The Barnes & Noble Nook Color, or the archrival of the famous Amazon Kindle Fire, is without doubt one of the top e-book readers on the market. Some would even consider it a tablet but looking at the competition, I wouldn’t go there. With its TI OMAP 3621 CPU clocked at 800MHz, 512MB of RAM and 8GB of flash storage it has the potential to go into battle against the low end tablets yet it cannot be compared to devices like the new iPad or the Asus Transformer 2.
Not long before this Android 4.0.1 ICS custom ROM (CyanogenMod 9) appeared, Barnes & Noble, updated the firmware of their Nook Color to version 1.2 with significant enhancements and support for Android Froyo (2.2), an app store and the use of Flash to view videos.
Support for Android 2.2 brought improvements in system performance, and support for Flash to navigate sites that include it, and at the same time allow users to view videos. The app store for the Nook Color, includes 125 applications (some payed and some free) like Angry Birds. Finally another major improvement with this update… Continue to Tutorial - Install Android 4.0.1 ICS Custom ROM On Nook Color
Barnes & Noble has submitted its bid to the field of tablets. The company has presented the new Nook Tablet, a 7-inch device with dual-core processor clocked at 1 GHz and a 9 hours lasting battery as the main features. The device is available starting November 18 for $ 249 (181.2 euros). Barnes & Noble also announced price cuts for the Nook Color and Nook Simple Touch.