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Barnes & Noble has released details of its new Nook HD range of Android tablets, which are aimed squarely at Amazon’s Kindle Fire HD line and Google’s Nexus 7. The new tablets are on pre-order now and will start shipping in late October. These are aggressively priced, with the 8GB 7 inch Nook HD selling for $199 (just like the Kindle Fire HD). But of more interest is the 16GB 9 inch version which starts at just $269, compared to $299 for Amazon’s Kindle Fire HD 8.9″.

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The epic battle between Amazon and Barnes & Noble continues to heat up, thanks to a new video service coming for B&N. Alright, so the battle isn’t exactly that hot. Amazon is clearly the winner when it comes both to e-readers and its highly successful Kindle Fire line. Can Nook Video change thing’s up, though?

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Barnes & Noble announced plans today that it is bringing its Nook devices and content over to the UK market this fall. The Simple Touch (regular and GlowLight version) will both arrive to stores around mid-October with an unnamed partner in the UK.

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GoodEreader Though Microsoft is no stranger to patent battles of its own, the company isn’t shy of reaching a win-win settlement with other corporations. It looks like Redmond just killed two birds with one stone when it decided to jump into the e-book market by investing in Barnes & Noble’s Nook reader, while settling its patent lawsuit against the e-reader company. Announced yesterday, the deal between Microsoft and Barnes & Noble Inc. sees Microsoft getting 17.6% share of the newly established e-book and college book business unit, in exchange for $300 million, which will leave B&N as the majority shareholder…

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Tablets are gaining popularity these days as a means for extending the functionality of desktops and laptops. Tablets are lightweight, compact, and not only smart enough for productivity but also great companions for reading ebooks while on the go. Most tablets come in various shapes and sizes, from 5.3 inch phoneblet hybrids to 10.1 inch monster displays. If you intend to read ebooks on your Android tablet, you’ll be glad to know that there are Android apps to serve that very purpose. Here are some of the top and the best ebook reading apps for your Android device. Kindle Perhaps…

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The NOOK Tablet is a great Android tablet for book lovers out there–and Barnes and Noble has just formally announced its price and availability. Relatively priced cheaper than its competitors, you can own the device by preordering now for US$249.  We could see the NOOK Tablet in store shelves this coming November 17, at your favorite Best Buy outlet. Under the hood of the NOOK Tablet sits a powerful 1.0-GHz dual-core dual-core processor, 16 GB of internal memory that is expandable up to 32 GB via microSD card, and 1 GB of RAM.  The device has a 7-inch screen display…

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Who can forget the very successful NOOK Color? With Android ported into this e-reader, it became a hit not just to people who love books but to Android fanatics, as well. It’s been more than a year now, and it seems like Barnes and Noble (B&N) is about to release a new and better model of the NOOK Color, reportedly this November 7. There are strong rumors though that B&N is going to release the new device on the said date–a NOOK Color 2, codenamed the Acclaim.  The date, notably, is just about a week ahead of the Amazon Kindle…