Amazon tablet to combat Apple iPad this October

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People are saying an Amazon-branded tablet device is being geared for October. The irony is that Amazon could very well go with Android for its tablet… considering Google just stepped into its turf with the Story HD and, even before that, the rise of Google Books.

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Nook Color Gets Official Android 2.2 Update

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The hacking and modding community has known about this little secret for a while: The Barnes & Noble Nook Color is one of the best and cheapest Android tablets you can get, assuming that you’re willing to root it. Well, that last part no longer applies, because B&N has unleashed a true Android 2.2 update for its Nook Color.

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e-reader sales to reach $8.2 billion by 2014

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As it stands, global e-book reader sales were recorded at about $1.9 billion last year with a total of just under 11 million units sold. According to Yankee Group, those numbers will increase to $8.2 billion and nearly 72 million units, respectively, by 2014. That’s a lot of growth.

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B&N Nook Color gets upgraded to true tablet PC status?

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When it comes to the world of e-book readers, the Barnes & Noble Nook Color is a fairly unique breed. That’s because it’s really running Android under the hood, making it one of the cheapest Android “tablets” available on the market. B&N has been selling it as an e-reader, but it seems that the device’s […]

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Barnes & Noble Nook e-reader dropped to $150

Barnes & Noble Nook dropped in price

One of the common speedbumps encountered by people interested in e-book readers is the cost of the device itself. This barrier to entry is getting easier to overcome, especially with today’s announcement of Barnes & Noble Nook. It may not get the same kind of attention as the Amazon Kindle, but it is just as powerful a device and even has a color screen to boot.

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