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Nook Color firmware update 1.4.1 is HERE!

The New Nook Color firmware version 1.4.1 is available via WiFi auto Update, or if you don’t want to wait you can download it from here and manually update.  Below are the steps to manually update to your (un-rooted) nook color.  (source)

To get the update manually, you can download the software update to your computer at any time and then copy it onto your NOOK Color. Simply follow the steps below. Manual Download Instructions:   Continue reading Nook Color firmware update 1.4.1 is HERE!

Nook Color firmware v1.4 is coming.

Nook Color firmware 1.4

Nook Color firmware v1.4 is coming (Thanks Barnes & Noble), so is a price drop to $200.  Don’t buy a Nook Color now haven’t already, wait for the release of Nook Color 2 and the Kindle Fire before deciding.

Read Nook Color v1.4 Story at Engadget.


Read about the New Nook Tablet at Engadget.

I am glad I didn’t root my Nook Color v1.3 yet, but instead loaded CM v7.1 on micro-SD Card. Read how I did it Here.


Nook Color – CM7 on micro-SD card

Barnes & Nobel Nook Color

After I upgraded my Nook Color firmware to v1.3.0  I was back to a non-rooted eBook reader, which meant no access to the Android Market with lots of free games for my Kids to play.  The Barnes and Noble App Store does have a fair amount of Apps, and includes some free ones.  Support B&N and the App Developers buy a least one paid App, I did you,  should too.

That said, I wanted access to the Android market.  The options available for a v1.3 Nook Color are …

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Nook Color updated firmware to v.1.3.0

Today I updated my Nook Color to firmware v1.3.0 from v1.1.0 (rooted).

NOOK Color screen

So whats the big deal, you ask?  Well, when I rooted my Nook, it no longer automatically updated itself over WiFi to newer versions of the system software (also called Firmware).  The enhancements of these newer versions were unavailable to me, I was stuck at version 1.1.0.   Meanwhile version 1.2 included –
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