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Since the SD Cards are slower than internal NAND memory, by running a ROM off the SD you will be sacrificing on the speed. Things like booting up and launching apps will be noticeably slower. The class rating of your SD Card will play a large role in how much slower your NC will feel when running in such configuration. It's generally recommended to buy ...


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Have you considered running Android directly from the SD card? It runs great (just don't go cheap on the SD card), is surprisingly easy to set up (the hardest part for me was being patient for the Nook to finish its initial charging), and if you have any problems or change your mind, you just pop out the card and it's a bog-standard Nook again.


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Will the nexus 7 rom work (https://developers.google.com/android/nexus/images#nakasi) No. If not, how can I make it work? This is quite honestly too extensive to cover in one Stack Exchange answer, and is arguably outside of the scope of our site anyway. Suffice it to say, you'd probably need to find or write driver implementations for all of the ...


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I fixed the cable early before it was too late. The problem zone is the hard transition from the connector to the cable. Shear force due to moving/bending the cable is very strong there when the cable is inserted into the Nook. This is the place where it starts to break and that needs to be fixed. I consider this solution permanent as it hasn't broken in ...


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AFAIK the nook tablet doesnt have 3g support. So country specific problems are not applicable. You can use wifi wherever you want. With the kindle app or another app that supports .mobi it is possible. Otherwise you can use a program like calibre in your PC to convert them to epub.


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The nook devs site provides links and goes over downloading Google apps to your Nook color running honeycomb. Thissite lists the available Google app downloads from Cyanogenmod, explaining that they cannot come pre-installed due to licensing restrictions. The links at the very bottom of the page (and the first link) should help you find the appropriate ...


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I recommend reading up the NookDevs wiki, and specifically the section about rooting. It's a very straight-forward process that is completely reversible. To answer your questions: If the rooting process fails, you can always boot from the SD Card and start over. There is an official B&N 1.1 stock image floating around that can be used to bring your ...


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It seems you cannot achieve this on built-in Nook app. Fortunately, you are using two android devices since there are many solutions for reading on android devices. Install Moon + reader under the assistance of Dropbox on your android phone and Nook color. You can also keep the same reading progress in this method. guide


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Evernote will allow you to add pdfs to your notebooks. Evernote is available for the NC as well as for Android and iOS. Once the pdf is in a notebook, it'll sync via Evernote.


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I don't believe that functionality works yet. I have tried to sideload PDFs and plain .txt files and they don't register in "My Library" or under "My Files" and obviously they don't sync between my devices. I also can't find a web interface for loading non-nook files. I did a little searching around a couple months ago and I found a few unsubstantiated ...


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The latest update of the Nook Color software Version 1.4.1 allows you to change the default PDF reader. After the upgrade open a PDF and then a pop up box will appear allowing you to choose which application you want as the default PDF reader.


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Find the app that took over the PDF intent in Menu -> Settings -> Applications -> Manage applications -> All, and then tap on Clear defaults button. Next time you click on a PDF file, it should prompt you which app to use. Check the Use by default for this action box, and tap on ezPDF Reader. Alternatively, you can try uninstalling and ...


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My recommendation, and the ROM I'm running is Phiremod I can definitely confirm it's Gingerbread, based on Cyanogenmod 7 and built specifically for the Nook Color.


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It sounds to me like you want to keep a rooted version of the nook OS (which will have to be rebooted to run non-BN apps) (quoted from the cyanogenmod wiki) Prior to rooting the Barnes & Noble Nook Color, it is recommend you register it with the Barnes & Noble. Setting up uNooter In order to properly flash an uNooter image to a SD card, you will ...


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It is possible to set up dual boot for the nook color. Booting normally will boot into say cyanogen, pressing volume down during boot will boot into the nook stock rom. http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1275859


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I finally tracked down a fix after some file searching... The "adb over usb" fix creates a file in %USERPROFILE%\.Android\adb_usb.ini with the "vendor id" of 0x2080 in it. I have a .android folder in my root of my sdk directory c:\android-sdk\.android\, and in there is also the adb_usb.ini. I added the 0x2080 to that file, then restarted adb and I can now ...


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Download/get the .apk file of desired application. (Example: MoboPlayer from this link.) Pass it to the android device. Use any file explorer to open this .apk file. Install the application.


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Download the latest version of MoboPlayer take the .apk file, copy it to your NC, open the file through on NC and installed it.


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Like the other answer, I too re-inforced a NEW cable, as a pre-emptive measure. I experimented a little with the heat shrink tubing and superglue method, but supergluing the smaller heat shrink tube (which has to be slit in order to put on the cable) is messy, and prone to failure after applying the necessary heat to shrink it tight on the cable. Better, ...


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Try removing the existing drivers and starting the Windows driver installation from scratch. Connect the NC to your machine via USB. In Win7 go to Start, right-click Computer and select Management, and then Device Manager. Locate the Nook Color device that should be either under "ADB Interface," "USB Mass Storage Device," or "Other Devices" section, ...


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I would just repartition the SD card so that the first partition is larger. AFAIK the system doesn't rely only the partition size, just the order. You could, however, run su then pm setInstallLocation 2 in a terminal on the device, or from adb shell, assuming you have root. That will make installs default to the "SD card", your second partition.


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You can go to Settings>Manage Applications> All Applications> then, find & select the Home app--- scroll down, and select "Clear Defaults" The next time you press your home key, it will give you the same dialog asking which app to use.


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With the Nook Color it is possible to both root the tablet and install a custom ROM. Some users have even gone so far as to setup their Nook Color to dual boot. In this scenario, the unit will boot the stock Nook OS when allowed to boot from internal memory, or boot a custom ROM when instructed to boot from the SD card. This is likely the scenario you ...


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I would start with the latest ClockWorkMod Recovery and then the latest build of CyanogenMod 7.1.


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I believe that the official 1.2 update will only install on top of an official firmware (1.0, 1.0.1, 1.1.0,) and only with the stock recovery, not ClockworkMod. You will need to revert your Nook Color to one of these "stock" firmware versions before trying to upgrade to 1.2. Alternatively, there are a few Clockwork Recovery-friendly versions of the 1.2 ...


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Below is the output of "df -h -a" command on my Nook Color running CyanogenMod 7.0 ROM (2.3.3) which gives you a break-down of the mounted partitions: Filesystem Size Used Available Use% Mounted on tmpfs 244.2M 44.0K 244.2M 0% /dev devpts 0 0 0 0% /dev/pts proc ...


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A vast majority of it. My device says I have up to 5gb of internal storage that I can use. Additionally you can throw in an SD card. In my experience about 98% of the apps on the Market will work on your rooted (stock) Nook Color. If you flash CyanogenMod 7 or similar, then they all should work. If you remain with stock, there are some minor quirky issues ...


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The root process shouldn't fail. There is a thing called "auto nootering" which will automatically do the rooting for you. They've been keeping it up to date with each update coming out for the device from B&N. If the device reboots 8 times in a row, it will reset itself to factory settings. You can find more info here. You need a microSD card to root ...



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