NOOK COLOR Posts on XDA

Nook Color Running Honeycomb From SDK

By now, you are all probably aware of the existence of the SDK for the upcoming, tablet oriented Android 3.0 OS, aka Honeycomb. Since Google couldn't wait for this to get out for the anxious devs out there, they went ahead and released it to the masses. However, the devs are not just happy to...

Nook Color Gets Ubuntu!

As we got tablets floating around in our forums, it is only natural that people will look at them and say "hmm.... what if we try and make this one better?" XDA member devastatorx has prepared a guide to allow users to run Ubuntu on the Nook Color. The devices like tablets should be ideal...

Remove Cell Standby Service from Nook Color

Many of our members have noted a thing or two about the Nook Color, but XDA member xboxexpert hit the nail on the head while trying to remove useless processes from the device. As the device is not a phone, having the Cell Standby process running in the background is kinda silly. Particularly, when this...

Auto-Nooter for NookColor

There are lots of rooting tools available for various Android mobile devices and now there is an 'Auto-Nooter' for the Nook Color.Auto-Nooter is an automated nooter file to streamline the rooting process and has been tested by the developer, XDA forum member GabrialDestruir and other members.The tool has the following features:Installs SU and Superuser.apk Installs Busybox Installs Softkeys...

NookColor Auto Config

If you're tired of having to manually configure the mods and settings for your Nook Color, look no further as XDA forum member Mistar Muffin has helpfully written a linux script to do it all for you.The script automatically does the following:Enable APK installs directly on the device Enable Live Wallpapers Enable Multitouch for certain apps (Google Maps...

How to Place Shortcuts to Your Books in Your Nook Using Alternative Launchers

So, you just got a Nook and want to use your favorite launcher instead of Nook's stock, but doing so will prevent you from placing shortcuts to your favorite books. XDA member mad5427 figured out a way to place these shortcuts and links to your favorite materials in the Home screen of other launchers like...

How To Change Your NookColor Boot Animation

There are many mods for mobile phone boot animations, and now XDA forum member Mistar Muffin has posted a tutorial to help Nook Color owners change the boot animations on their devices.You will need to download the rar file, extract and rename accordingly, and then copy onto your device using adb commands.The bootanimation.zip included in...

Create Soft Menu/Back Keys On Your Colour Nook

If you're a Nook Color owner and would like a menu/back key for times when the notification bar is not displayed, look no further!XDA forum member bpk originally tried changing the key layout to map the hard volume up /down keys to the menu/back functions. However on second thought, he thought the hardkeys may not stand...

Do You Have a Nook Color and Windows 7? How About Rooting Your Nook?

Since there seems to be quite a bit of demand for new developments on the Nook Color, it looks like XDA member whgarner decided to post a guide that he found on how to root the Nook Color using Windows 7. Rooting this device will probably allow you to do a lot more with it...

Nook Color and Samsung Galaxy 3 Fora Added

Who would have thought that we would feature a product made exclusively for Barnes & Noble (book store in the US for those in other countries)? It seems that B&N is jumping onto the Android bandwagon as well with the newest version of the Nook reader. This is probably the delayed response to Apple, Sony,...