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NOOK Simple touch hacked to work as a keyboard

03/16/2012, While the NOOK Simple Touch is a device designed to read eBooks, Andrew (a self-proclaimed cartoon rabbit) decided to turn it into a keyboard that could mimic the function of the Optimus Maximus keyboard (a keyboard with LCD screens in each key that could...

NOOK Tablet gets Ice Cream Sandwich with CyanogenMod 9

03/07/2012, Good news for NOOK users out there, the tablet can now be upgraded to Android Ice Cream Sandwich – if you don’t mind loading up a custom ROM onto it. Some developers have managed to port CyanogenMod 9 onto the 7″ tablet, and while it’s...

Barnes & Noble 8GB NOOK Tablet now available

02/21/2012, Yesterday there were rumors about Barnes & Noble releasing a cheaper version of its NOOK Tablet today, and it looks like they were right on the dot. Barnes & Noble today announced the launch of the 8GB version of its NOOK Tablet. With the same...

Barnes & Noble to announce new Nook device this spring?

01/30/2012, It was only a couple of months ago that Barnes & Noble released their latest Nook tablet, but if a recent report in the New York Times is right on the money, it seems that the company may have a new Nook device up their sleeves in time for a spring...

NOOK Tablet downgraded and auto update blocked

12/22/2011, Earlier today we reported about how to prevent your Kindle Fire from receiving automatic updates so you can keep root, and it looks like the Kindle Fire isn’t the only tablet that requires such a workaround. Remember the NOOK Tablet update that...

NOOK Tablet latest firmware update disables sideloading

12/20/2011, The version 1.4.1 update for NOOK Tablets has started rolling out, but it looks like it comes with some unwanted features. According to reports online from XDA-developers and the B&N community, the update disables the tablet’s ability to...

“Lite” Ubuntu runs on the NOOK Tablet

12/20/2011, If for some reason you’re unsatisfied with the Android experience on your NOOK Tablet – fret not, the folks over at XDA-developers are working on solution. AdamOutler and Loglud are trying to bring the popular Linux distro, Ubuntu, to the Android...

NOOK Color v.1.4.1 update released

12/12/2011, Good news for NOOK Color owners – today, Barnes & Noble has announced a massive update for the Android tablet. The update brings the tablet up to version 1.4.1, and introduces over 100 feature enhancements such as access to top video and music...

Nook Simple Touch going for just $79

11/23/2011, We know that Black Friday is when most folks out there will be able to enjoy some really good deals, depending on the vendor who sells the lot of consumer electronics, and if you had been holding out on a Nook Simple Touch for quite some time, then you...

NOOK Tablet gets the teardown treatment

11/21/2011, Like every other electronic device that gets sold in stores, the folks over at iFixit will have their way with it, and it looks like the Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet is the latest one to be put under the knife. There’s nothing too exciting to...

Barnes & Noble Nook Tablet gets rooted

11/21/2011, It wasn’t too long ago that Amazon’s Kindle Fire tablet got rooted, so we can’t say that we’re very surprised to hear that its competition, the Nook Tablet, has been rooted as well. The method to rooting the Nook Tablet is apparently similar to...

Barnes & Noble announces first four NOOK First authors

11/18/2011, The E-book business has been pretty competitive of late, and while Amazon has got dibs on some DC Comics, it looks like Barnes & Noble has got its own exclusives as well. The company announced its NOOK First program: books that will be available...

Nook Tablet only allocates 1GB for third party apps

11/17/2011, One of the benefits that Barnes & Noble’s new Nook Tablet has over Amazon’s Kindle Fire is that it has double the internal storage capacity, featuring 16GB of default internal storage over the Kindle Fire’s 8GB. However it appears that there’s...