Nook2Android sells microSD cards in various storage capacities, starting at $35 for an 8 GB card. The memory card isn’t blank though. Instead, it already has all of the files needed to turn the eReader into an Android tablet. That’s perfect for non-techies because it’s just a matter of buying the card, inserting it into the Nook Color and then powering on the eReader. Bam! You’ve got an Android tablet without needing to download or install any software!
Tech savvy folks will surely pass on such a product, but it’s actually a relatively cheap and simple method for others to get more functionality out of the Nook Color. The latest version of the Nook2Android cards, launched earlier this month, have the files for both the standard Nook operating system as well as the Android tablet image. That means the memory card can simply stay in the device and users can choose which mode they want upon boot up. Prior to this, you’d have to remove the Nook2Android card from the Nook Color to use it in its standard eReader mode.
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