Tag Archives: root
Nook Glow Rooted

How to Root GlowLight Nook Touch with TinyNoot (Video)

The Nook Touch with GlowLight has been out for a little over two weeks now. The first week a few developers that knew what they were doing were able to root their Nook Glow with a manual rooting method, but that is a little advanced for most people, including myself (Windows doesn’t make it easy). […]

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Custom ROM for Novo 7 Paladin Adds Google Play and Root Access

A while back I reviewed the Novo 7 Paladin, a cheap Android tablet from China that sells for around $100 on Amazon. Out of the box it came with Android 4.0.1 and included a watered-down version of the Android Market (not very many apps showed up). As mentioned in the review, I found an official […]

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Nook Touch with GlowLight

New Nook Touch with GlowLight Already Rooted

A few people over at XDA have already managed to root the new Nook Touch with GlowLight. There are a couple of ongoing threads on the subject: Nook ST GlowLight – ready to root? and New Nook GL rooting. And there are detailed directions for manual rooting at Nookdevs. The process is different than rooting […]

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iPad 3 Review

How to Root the Pandigital Planet and Install Google Apps

The one question that I’ve been getting asked more than anything else here lately is how to root the Pandigital Planet and install Google apps to get access to Google’s Android appstore. The Pandigital Planet is an inexpensive Android tablet that runs Android 2.3.4 Gingerbread (at least it is supposed to; mine is stuck on […]

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Rooted Nook Tablet

Root a Nook Tablet Using a Memory Card – Super Easy

A little over two months ago, I posted the Nook Tablet Rooting Guide for a complete walkthrough on rooting the 16GB Nook Tablet and setting up drivers on a Windows computer. Since then things have changed. The rooting process is simpler now, thanks to an SD card rooting method. You simply burn an image to […]

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Nook Tablet

Rooting Directions for 8GB Nook Tablet Plus Android Market (Video)

A couple weeks ago Barnes and Noble released an 8GB Nook Tablet for $199 to go along with the original 16GB Nook Tablet for $249. It turns out that rooting an 8GB Nook Tablet doesn’t work with the same method as the original Nook Tablet—it’s a good way to brick it, though—because the process is […]

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Kindle Fire Utility

Tutorial: How to Root Kindle Fire and Install Android Market in 5 Minutes (Super Easy!)

If you’ve ever considered rooting your Kindle Fire and installing the Android Market to get a richer tablet experience, now is the time to do it because the process is easier than ever and requires virtually no technical work. I just rooted and installed the Android Market on my Kindle Fire and the entire process […]

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Root Kobo Vox and Install Android Market

Tutorial: How to Root Kobo Vox and Install Android Market – Video

It turns out that rooting the Kobo Vox is super-easy and takes all of about 3 minutes to complete, with half of that time waiting for it to reboot. After rooting, installing the Android Market is fairly simple on the Kobo Vox as well. You just have to download a Google apps package and the […]

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