Nook v1.0 on Android Emulator

December 22 2009

I decided to check out the Nook earlier today; naturally it’s not available in Ireland so I downloaded the firmware update from Barnes and Noble and set to work on getting it to run on something.

I didn’t expect to get very far, but after a little hacking it was actually working.

To get it to run I had to:

This is by no means a guide, but it should hopefully point more capable Android hackers in the right direction if they want to get this booting. I’m pretty sure that’s all that was required.

Networking is working fine; and the arrow keys on the keyboard control the page turning

Here are some screenshots!


A video for you non-believers 😉