Nook Tablet and the original Kindle Fire. These were both originally released with a customized version of Android 2.3, however thanks to CyanogenMod they can be running Android 4.3.
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Nook Tablet is no stranger to CyanogenMod. In the past we have seen builds for the tablet, and as of today we have word of an unofficial CM10.1 build for the Nook. And for those of you who have stuck with the stock ROM and are now ready to make the jump to custom ROMs -- as you will be going from Gingerbread to Jelly Bean, this will be a big jump. That said, read on to find out a bit more about this release.
Barnes & Noble recently launching their new NOOK HD and HD+ tablets at a competitive price point to fight against some other popular 7-inch tablets, they've now lowered the price on their NOOK Tablet and Color slates too. Between the Kindle Fire getting a price drop and the holidays quickly approaching the NOOK just got a bit cheaper.
Nook Tablet, we have some good news for you. N2Acards is launching the ability to dual-boot Nook Tablet devices with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. They are offering two options; the ability to purchase cards with Jelly Bean installed or the ability to download it your own cards (also for a charge).
Nook hardware? If you said "Ice Cream Sandwich", you're... well you're right, but not in this context. If you said "a camera for web chat".... well you're probably right there too. But for a retail-focused company like Barnes & Noble, one of the things they're missing is NFC. According to a Forbes interview with B&N CEO William Lynch, they won't be missing it for long.
patent suit that Microsoft lobbed at Barnes & Noble a corporate romance bloomed. Now the Redmond software giant has invested a whopping $300 million into the bookseller's newly formed digital and college division, which will almost certainly take over the growing Nook e-reader business. Microsoft will own 17.6% of the unnamed subsidiary, with Barnes & Noble owning the other 82.4% (virtual value: $1.4 billion).
Note 10.1 to the new iPad, instead they are showing why their new and impressive Galaxy Tab 2 (7") is the best budget tablet around - coming in at $249. Below you can see our full review of the tablet, and their detailed graph showing why you should choose it over the competition.
NOOK Tablet is seeing another update today, although an unofficial one from the lovely developers and hackers of XDA Developers. Earlier in March we reported that Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and CyanogenMod 9 had been ported to the NOOK Tablet, and today it's been updated with bug fixes and the latest version of Android.
Nook developer workshop will be held on March 19th in London, reports E-Book Magazine. That's definitely an indication that Barnes & Noble is interested in the UK market, where its competitor Amazon has had basically free rein for the last few years.
Nook Color has had CyanogenMod 9 (Ice Cream Sandwich) for months already, but it's taken until now for some industrious XDA developers to get it running on the Nook Tablet. Even so, it's still operating off of the stick Gingerbread 2.3 kernel, thanks to the aforementioned bootloader lock.