that has been shipping since November comes with 16GB of disk space plus a microSDHC card for anyone that really needs more space. But there’s a catch – only 1GB is available for files you download from the web or copy from your computer. The rest is used by […]