NOOK COLOR Posts on XDA

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...

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 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...

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...

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 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...