Android 3.0 (Honeycomb) just recently got its first SDK release, and it looks like the enterprising hackers in the Android community have already ported it to the Nook Color hardware. Well, partially. It’s a “zombie” made by mixing the SDK with the Nook’s kernel, and it runs like a dog. Getting hardware acceleration (a major part of the UI snappiness in Honeycomb) working is the next step, and hacker dhoshman over at XDA says he’ll be working on that over the weekend. We’ll keep you updated.
- Description Android is a software platform for mobile devices based on the Linux operating system and developed by Google and the Open Handset Alliance. It allows developers to write managed code in Java that utilizes Google-developed software libraries, but does not support programs developed in native code. The unveiling of the Android platform on 5 November 2007 was announced with the founding of the Open …
- Website http://code.google.com/android
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- Description The Nook is an electronic book reader that runs on the Android platform. It is produced by Barnes & Noble, a national bookstore chain that operates retail outlets throughout the U.S. and offers a suite of ebook readers. It is a key competitor for Amazon Kindle, Sony Reader, and other readers. The nook devices have many features, including Wi-Fi and AT&T 3G wireless connectivity, a six inch E Ink display, …
- Website http://nook.com
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