Nook Tablet Gets Android ICS Via CyanogenMod 9 – Looks Decent
Well, here is a surprising news for all those Nook tablet owners out there, they will be very happy to see that how this product evolve software wise. Of course it is unofficial but Barnes & Noble Nook Tablet has gotten the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update, well, all the credit goes to CyanogenMod 9. It is a great news but still we have to say that it took a while for this to happen, even more than the Kindle Fire.
Of course, the Nook tablet has received just the alpha build of CyanogenMod 9, but we have noticed that it is running decently well. As you can see in the vide posted below, overall interface is smooth and obviously some of the things are not working as well mainly like hardware accelerated graphics, microphone, Bluetooth and hardware composition. As I mentioned above that it is only an alpha build, so there will be many bugs and quirks which might not make it possible for daily use. On the other hand, you can see in the video below that basic features like WiFi, accelerometer and even Android Market are running fine. Sound and display are also working fine and flawless. At this time, the developer has advices the average user to stay away from this build, unless the a more stable build is released.
Additionally, you can also see in the video below that the web browsing is working fine and even you can multitask through a number of apps which can be swiped to be stopped. The video demo also shows off the screenshot feature as well as a new game title named as skater boy which is working very smoothly. The list of apps and widgets is also working great as well placing widgets and live wallpapers on the homescreen feature is also working fine. We will keep you updated with the further updates regarding the matter, stay tuned..