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Nook in-app purchases to be offered soon, in partnership with Fortumo

by: Bogdan BeleMarch 25, 2013
Nook in-app purchases will be offered soon, a press release by Barnes & Noble says. B&N's partner in the venture will be Fortumo.
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Barnes & Noble once again drops Nook Color and Nook Tablet prices, now starting at $139

by: AdrianNovember 4, 2012
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+.
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Nook price cuts from Barnes & Noble looking to tempt budget tablet hunters

by: Simon HillAugust 13, 2012
Barnes & Noble reduces the prices of its Nook line-up in order to compete in the increasingly popular 7-inch tablet space. The three 7-inch Android tablets are all now temptingly cheap.
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DC Comics titles hit Nook Color, Nook Tablet and other Android tablets

by: Chris SmithJune 27, 2012

Barnes & Noble on Tuesday announced that it’s bringing several DC Comics titles to its own tablets/e-readers including the Nook Color and the Nook Tablet, but also to other Android tablets that have installed the Nook for Android application.

Here are the main comic books from DC Entertainment that are “immediately” available to fans:

Graphic novel titles from DC COMICS – THE NEW 52, including Justice League, Vol. 1: Origin, Animal Man Vol. 1: The Hunt, Batman Vol. 1: The Court of Owls, Justice League International Vol. 1: The Signal Masters, Catwoman Vol. 1: The Game, Green Lantern Vol. 1: Sinestro, Stormwatch Vol. 1: The Dark [...]
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Multi-touch hack for Nook Simple Touch lets you play Angry Birds on your e-reader

by: Bams SadewoApril 9, 2012

If you don’t want to cough up the extra money to get Barnes & Noble’s Nook Color, which is one of the cheaper Android tablets in the market, but you are willing to engage in some Frankenstein-style experiments with the Nook Simple Touch, the following hack will turn the monochrome e-reader into a respectable Android tablet, complete with multi-touch capability!

The bright minds at XDA-Developers have found new ways for you to be more productive when using the Nook Simple Touch. Well, it remains to be seen how productive you will be once you discover that you can play Angry Birds on the Nook Simple Touch’s monochrome e-ink screen.

While B&N’s [...]

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Report: Global E-Book Shipments To Drop 77% During Q1 2012

by: Mike AndriciMarch 5, 2012

A recent report from the prestigious DigiTimes Research claims that global shipment volumes of e-book readers will drop during the first quarter of 2012 to an estimate of 2 million units. During the fourth quarter of 2011, global e-book shipments reached the impressive figure of 9 million units. Simple math tells us that’s a 77% quarter over quarter decrease in shipments. Is the e-book reader industry dead and gone? Not by far!

During 2011, almost 23 million ebooks were shipped, 9 million of which in the last quarter alone, so it’s safe to assume that the end-of-the-year holiday season heavily contributed to the increase in sales & shipments during Q4 of 2011. But [...]

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iSuppli Report: Kindle Fire Takes Off, Apple Loses Grip

by: Bogdan PetrovanFebruary 17, 2012

Are you sick of people telling you that there is no tablet market, only an iPad market? From now on, tell your iPad-toting buddies to check out this report from iSuppli, which essentially puts the iPad dominance theory to the rest. In a nutshell: Apple still sells more tablets than anyone else, but Cupertino’s iron grip on the market is finally loosening. So, who deserves the credit? Without doubt, Amazon’s Kindle Fire, the star of Q4 2011.

Amazon didn’t release any Kindle Fire sales figures, but iSuppli was able to estimate the tablet’s performance at a respectable 3.9 million units sold. How good is that, you ask? Well, consider that Samsung, the former leader of the [...]

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How to Install the Latest Sneak Peek Version of ICS / CyanogenMod 9 on the Nook Color

by: Carl ParkerJanuary 24, 2012

The Android development community has been hard at work at bringing the Ice Cream Sandwich to devices that have yet to get their own official releases. The fruits of their labor are certainly sweet, because Ice Cream Sandwich finally makes its appearance on the Nook Color. Thanks to XDA-Developers forum members dalingrin and fattire, an ICS-based CyanogenMod 9 ROM is now available for download.

The ROM is not fit for daily use, however, as there are several bugs that still need working on. As such, it is not advised that novice users try experimenting with this ROM. Only if you’re familiar with working with ROMs do we suggest trying out this preview [...]

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Nook Color – Steps to Update with ICS Android 4.0.1 Firmware

by: Richard GutierrezJanuary 10, 2012
If you are bored with your Nook Color Firmware then Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0.1 will make your device more alive and colorful with this cool ICS Features like Refined Evolved UI, new homescreen folders and favorite tray, resizable widgets, new lockscreen action and many more. Just follow the simple steps below to update your Nook Color.
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How to Install Android 4.0.1 ICS on the Nook Color Using CyanogenMod 9

by: Ken EastJanuary 5, 2012

Pump some Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich into your Nook Color and check out how it will perform. Thanks to developers at XDA Developers, you can now install on your Nook Color a preview version of CyanogenMod 9, which is based on Android 4.0.1 Ice Cream Sandwich.

Since this is a preview build of CyanogenMod 9, it is not yet stable enough to be used for daily operation. So, as early as this point, if you are unsure about what you’re getting into, or if you have little experience with Android hacks (or none at all), it may be good advice for you to proceed with extreme caution–or at least ask for assistance from someone who has more experience.

As far [...]

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