“Deeper-blue] has released all the files necessary to get Android honeycomb working on your nook color. We had a chance to play with the nook color for a bit, but ours was only on Android version 2.1. It seems like they’ve come a long way with the capabilities of this simple e-reader since then. While he’s built out the majority of the features, it is still lacking some fundamentals, like sound. As you can see in the video after the break, the scrolling is a tiny bit choppy but the applications themselves see to be fairly snappy. We can’t wait to see how this works after a little improvement.”
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Source: Hack a Day
Rooting your Nook colour is nothing new, various projects have been underway for a while to allow more control and functionality on the device. The newest project involves the new Android Honeycomb platform and you can get the details on how this was done at Hack a Day. This is a successful project in its early stages so while they have enabled a lot of the features not all are quite up to snuff. Try it out for yourself and see if you can make it work or even make it work better.