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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...

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 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...

Barnes & Noble Nook Tablet allows for sideloaded apps

11/17/2011, It was discovered not too long ago that the Amazon Kindle Fire could sideload apps not from Amazon’s app store, so we guess we can’t say that we’re too surprised to hear that the Barnes & Noble’s recently launched Nook Tablet gained that...

Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet officially announced

11/07/2011, After being leaked in a bunch of slides last week, the new Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet has finally been given its official unveiling. It looks like the most of the details were on the dot, as the official specs match up with what we learnt last week....

NOOK Tablet specs leak ahead of launch

11/03/2011, Well we all know that the upcoming NOOK tablet from Barnes & Noble has been given a November 7th announcement date, but it looks like somebody has decided to ruin the surprise by leaking its details ahead of time. Somebody managed to get their hands...

Barnes & Noble’s new NookColor to be unveiled 7th November?

10/28/2011, With Amazon’s new Kindle Fire tablet gaining a lot of attention, not just as the company’s first Android tablet, but as a possible e-reader as well, Barnes & Noble’s new NookColor seems to have taken a backseat. There has been rumors that...