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B&N launches Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 NOOK tablet for $400

Barnes & Noble stopped developing its own NOOK tablets a while back, and instead partnered with Samsung to sell Android tablets pre-loaded with NOOK software. The first model was last year’s Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK, which was basically a special edition of an existing $179 tablet. This year the companies are trying something a bit […]

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B&N launches NOOK Audiobooks app for Android, offers 2 free audiobooks

Barnes & Noble wants you to give its new audiobook app for Android a try… and it’s giving away some free books to get you hooked. The new NOOK Audiobooks app is available as a free download from the Google Play Store, and for a limited time when you install the app and sign in […]

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Lilbits (10-15-2014): Android 5.0 SDK arrives Friday

The first phones and tablets with Google Android 5.0 Lollipop software should begin shipping in early November. But ahead of that launch, Google will release the final Android 5.0 software developer kit. It’s coming on Friday, October 17th. That’s when developers will be able to download the latest tools to help polish their apps for […]

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OverDrive and NOOK bring digital newspaper, magazine lending to libraries

OverDrive is the company that provides the platform most public libraries in the United States use to lend eBooks to patrons. Now the company is expanding into periodicals thanks to a partnership with Barnes & Noble’s NOOK Media subsidiary. The deal means that you may soon be able to check out issues of newspapers or […]