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Snowball-mod (almost) turns the NOOK Tablet into a full Android tablet

The Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet is a 7 inch tablet with a color display, a dual core processor, and a custom version of the Google Android operating system designed by Barnes & Noble. While the tablet can run hundreds of thousands of Android apps, out of the box it’s designed for reading eBooks from […]

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Kindle Fire: How to keep root, block OTA updates, or root Kindle Fire OS 6.2.1

The latest software update for the Amazon Kindle Fire is designed to improve performance and make the tablet easier to customize. For most users, it’s a big improvement over the software that originally came with the tablet. But if you’ve rooted your Kindle Fire, the last thing you want is to install the over-the-air updates. […]

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Kindle Fire Utility makes updating, tweaking Amazon’s tablet a snap

It’s been a little over a month since the Amazon Kindle Fire hit the streets, and since day one hackers have been kicking the tires of Amazon’s 7 inch tablet to figure out how to make it do more than read books, play videos, and run apps purchased from Amazon. Now a developer going by […]