Barnes & Noble’s Nook Color was the first Android eReader, and among the first Android tablets released. Though the device was not meant to be used as a fully functional tablet, it gained much usability after developers started messing with the insides of this device (which actually has a lot of potential ... Read More »
Deeper-blue has been teasing us with images and video of Android 3.0 on his NOOKcolor for a few days now. In that time, he’s managed to enable support for the touchscreen, accelerometer, hardware buttons, wireless connectivity, and even graphic acceleration. Development progress has been quick, but in an effort to speed things ... Read More »
We’re already talked about the NOOKcolor as an Android tablet, but you probably wouldn’t have thought that it would be the first device to get an unofficial Honeycomb (Android 3.0) port. The good folks over at XDA-Developers have managed to extract an Android 3.0 build from the SDK preview that Google made available ... Read More »
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Since returning from CES, the number one question I get from all my friends has been “did you see that cool tablet?” Typically I have to ask them which tablet they are referring to and then I have to tell them that it won’t be available for quite some time. The truth is, most tablets ... Read More »
The fine people over at XDA have another trophy on their wall in the form of the Barnes and Noble NOOK Color.
The team has so far shown off the tablet/e-reader running Angry Birds, launcher pro, and a couple other extras. Reportedly Angry Birds runs “as smoothly as on the Galaxy Tab,” but there hasn’t ... Read More »
When we first learned of the NOOKcolor, technical details were limited, but we are starting to learn more about what powers this unique e-reader hybrid. Barnes & Noble needed a powerful processor to power applications and video on the NOOKcolor’s high-resolution display so they teamed up with Texas Instruments to implement their Read More »
It’s an e-reader. It’s a tablet. Meet the NOOKcolor by Barnes & Noble.
Barnes & Noble just unveiled the successor to the original NOOK, which is a 7 inch Android-powered tablet that claims to be “The ultimate reading experience”. The NOOKcolor is already available for pre-order on bn.com at $249 and is expected to ship around ... Read More »