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Barnes & Noble NOOKColor has grown up

03/28/2011, Isn’t it strange that while Barnes & Noble wanted to roll out an e-book reader in the form of the NOOKColor, they never really thought of turning it into an iPad rival, but we guess that market forces decided to come in and make that decision on...

Microsoft sues Barnes & Noble for patent infringement

03/21/2011, Microsoft has just been reported to be going after Barnes & Noble for using Android on their Nook tablet. Android, which has been alleged to infringe upon certain Microsoft-owned patents is the operating system used in the tablet and it looks like...

One more reason to root the NOOKcolor: Bluetooth

03/11/2011, It’s really amazing to see what the folks over at XDA-developers can do with the NOOKcolor. After they managed to root it and install all sorts of custom apps and ROMs onto the device, it appears that they have enabled a new function on the device...

Barnes & Noble NOOK for Android updated

02/24/2011, Barnes & Noble has just updated their NOOK app for the Android operating system and brings a bunch of useful new features to the eBook reader. Now at version 2.5, Android smartphone and 7″ tablet users will get a new library grid view, a wish...

NOOKcolor pulled from stores

02/03/2011, The hot-selling eBook reader/Android tablet from Barnes & Noble has been reportedly missing from stores. Best Buy and even at Barnes & Noble’s own online store mention that the device won’t be shipping for two weeks. With no official...

Barnes & Noble NOOKnewsstand owes its success to the NOOKcolor

01/25/2011, Need any more proof that the NOOKnewsstand by Barnes & Noble is a money maker? Barnes & Noble has just announced that the digital bookstore has exceeded 650,000 total subscriptions and single copy sales since they introduced the NOOKcolor (a...

Barnes & Noble phases out Nook 3G e-book reader

01/24/2011, Let’s face it, among all the dedicated e-book readers out there, it is the Amazon Kindle that is king of the hill, although it does have its fair share of flaws. Barnes & Noble’s foray into this niche market has resulted in the Nook 3G,...

NOOKcolor overclocked

01/17/2011, We know that the Barnes & Noble NOOKcolor reader was recently seen running Ubuntu Linux, but here is yet another mod done to said reader which might just stoke your interest in purchasing one if you haven’t done so already. This $250 tablet has...

NOOKcolor hacked to run Ubuntu Linux

01/11/2011, While Barnes & Noble probably didn’t intend for it to be that way, its NOOKcolor eBook reader is a popular device for hackers out there. When it comes to installing alternative operating systems, Ubuntu Linux is a popular choice, as the Nexus S...

NOOKcolor auto resetting, possible anti-hack protection?

12/30/2010, Is this some form of hacking-protection built into the NOOKcolor? The eBook reader is a pretty popular item from Barnes & Noble and folks have found out that it makes a pretty decent 7-inch Android tablet if you root the system and open it up to third...

Kindle app installed on hacked NOOkcolor

12/29/2010, Rooting a device pretty much allows you to install any app you want on it, and the Barnes & Noble NOOK is a common victim of this. Now some folks out there probably like ironic situations as they’ve decided to root a NOOKcolor and get Amazon’s...