Before we move further, firstly letâ€™s talk about the Nook Tablet and take a brief look into what this tablet is all about â€“ Nook Tablet is a 7 inch tablet, comes with a 1024×600 display. The Tablet has a dual-core processor running at 1 GHz of TI OMAP4. The new tablet comes with a custom version of Google Android 2.3 since itâ€™s pretty old Android OS and outdated, users have found out an alternative to it and have been using alternative versions of Android such as CyanogenMod 7 (Android 2.3) and CyanogenMod 9 (Android 4.0) on the tablet for months.
It looks like CyanogenMod 7 has been quite steady at the point for Nook Tablet. If you would like to run Android 4.0 on Nook Tablet, then you need to be cautious about the fact that Netflix Video playback isnâ€™t supported and users have been facing â€˜sleep of deathâ€™ problems where the tablets stops to turn ON when you press the â€˜Powerâ€™ button and the final solution is to perform a full reboot instead.
If youâ€™re looking to stay at the bleeding edge, then now unofficial or say experimental CyanogenMod 9 nightly builds are available for the Nook Tablet. Currently, they support only the model with 1GB of RAM and 16GB of storage space.
A developer, namely eyeballer has set a server to release new builds of CyanogenMod 9 for NOOK tablet quite frequently. Each new build will be having several upstream changes from the CyanogenMod Team.
Be informed about the fact that all these builds are experimental. It is not compulsory that they would have been tested before they are been released. So, anything (any feature or app) that worked yesterday isnâ€™t necessary that will work in todays build. Â Also make sure that youâ€™re not trying these builds on NOOK 8 GB table since some of the nightly builds are also based on the experimental 3.0 kernel which doesnâ€™t work on 8 GB NOOK Tablet. So, try this build only on NOOK 16GB Tablet.
Now you can follow all the instruction and tutorials to install the nightly builds from the XDA developersâ€™ forum.Â Before following the instructions mentioned there, ensure that your NOOK Tablet is rooted along with CWM recovery or TWRP recovery. Also, youâ€™ll get the nightly build downloads from the XDA Developers forum itself. So, get ready for driving the altered ICS on your old car!
Thanks for the Guest post by Julie Peters from Australia, who writes about car reviews in his website.