Install TWRP on Nook Tablet (internal 8g/16gb)

This article (and video) explains how a user can install the TeamWin Recovery Project application to the internal memory (emmc) of the Nook Tablet (or other device). TWRP is a drop-in replacement for CWM Recovery. Both are good but CWM is text/menu based & TWRP is “touch & click” based. Also, CWM will not work with some newer ROMs. Continue reading

Use DD to Burn an Image File to SDCard

How to use the (Linux) DD command to burn an image file to an SDCard.
This process will create a tool to UNBRICK your Nook Tablet. The process is completed using the Ubuntu Live USB Thumbdrive that I show you how to create. This allows Windows users to use Linux programs and commands without installing Linux to their computer. I have instructions for building the thumbdrive and for how to use the DD command. Includes video of the process. Continue reading

NO ROOT – Install CM7 on Nook

This guide will show you how to convert your Nook Tablet into a true Android Tablet – without voiding the warranty! This will NOT modify the device or change the stock configuration in any way! Retains all stock functions & all B&N special services. Users can DUAL BOOT & switch between stock and CyanogenMod 7. We will use the Windows software. Links & Video included. Continue reading

Intro to Rooting & Modding Nook Tablet

Want to know what “rooting” is good for? How does it CHANGE my tablet? How do I “root” it? Is it worth it? What do I loose? In this and the associated articles, I will answer those questions. I also give a general review and comparison of the Nook Tablet to other tablets that I own. This is the first of a series of articles on the Nook Tablet. Other articles (see the list at the bottom of this article) address other, more specific issues of the Nook Review and suggestions for rooting and mod’ing the Nook Tablet. Compare the Nook Tablet to Kindle Fire, Nook Color, and other Android tablets. Links to videos & guides for rooting & installing ICS & other custom ROMs, doing backup/restore, fixing “bricked” units, etc. Continue reading