Updating nook color operating system
NOOK Color customers can easily discover and download apps in seconds from Shop on NOOK Color, so they can browse complementary apps alongside books, magazines and other content.Customers can explore a growing collection of more than 125 favorite NOOK Apps from leading third-party developers and content providers in categories including Play, Organize, Learn, Explore, Lifestyle, News and Kids.On Monday, Barnes & Noble announced that it will be updating the NOOK Color e Reader with Android 2.2 (Froyo) and a number of other enhancements.The software patch — which will deliver Adobe Flash Player support – adds a NOOK Friends beta social network for sharing books, 15 new NOOK Kids Read and Play books, NOOK Email, NOOK Books Enhanced with embedded video and audio, and NOOK Newsstand for quick access to magazines and newspapers.Keep sharp with pre-loaded crossword puzzles, chess and Sudoku.Stay organized with calendar apps, relax with streaming music from Pandora.
Barnes & Noble offers a selection of free NOOK Apps – including calendar and notes apps, requested by NOOK Color customers – and paid apps, with approximately half of the collection available for .99 or less and the vast majority priced at .99 or less.I’ve seen a number of news stories this past week in regard to an email the folks at N2A sent out about them releasing an update to their N2A cards to bring Android Kit Kat v4.4 to the Nook Color, Nook Tablet, Nook HD, and Nook HD .That’s all fine and dandy for those of you that don’t mind shelling out some cash for something you can get for free.A new NOOK Apps store will provide access to more than 125 applications, many of which are free or are priced below the .99 price point.The update, officially known as NOOK Color v1.2, is available now for free.Connect to Wi-Fi to check and send emails with a full-screen virtual keyboard, making it easier than ever to stay in touch while on the go.NOOK Email works across the top Web mail services including Yahoo! Updated Platform and A More Complete Web Experience NOOK Color’s update to Android OS 2.2/Froyo offers system improvements, enhanced browser performance and a more complete Web experience giving customers access to enjoy even more video, interactive and animated content. Surfing the Web is even better with the ability to easily switch between larger desktop or mobile Web experiences and enhanced pinch and zoom.Enjoy great games like Angry Birds, Uno and More Brain Exercise, and stay up-to-date on news and weather with Pulse and My-Cast.Learn new languages with Lonely Planet Phrasebooks apps, and try new recipes with the app from Epicurious.Stay Connected with Email NOOK Color now helps customers stay connected with the full-featured free NOOK Email application built in to organize Web mail accounts in one inbox.Given NOOK Color’s compact design that fits easily into a purse, jacket or bag, email was one of the most-requested features requested by customers.