Wanna Make Calls on Your Nook Color?

It seems it is possible using blue tooth and SIP on a Nook Color that has been rooted and has the latest CM7 Nightly for Encore flashed to it.  It seems that the Nook Color, like most devices that have a WiFi chip built into it, also has bluetooth capabilities built into that same chip and is only turned off at the software level.  And with a community like ours, you knew it was only a matter of time before someone found a way to exploit it and turn that sucker on for our listening pleasure.

Team Douche member and CM dev Kmobs also tweeted the following today:

The nook color guys are incredible. You can now place calls using a BT headset on the nook color running CM7 with a SIP account.

I can confirm that indeed bluetooth is working in the latest nightly, I have not tried to make a phone call as of yet as I am still playing around with that idea, but I was able to turn bluetooth on, connect my wireless headset and get music playing, at least for a few seconds. The functionality is still early stage for sure, but what a great step forward. Who needs a Xoom when I have a Nook Color!

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3 Comments

  1. Jdsbam99
    July 04, 16:38 Reply

    thank you so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so much …..just kidding fuck you

  2. Johnny T.
    August 19, 23:00 Reply

    As 08/19/2011 today, I haven’t heard anyone with success for using bluetooth head set with Nook Color (with CM7). It may show bluetooth connected, but what headset mic/speak doesn’t work with any app.

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