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March 09, 2011

Rooting the Nook into a basic $190 color, wifi, android tablet

The Nook Color, which was designed mainly for reading books and magazines, is about half the size of an iPad or a Xoom. It weighs about 30% less. It runs on WiFi, but not 3G. It has an absolutely superb screen. And, once you've unlocked the software, it runs many Android applications, from email to news readers. It can also run the Amazon Kindle app.



Instruction on how to root a Nook Color from Ars Technica

Android 3.0 Honeycomb can also be loaded onto the Nook

There are many Sub-$100 android tablets and many have cameras

The analyst project 185 million or so tablets sold by the end of 2014 and that eventually Android will dominate market share

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