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The NOOKcolor v1.2.0 Firmware New and Altered Features

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On April 25, 2011, B&N released the 1.2.0 firmware update to the NOOKcolor. Patrick Kanouse, author of the bestselling The NOOK Book: Everything You Need to Know for the NOOK, NOOKcolor, and NOOKstudy, covers what has changed, including fully-feature email, apps, NOOK Friends, and NOOKkids Read and Play.
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On April 25, 2011, B&N released the 1.2.0 firmware update for the NOOKcolor. This update added both minor and significant feature changes. This article will cover the significant enhancements to the NOOKcolor brought by v1.2.0, though we’ll mention a few of the minor ones as well.

The Changes

A brief list of changes now made available with v1.2.0 update would include these major updates:

  • An app market
  • Enhanced NOOKbooks
  • NOOKkids Read and Play
  • Dedicated email reader
  • Introduction of NOOK friends

The minor updates include:

  • The browser now supports Flash content
  • Animated page turns
  • Adding any ebook or app to the home screen

This article will cover the major updates.

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