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Barnes & Noble may launch Nook Color 2 in September

Barnes & Noble may launch Nook Color 2 in September

Barnes & Noble's may be launching a second-generation Nook Color sometime in September, according to sources from the supply side. The Nook Color is one of the only e-readers to offer a simple lightweight e-reader experience as well as some tablet functionality with its color touchscreen LCD display and Android-powered interface capable of web-browsing, email, and apps.

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Time Bringing All 21 Magazines To iPad

Time Bringing All 21 Magazines To iPad

iPad users will now have more access to traditional magazines than ever before. Today, Time Inc. announced plans to bring its entire publishing portfolio of 21 magazines to the iPad before the end of 2011. The company already offers digital versions for four of its biggest magazines, including Sports Illustrated, Time, Fortune, and People, which will now be joined by other popular titles such as Entertainment Weekly, In Style, and Real Simple.

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Nook Color First To Get Angry Birds With Location-Based Magic Places

Nook Color First To Get Angry Birds With Location-Based Magic Places

Rovio has been busy developing a new location-based feature for its immensely popular Angry Birds game. The new game format called Angry Birds Magic will have real-world tie-ins that let users unlock extra game content depending on where they're physically located. Today, we find out that the lucky users of Barnes & Noble's Nook Color e-readers will be the very first to try out Angry Birds Magic.

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Nook Color hacked to run MeeGo

Nook Color hacked to run MeeGo

The Nook Color eReader from Barnes & Noble started out life as a color screen reader that would let people read with full color images and such. The cool thing about the Nook Color was that it runs Android and that OS opened the doors for all sorts of cool hacks to surface including some for new versions of Android and a lot more. For instance, you can get Android 3.0 on the Nook Color if you want using available hacks.

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NOOK Color Now Limits Sideload To 1GB

NOOK Color Now Limits Sideload To 1GB

If you're planning to get a Barnes & Noble NOOK Color e-reader thinking you can sideload a bunch of music and movies to it, think again. Today, it was discovered that a new version of the NOOK Color is hitting stores that has been partitioned to allow only 1GB of its 5GB storage for sideloaded content.

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Some users facing bricked Nook Color eReaders after 1.2 update

Some users facing bricked Nook Color eReaders after 1.2 update

There were a lot of Nook Color users who were excited this week when the 1.2 update for the eReader firmware was launched. The Nook Color runs Android and the update brought with it new apps, features, and email access. This was the first big step from Barnes & Noble towards making the eReader into a real Android tablet. At the time, we told the owners of the tablet that they could either wait for the update to be applied automatically, or it could be applied manually.

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NOOK Color Adds New Exclusive Game: Aces Bubble Popper

NOOK Color Adds New Exclusive Game: Aces Bubble Popper

The Barnes & Noble NOOK Color eReader is really setting itself apart from the competition. Earlier this week, the eReader got a firmware update that brought new features including NOOK Email and apps. The ability to download apps is perhaps the niftiest part and included several games for the eReader. New games will likely be piled on quickly, and today's latest release is the Aces Bubble Popper from Concrete Software, who also released Aces Jewel Hunt and Pocket Ants for the device.

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Nook Color gets email, apps and more with new update

Nook Color gets email, apps and more with new update

The eReader market is flooded with a bunch of devices that have the same basic functionality. Some are nowhere near as popular as other readers are though and while the Amazon Kindle is one of the most popular, it's not as interesting to some as the Nook Color. A color screen on an eReader is a unique feature right now and when you factor in that the Color runs the Android OS all sorts of hacks and mods are possible. For a while, users were doing just that with hacks and mods to get more functionality out of the device.

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