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B&N NOOK HD visits the FCC, shipping November 8th

The Barnes & Noble NOOK HD is a tablet with a 7 inch, 1440 x 900 pixel display, a customized version of the Android 4.0 operating system, and a 1.3 GHz TI OMAP 4470 CPU. B&N is taking pre-orders for $199 and up, and expects to deliver the tablet starting November 8th. That’s just a […]

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CyanogenMod 10 Alpha brings Android 4.1 to the NOOK Color

Almost exactly two years after Barnes & Noble first released the NOOK Color, a team of independent developers have released an unofficial build of Android 4.1 Jelly Bean for the 7 inch tablet. Update: This is now an official build. You can download the latest builds directly from the CyanogenMod download page. The NOOK Color […]

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B&N subsidiary NOOK Media LLC takes over bookseller’s digital, college businesses

Barnes & Noble and Microsoft have completed their plans to create a new B&N subsidiary called NOOK Media LLC (previously called NewCo). The new division will be responsible for the Barnes & Noble NOOK eBook devices, digital media sales, and the NOOK College business. Microsoft invested $300 million in the deal, and we should see […]

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NOOK tablets, eReaders hit the UK for £79 and up

Barnes & Noble isn’t just launching its new NOOK HD and NOOK HD+ tablets in the US this fall. Both of the company’s new tablets will be available in the UK in late November. The company is already selling its NOOK Simple Touch and NOOK Simple Touch GlowLight eReaders with E Ink displays in the […]

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B&N NOOK eReaders, eBook store heading to the UK in October

US bookseller Barnes & Noble is bringing its NOOK digital book readers and online bookstore to the UK. Starting in October, UK residents will be able to pick up a NOOK Simple Touch or NOOK Simple Touch with GlowLight online or at partnering retailers. The online NOOK store will also offer more than 2.5 million […]