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Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet 1.4.2 software update available

Just a day after introducing a new, cheaper version of the NOOK Tablet, Barnes & Noble has released a software update for the 8GB and 16GB versions of the tablet. According to the company, OS version 1.4.2 “provides minor system enhancements” including an updated email application. Like most previous software updates, there’s also a good […]

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Deals of the Day (2-17-2012)

Barnes & Noble is offering the NOOK Tablet for $50 off for the second day in a row today. Yesterday you needed to enter a coupon code to get the discount price from the B&N eBay store, but today the 7 inch Android tablet is available for $199 without any coupons at all. Meanwhile Groupon […]

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CyanogenMod 7 ported to the NOOK Tablet – video

A team of independent developers have ported a beta version of CyanogenMod 7 to run on the NOOK Tablet. CM7 is a custom version of Google Android based on the open source version of Android 2.3 Gingerbread. Update: We’ve put together a step-by-step guide for installing CyanogenMod 7 on the NOOK Tablet.  At the moment […]

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NOOK Tablet hacks: Flash a custom ROM or boot Ubuntu to restore OS 1.4.0

NOOK Tablet hackers have added a few new tools to their arsenal this weekend. Developer Cobroto has put together one of the first custom ROMs for the tablet, while developer AdamOutler has put together a rather impressive tool based on Ubuntu Linux which you can use to reformat the NOOK Tablet and roll back from […]

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Amazon and B&N tablets could account for 40 percent of Android tablet sales

Research firm Strategy Analytics estimate that about 10.5 million Android tablets were shipped in the fourth quarter of 2011. That’s more than a 300 percent jump from a year earlier, and the increase in Android tablet shipments means that Android devices now make up about 39 percent of overall tablet sales. But one thing that […]

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ClockworkMod Recovery for the NOOK Tablet (backup, restore, install updates)

ClockworkMod Recovery is a utility that allows Android phone and tablet users to completely backup or restore their device, erase data, or install custom software. Up until recently there was no easy way to install ClockworkMod or any custom recovery on the Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet, but hackers have made great progress working around […]