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Barnes & Noble’s NOOK Tablet arrives at $249

As expected, Barnes & Noble unveiled the latest member of their NOOK family today in the form of the NOOK Tablet.  Grabbing the baton passed off by the NOOK Color,

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Barnes & Noble tablet rumors found in every NOOK and cranny

If rumors are correct, Barnes & Noble is gearing up to announce their first actual tablet just in time to rival Amazon’s Kindle Fire. A few media outlets have obtained

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Barnes & Noble Introduce All-New, Android-Powered NOOK

And there you have it, another NOOK from Barnes & Noble. Officially unveiled this morning at a New York press event, the Simple Touch Reader, features a 6-inch touchscreen with

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How to Watch Netflix on Your Rooted nookCOLOR

As many of you already know the Netflix app was released for Android not long ago.  At the time of release the app only supported a handful of devices.  Supported

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Barnes & Noble Expected to Announce Another Nook on May 24

Barnes & Noble is expected to announce another device in their NOOK lineup later this month, possibly more powerful than its predecessors.  Although the full details remain hazy at this

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Barnes & Noble Accuses Microsoft of Anti-Android Scheme

In response to a lawsuit brought by Microsoft claiming that Android-based Nook devices infringe on patents, Barnes & Noble has fired back, asserting that Microsoft is misusing their patents in

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NOOK Color v1.2 Adds Support for Apps, Email, and More!

Barnes & Noble announced a large firmware update today for their popular NOOK Color, including Froyo and Adobe Flash support as well as other tablet-like options. As we’ve been anticipating

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New Tools, Services Added to NOOK Developer Program

The Nook Developer program just shifted into a higher gear today, adding new services and developer tools.  Some of you may recall the program kicking off back in the fall

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CM7 for Nook Color gets Video Playback Fix and RC Status!

For those of you who have taken advantage of the fact that the Barnes and Noble Nook Color is Android powered and hackable, there is good news from the Cyanogen Mod team that has been working on CM7 for the device. The latest nightly build has DSP/Video playback enabled, taking care of the audio lag on the device whilst watching video media. After installing this build on my device, I can tell you that video works really well, with a great framerate.

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NOOK Color To Get App Store and Flash In April

It looks like NOOK Color users will soon have less of an incentive to root their devices. Come April, the NOOK is about to change in a pretty significant way.

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Tonight on AGTN!

As Ray Walters, one of the hosts of AGTN always says, “It is once again Thursday, and you know what that means!  It is once again time for the Android

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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

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Barnes and Noble Updates Nook App, Promises More for Honeycomb

Barnes and Noble have certainly gotten on board the Android gravy train, with both their app and their reader device that is Android powered.  Recently, B and N updated their

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Barnes & Noble: No Plans for Android Market on NOOKcolor

We were contacted by a representative this afternoon regarding the alleged NOOKcolor update due in January. As we feared, the news was too good to be true. The NOOKcolor is not getting the Android Market as part of any update, nor has one been announced for January.

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NOOKColor’s Android 2.2 Update May Add Android Market

Huge news coming out of the eReader market today surrounding the NOOKcolor’s Android 2.2 update. According to Smartphone Magazine, the update coming in January 2011 may possibly bring the Android Market along for the ride.