Archive | April 11, 2011

How to install CyanogenMod 7.0 on Nook Color

Today is important because CyanogenMod dev team just released their final and stable version (7.0) for their Android Rom. You might ask: Why do I care? Well, for Nook Color owners I already have an answer: Android Gingerbread 2.3, Flash, hardware supported video playback, working HQ YouTube support, full functioning Android Market (from both Google and Amazon), overcloking capabilities, Bluetooth and many other goodies that can transform your Nook Color from a humble (albeit really cool eReader) to a full featured (minus cameras) Android tablet for really cheap.

Have I got your attention? Good, let’s proceed and see what is all about:

Note: This process will erase your SD card, and Nook Color. Don’t worry, it is very hard to brick your Nook Color thanks to its clever design that Read More…

CyanogenMod 7.0 final released, best OS for Nook Color at this point

After an amazingly short period since the release of RC4, CyanogenMod developers are at it again, this time providing the final version of CyanogenMod 7.0 based on Android Gingerbread 2.3.3. If you feel your Android OS is not up to par, missing Flash, Android market or just want an upgrade, you can install CyanogenMod 7.0 on a large variety of Android smartphones including two Android tablets, the famous B&N Nook Color and the Viewsonic G Tablet. I am currently running it on my Nook Color and it performs flawlessly including a super fluid YouTube experience, good Flash support and full Google / Amazon app markets. If you want to download it for Nook Color, head over CyanogenMod website and check the final version or the nightly builds to follow. The filename is update-cm-7.0.0-encore-signed.zip.

Now that we have a stable version, I’ll post a tutorial detailing how to install it on a Nook Color device as soon as possible.

via CyanogenMod