Archive for the ‘Nook’ Category

Dropsync deletion bug on Eclair (Android 2.1)?

Dropsync is a must-have Dropbox add-on for Android to sync files with remote folders. Since v2.4.6 though I’ve been tracking an apparent bug on my Barnes & Noble Nook eReader, which runs Android 2.1 (the bug is not reproduced on my Android 4.1 phone). The developer is strangely silent, despite my having supplied reproduction steps and […]

Turning the Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight into a general-purpose Android tablet

As is now well described all over the ‘net, eReaders such as the Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight (seriously B&N? Couldn’t you find a snappier name?) are just Android tablets with an eInk screen. As such, they’re ideal contenders for an extremely low-power general purpose tablet. Getting root is simple enough, but to end up with […]

Annoying bug with Barnes & Noble’s Nook for Mac application (and how to work around it)

So version v3.0.0fc9774 of the Nook for Mac application has an occasional but quite annoying bug in that, on launching, it hangs at the splash screen and will not respond to input, though according to Activity Monitor it is not Not Responding, so it hasn’t crashed as such. The workaround (that I picked up from this […]