Starting with a Nook Color and a little effort, anyone who is comfortable with installing an operating system on a PC can make the changes to the Nook Color to make it a practical and usable tablet. The tools and applications are easily found, have active community support, and enable the Nook Color to reach its full potential.
Above: Home Screen configured using the Zeam Launcher and HD Wallpaper.
See David Chernicoff's step-by-step instructions, Beyond simple rooting: Turning the Nook Color into a complete tablet
ROM Manager home screen
ROMs and additional components that can be managed through ROM Manager Premium
Netflix App running on Nook Color
Zinio Reader displaying Diesel Power magazine.
Nook Color CM7 Settings screen
CyanogenMod (custom ROM)specific settings
Tablet specific tweaks added by CM7
Warning screen before you can edit performance settings
Maximum CPU settings; you can also set the minimum CPU speed, but the default is 300 MHz
Bluetooth settings showing connected and paired devices