NOOK COLOR Posts on XDA

BotBrew Used to Port PDroid to More Devices

With so much development work created and released, it is only a matter of time before development ideas collide and the awesomeness aggregates for end users. That said, we've already brought you coverage of PDroid to help promote privacy and BotBrew, a Linux-based package manager that gives users the ability to flash or create virtually anything....

Triple Boot the Nook Color with Stock, CM7 and CM9

Dual booting on Android devices isn't the newest technology out there, but whenever it gets ported to a phone, it's a pretty exciting experience. So what does that say about triple booting? That is even more exciting, for one thing.XDA Senior Member racks11479 has posted a method that will, once installed, allow users to boot...

Create a Gingerbread/Ice Cream Sandwich Dual Boot SD Card for the Nook Color

Every time we publish a story about the mods and developments on the Nook Color, it makes me seriously wonder if the Barnes and Noble people knew what was possible with the little ebook reader they were selling.XDA Senior Member racks11479 has updated his multi-boot images for the Barnes and Noble Nook Color to include an...

Barnes & Noble To Present Nook Developer Workshop

Barnes & Noble appear to be stepping up it's developer efforts, hosting a NOOK Developer workshop at the App Developers Conference, taking place in Santa Clara, California on October 26 & 27. Built on Android, the NOOK eReading platform accelerates developers' abilities to bring rich, interactive content and applications to market.The sessions will delve into...

Nook Colour Netflix Fixer – Update

If you've been trying like other Nook Colour owners, to get Netflix up and running on your Nook, here's an update from XDA Senior member brianf21.The XDA member has put together an app (designed for CM7) that will update your /system/build.prop file and changes ro.product.manufacturer=bn to ro.product.manufacturer=HTC. The app also allows you to revert back...

Overclock Your Nook Color And More With Tweaks App

Fancy overclocking your Nook Color to 1.3GHz+? Tired of the speaker not being loud enough? Well you might want to try out XDA forum member dalingrin's Nook Color Tweak App.Current features of the app are below, although the dev hopes to add more features to the app later.CPU speed per stepping. Allows you to overclock...

Nook Color Getting Official Froyo Update

Better late than never, but the Nook Color seems to be getting their much deserved, official Froyo update today. This was rumored a few days ago by XDA member Tool Belt, who posted a link to another site, which claimed that this would be the case. Needless to say, NC owners have been enjoying Froyo goodness...

Tablet Tweaks RC2 for CyanogenMod Brings Your Tablet Honeycomb-Inspired Soft Keys

Lusting after those ever-present soft keys that Google introduced in Android 3.0 Honeycomb? Luckily, XDA forum member and CyanogenMod developer mad-murdock has been hard at work to stave off your upgraditis. In essence, the developer has added the ubiquitous Android soft keys to the notification bar, which he then moved to the bottom of the screen....

The Weekly Q&A: Week 27

Every week, we select five questions and answers, found on the forums. Even though some of these questions and answers might not be of help for you, they might still be interesting to read. Q 'Why is the first test score in Quadrant always lower than the following ones ? ' A There's no expert explanation to this...

Nook Color USB Mass Storage Utility App

If you want to be able to make use of the storage space on your Nook Color, take a look at XDA forum member samuelhalff's simple app that easily mounts your Nook Color to PC.The app can be used to open your SD or internal data on your PC, and can mount pretty much any...

Dual-Boot Nookie-FroYo And Un-Rooted Stock

XDA forum member japzone wanted to be able to Dual-Boot from the MicroSD card and choose to boot either to Nookie FroYo or Un-Rooted Stock. The reason for Un-Rooted Stock is so that the XDA member wanted to be able to receive the B&N updates.With the help of another XDA member Rookie1, Nook Color owners...

Nook Color Honeycomb Port Available for You to Try

I'm sure you're all aware of the recent CES announcement of Google's latest edition of the Android platform, Honeycomb, which is designed with tablet PCs rather than phones in mind. Many of you will also have been excited to see that XDA developer deeper-blue managed to port the preview version of the operating system found...