Android Tablets

Nook Color Froyo update released; brings Nook Apps, email client

As report by us last week, Barnes & Noble has released the software update for Nook Color. This much awaited 1.2 update brings new appstore, several popular apps and Android 2.2 ‘Froyo’.

Update Changelog:

  • Access to shop a broad collection of popular NOOK Apps  to enjoy great games, stay up to date on news and weather, and more
  • Full-featured free email to check and send web-based email (i.e., Yahoo, Gmail, Hotmail, AOL) all from one in-box
  • NOOK Color’s update to Android OS 2.2/Froyo offers system improvements, browser performance and a more complete Web experience giving customers access to enjoy even more video, interactive and animated content. NOOK Color now includes support for Adobe® Flash® Player
  • NOOK Kids™ exciting new Read and Play titles that bring animation, activities and stories together
  • NOOK Books Enhanced offer in-page video and audio in a growing number of titles
  • Enhancements to magazine navigation making it easier to enjoy even more of the growing selection of magazines in NOOK Newsstand
  • NOOK Friends™ (beta) to see your friends’ reading activities, swap books with LendMe™, share recommendations and discover new titles

You can manually download the update from here or wait for the over-the-air roll out.


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