Nook Tablet will soon debut with a early build version of Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) OS via popular firmware, Cyanogen Mod 9
It’s raining tablets with the latest Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) Android 4.0 version lately, beginning with HP’s TouchPad that runs on ICS via CyanogenMod 9,an opensource firmware distribution; while one of the original Android tablets, Motorola Xoom, will receive its set of ICS official over the weekend. Adding to the spread of ICS tablets is Nook Tablet, with developers building the tablet on an early build version of the OS.
Nook Tablet running ICS powered by CyanogenMod 9
Nook Tablet too, can now run on the latest OS, via CyanogenMod 9 version as developers begin to upload pics of their Nook running ICS rooted through Mod 9. Two developers have successfully passed the Nook bootloader lock and installed the popular Android firmware that allows users looking for advanced features to modify their branded tablets to perform uniquely and match their customized needs.
Barnes & Noble’s stock Nook tablet comes only with eReading, browsing and apps download access to B &N online store. Thanks, to some diligent users, Nook Tablet users thirsty for modified features now have the scope to install third party apps, root the device, and run various features.
Just launched Nook Tablet now rooted
The Nook Tablet was launched as recently as November and was subject to great investigation by experts to unlock the secure boot loader such that custom ROMs can be installed.
Devs look to load Cyanogen Mod 9 on microSD
Developers on the XDA forums propose to load micro SD cards with modifying software such as CyanogenMod 9 so that Nook Tablet owners/users can boot from the card, outside of the main storage system.