Rooted Nook Color gets Android Market access

Now here’s something interesting for those of you who love to dabble with arcane knowledge of rooting – that is, opening up super user access to a device without the manufacturer’s permission. Nook Color owners who have rooted their e-book reader will now be able to access the Android Market, which translates to being able to enjoy plenty of free software from there, eh? The procedure itself is fraught with danger considering how new it is, but it isn’t impossible and has been pulled off before. Just bear in mind that there is a pretty high risk of bricking your precious Nook Color, so do be prepared to attempt such a feat at your own risk. The detailed instructions can be gotten here.

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