Barnes & Noble's Nook HD and HD+ tablets aren't the most well known budget tablets of the season, but they are still very viable options. You can now find them at Walmart just in time for the holidays.
Barnes & Noble selling refurbished 16 GB Nook Tablet for just $90 on eBay
Although it is just over one year old, Barnes & Noble’s Nook Tablet is definitely nearing its end of life. B&N has stopped selling the 7-incher on the company’s website for a while, with remainder stock being pushed out mostly through third-party retailers.
Nook Video store opens in UK, first UV-supported digital retailer
Barnes & Noble is slowly making its presence felt in the UK. After releasing the two new Nook tablets, the Nook HD and the Nook HD+, the bookseller is now launching its movie streaming and download service, the Nook Video -- which happens to be the first online retailer in the country that supports UltraViolet titles.
Barnes and Noble’s NOOK Simple Touch is now only $79
Looking for a e-reader on a budget? Barnes and Noble's NOOK Simple Touch has now become an even more compelling option. Starting tomorrow, Barnes and Noble will start selling them for a very reasonable $79, down from the regular price of $99.
Barnes & Noble’s Nook HD and Nook HD+ tablets now available in the UK
Thanks to an xda-developers forums member, those with a rooted Nook HD or HD+ tablet have a step-by-step guide to getting the Google Play store installed. The process is not necessarily for everyone, however assuming you can closely follow directions, it should be a process that can be done by many.
Barnes & Noble Nook HD and HD+ rooted, custom ROMs are still a long way down the road
Although Barnes & Noble’s tablets have never been on top of many tech enthusiasts’ wishlists, the independent developer community has always taken the time to root the gadgets and come out with custom ROMs to replace B&N’s own forks of Android.
Barnes & Noble once again drops Nook Color and Nook Tablet prices, now starting at $139
With so much competition going on in the 7-inch tablet market, one might think Barnes & Noble is on its sure way to perdition. Still, the US-based book retailer/tech manufacturer is alive and kicking, having recently announced the release of two new tabs, the 7 and 9-inch Nook HD and HD+.
Barnes & Noble launches its Nook lineup in the UK, Nook HD and HD+ coming only in November
Calling all book aficionados – the digital kind – in the UK! Barnes & Noble is bringing its Nook Simple Touch Glowlight to fervent readers in the country alongside the Nook HD and Nook HD+ Android tablets.
Alternative app stores and platform branches: Is Android too open?
Android is continuing to dominate the worldwide smartphone market. Google’s open approach with Android is often cited as a major reason for the platform’s success, but recent events beg the question of whether that openness is a double-edged sword.