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B&N Throwing in the Towel: Will Stop Making Nook Tablets

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It looks like B&N is throwing in the towel when it comes to Nook tablet hardware. The company plans to instead turn towards partners for its tablet line.

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Rumor: Nook Preparing to End Android Tablet Endeavors, Microsoft Looking to Buy Nook

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An internal document claims Nook is ending its involvement in creating Android-based tablets by 2014, with Microsoft looking to buy the brand.

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Buy the Nook HD+ and Get a Free Nook Simple Touch For a Limited Time

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When you purchase a Nook HD+ between March 24, 2013, and March 31, 2013, you will also receive a free Nook Simple Touch E Ink reader, a $79 value.

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Kindle Fire HD 7-inch VS Nook HD: How Do They Compare?

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Things keep getting better in the 7-inch tablet market. First we had the release of Google’s Nexus 7 earlier this year, giving us a near vanilla Android experience. Next, we had a worthy successor to the popular Kindle Fire in the form of the Fire HD 7-inch and 8.9-inch models. Yesterday we received word that Nook was going the club ...

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Nook HD and HD+ Announced, Finally a Worthwhile Fire Competitor?

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Barnes & Noble has yet to truly excite us with their tablet offerings, but this might finally be changing. Today they announced a brand new set of tablets, the Nook HD and HD+.

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B&N Web Nook Leaves Smartphones and Tablets hanging

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Barnes & Noble launched its own “Nook For Web” experience today, allowing Nook to compete against iBooks, Kobo Instant Reader and Kindle's Cloud Reader.

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Microsoft Invests $300 Million In The Nook

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It seems Microsoft has now turned its sights on Barnes & Nobles' successful Nook line, investing $300 million into the Nook and, as a result, Microsoft will now own a 17.6% in a new entity made up from the investment.

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New Nook Has A Front-Lit eInk Display, Shipping May

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Earlier this week, we talked about how Amazon's Kindle might be getting integrated lighting that allows easy reading in the dark. Well, it seems that they weren't the only ones interested in moving in this direction, as a new Nook has made its way to Barnes & Noble stores showing a front-light embedded display over the E-ink display.

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Ubuntu Running On NOOK Tablet

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It looks like more of a proof of a principle than anything useful for an ordinary NOOK Tablet user. ARM port of Ubuntu smaller distribution made by AdamOutler and Loglud of XDA-Developers' fame runs on NOOK Tablet since December 9 already

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B&N Nook Color e-reader gets taste of Android Honeycomb

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Indeed, you can go nuts with some Google Android 3.0 Honeycomb love by way of the Barnes & Noble Nook Color e-reader. The ROM is now available for download.

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NOOK Color: B&N’s WiFi tablet with Apps, Mags and Books to cost $250

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Barnes & Noble this week let the NOOKcolor out of the bag. They claim it’s “the first full-color touch Reader’s Tablet to deliver digital books, magazines, newspapers and children’s books.” I guess they haven’t seen that thing called the iPad yet

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Barnes & Noble to ramp up Nook display just days after new Kindle release

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Even though the Apple iPad is getting the lion's share of attention these days, the e-Reader market is still as competitive as ever. Not to be outdone by its Amazon counterparts, Barnes & Noble is getting ready to go even bigger with its Nook e-ink reader.

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