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Microsoft May Be Adding E-Readers To Its Hardware Portfolio
2013-05-09 10:53:07

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Microsoft entered the tablet game last autumn with its first entry: Surface. Now one news source is saying the Redmond, Washington-based company may be looking to add e-readers to its hardware portfolio as well as expand its digital content distribution. TechCrunch today is reporting that Microsoft is looking to buy the digital assets of Barnes & Noble´s Nook Media LLC, a business run by the bookstore chain and other...

2012-12-16 05:03:32

The most popular family-friendly virtual pet game for Android, Furdiburb®, is now available for NOOK Family of Devices by Barnes & Noble. Furdiburb®, independently developed by Sheado.net, is a combination of virtual pet, puzzle, and adventure. For more details, please check out the company site at http://www.Sheado.net/pet Orange, CA (PRWEB) December 14, 2012 After vacationing on Earth, Furdiburb's parents accidentally leave their baby alien behind. Players adopt their virtual...

Microsoft, Barnes & Noble Partner For NOOK Media
2012-10-04 21:02:26

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The previously announced subsidiary started by Microsoft and Barnes & Noble finally has a name and a business model. This week, the two companies announced NOOK Media, a subsidiary that includes Barnes & Noble's NOOK Digital and College Business as well as Microsoft Investment to Advance Digital Reading Experience. A preliminary announcement on the partnership was made in April, when Microsoft made an investment of $300...

New Nook HDs Aim For Kindle
2012-09-26 19:02:41

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Barnes & Noble is releasing two new Nook tablets which will keep the bookseller's tablets in play for the holiday season. Nook HD and Nook HD+ are 7-inch and 9-inch tablets, respectively, with high resolution displays that gear the slates for video and entertainment. Both Android tablets will be available in the U.S. and U.K., and are slated for a fall release, which is likely late October. Barnes & Noble began taking...

Barnes & Noble Cuts Nook Prices
2012-08-14 10:12:20

John Neumann for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Barnes & Noble´s 7-inch Nook Color and Nook Tablet devices are feeling the pressure from an increased number of tablets and e-readers and are now available with price cuts. This comes after rivals such as the Amazon Kindle Fire and Google´s Nexus 7 have proven popular at the Nook´s expense. Barnes & Noble´s flagship 16-GB Nook Tablet, a 7-inch, full-color touch tablet has been marked down from $249 to $199,...

2012-01-30 08:00:00

Xform Computing, Inc. announces its AlwaysOnPC solution is now available in the Barnes & Noble Nook Apps store. With a complete Personal Cloud Desktop, the app multiplies the power and productivity abilities of the Nook Tablet offering with features such as Chrome Browser with extensions like Evernote Web Clipper, and a full desktop version of OpenOffice Suite with Dropbox access. Santa Barbara, CA (PRWEB) January 30, 2012 Xform Computing, Inc. announces its AlwaysOnPC mobile App for...

Nook Color Gets Largest Ever Upgrade, Adds Netflix, Flixster
2011-12-13 05:51:42

Barnes & Noble released a major software update on Monday to its Nook Color, adding many of the features now found in the Nook Tablet. Describing the upgrade as the "largest ever for the device," Barnes & Noble said the new features go well beyond basic performance improvements. “Already the visual appearance between Nook Tablet and Nook Color made it hard to differentiate, and now with Color's version 1.4.1 update, the feature set is beginning to look decidedly similar to...


Latest NOOK Tablet Reference Libraries

Barnes & Noble Nook
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Nook is a brand of e-reader developed by Barnes & Noble with the original device released in November 2009. It featured both Wi-Fi and AT&T 3G, with a 6 inch display and a smaller touchscreen for data input. Since then there has been multiple versions and upgrades. A Wi-Fi only version released in June 2010 and the Nook color using LCD in November 2010. The second generation Nook was released in June 2011, and in February 2012 an upgrade was released to the Wi-Fi only version....

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