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Old 01-20-2011, 07:38 AM   #8
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Originally Posted by =X= View Post
Yes it's done by doing what's called "rooting" your device. This is essentially removing the security locks placed by b&n on the nook.

Once the device is rooted you will be able to install any app you wish.

The process doesn't take long and i quite easy, some folks worry that the act voids the warranty
I wouldn't be surprised if the upcoming software upgrade addresses many of the issues solved by rooting. I think I'll wait a bit before replacing the operating system of a brand new device.
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