Barnes and Noble

  • NOOK Color Developer Program Ramps Up Vital Connections

    The fine folks at Barnes & Noble have just updated us on how their Developer Program is shaping up, a whole new phase of said program starting very soon. This second phase will include a brand NEW suite of tools and services

    April 7, 2011 • Views: 245

  • Rooted NOOKcolor Tablet gets Bluetooth, can make calls

    There’s a great line in the movie Apollo 13 where Gene Kranz, the flight director of the mission, says “I don’t care what it’s designed to do, I care what it CAN do!” That couldn’t be more true

    March 12, 2011 • Views: 888

  • NOOKcolor Shipments Halted – Why?

    News has it that Barnes & Noble have stopped shipments of their successful NOOKcolor Android tablet ereader. This color reader has seen great coverage in the Android developer community because of its enticing hardware and

    February 4, 2011 • Views: 375

  • NOOKcolor firmware v1.1.0 adds pinch-zoom, more

    Barnes & Noble has released a new firmware update for the NOOKcolor ereader. v1.1.1 mainly consists of tweaks and bugfixes, but those using the 7-inch slate primarily as a tablet will likely be pleased by the addition of

    January 27, 2011 • Views: 266

  • NOOKcolor Overclocked to 950Mhz STABLE, 1Ghz CHOKIN

    Behold the awesome saga of NOOKcolor. When I first set eyes on the ol’ NC first, (see those posts here,) I thought she was an OK reader, but she had a lot of potential that was going to waste. Sure enough not 2 days after I

    January 14, 2011 • Views: 312

  • NOOKcolor Hacked and Given Ubuntu

    Having reviewed the NOOKcolor myself, hands on and clicking, reading and watching videos, all that stuff firsthand, I can tell you that this little pad has some juice to it. But it’s locked down. It’s a closed system

    January 8, 2011 • Views: 338

  • NOOKcolor Android 2.2 Froyo hack revealed [Video]

    Having been rooted at the tail end of November, the Barnes & Noble NOOKcolor is now getting Android 2.2 Froyo, though only unofficially. Several people have managed to get the updated OS onto the 7-inch touchscreen tablet,

    December 6, 2010 • Views: 582

  • NOOKcolor Receives Full Teardown

    The fine folks over at ZDnet have decided to tear down completely the NOOKcolor, a device which we’ve had quite a bit of experience with (see full list of review and hands-on posts with NOOKcolor at the bottom of this post)

    December 2, 2010 • Views: 284

  • NOOKcolor Rooted!

    Looks like those crazy cats over at XDA Forums are at it again, this time with everyone’s favorite new color e-reader, NOOKcolor! And what did they do? They rooted it, of course, allowing the loading of, what else? Angry

    November 29, 2010 • Views: 451

  • Barnes and Noble Releases “Love of Reading” TV Ad Spot for NOOKcolor

    Bookstore Barnes and Noble release today their first big television advertisement for NOOKcolor, a device they’re promoting as a device in which they’ve inserted what they say is “All they know about

    November 22, 2010 • Views: 454