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NOOK Back-To-School Sale Offers $100 Worth Of Free Books, Study Guides

NOOK Back-To-School Sale Offers $100 Worth Of Free Books, Study Guides

Barnes & Noble has begun a back-to-school promotion for its NOOK e-reader that offers customers $100 worth of free books and study guides. The offer is available only to new purchases of the All-New NOOK, the NOOK Color, or the 1st Edition NOOK between now and September 12. Customers must register before October 31 to qualify.

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Barnes and Noble NOOK NYTimes Subscribers Get Web-Based Bonus

Barnes and Noble NOOK NYTimes Subscribers Get Web-Based Bonus

Those of you with a NOOK on hand that have a hankering for some most popular newspaper in the world reading are in luck, The New York Times is giving a bonus to everyone who loves their paper enough to get a subscription via Barnes & Noble's most lovable ereaders. Every NOOK, NOOKcolor (also known as NOOK Color) or all-new NOOK ereader owners, essentially anyone with access to the NOOK NewsStand will be able to get access to not only a subscription to The New York Times but to the NYTime.com website as well - double win!

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Barnes & Noble May 24 event confirmed: NOOKcolor 3G?

Barnes & Noble May 24 event confirmed: NOOKcolor 3G?

Barnes & Noble has sent out invitations to a New York City event later this month, presumably to debut the company's latest ereader. The invite for the May 24 launch gives nothing away, but thanks to an SEC filing last week we already know that there's new hardware on the way.

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Barnes & Noble confirms new ereader due May 24: NOOKcolor 3G?

Barnes & Noble confirms new ereader due May 24: NOOKcolor 3G?

Barnes & Noble's NOOKcolor turned out to be surprising success among those not only looking for an ereader but a bargain Android tablet as well, and with its latest firmware update B&N was all too pleased to enable the iPad-rivaling functionality. Now, the company has quietly revealed it will be launching a new ereader on May 24, according to an 8-K SEC filing.

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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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B&N NOOK NY Times subscribers get to bypass paywall

B&N NOOK NY Times subscribers get to bypass paywall

First Kindle users, now NOOK owners. Never wishing to be outdone by Amazon, Barnes & Noble has secured complimentary New York Times paywall access to those who already subscribe to the paper on their ereader. A date for the access is yet to be confirmed, and users will be contacted by email with more details.

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NOOK Kids for iPad Released [12,000 Books for Kids!]

NOOK Kids for iPad Released [12,000 Books for Kids!]

Barnes & Noble continues to up the ante in free apps meant to spread the book love from their library straight to your face, and not only via their popular NOOKcolor and Nook devices. The newest installation into this ever-growing group of reading programs is NOOK Kids for iPad. This app is totally free and contains access to more than 12,000 children's chapter books - each of them with the ability to look up words, take notes, zoom, change text appearance, and more! This of course is in addition to a collection of nearly 300 digital picture books in a completely kid-save environment on the iPad.

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NOOKcolor Selling On Barnes & Noble’s eBay Store For $199 After Coupon

NOOKcolor Selling On Barnes & Noble’s eBay Store For $199 After Coupon

The NOOKcolor is already a pretty awesome little e-book reader and not to mention totally hackable--having been successfully rooted with Android 3.0 Honeycomb by some skilled XDA devs. But Barnes & Noble continues to work hard pushing the device, recently hosting in-store demo events offering free Starbucks coffee to test drive the device. And now they've begun selling the NOOKcolor discounted on eBay.

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NOOKcolor Owner Creates Custom BOOKcase

NOOKcolor Owner Creates Custom BOOKcase

This is not the first time that someone's carved out a book to put electronics inside (everyone in the worlds' favorite case being, of course, in the The Matrix ala Neo's hacker disks,) but it is the first time we've seen one with a NOOKcolor in it. And not only that, but this particular book is heavily ironic, a great choice to be cutting up: Future Consumer .com, a book by Frank Feather.

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Android 3.0 Honeycomb ROM for NOOKcolor released [Update: Video]

Android 3.0 Honeycomb ROM for NOOKcolor released [Update: Video]

Having seen Barnes & Noble's NOOKcolor gifted with Android 3.0 Honeycomb, it's now your turn to catch a jump on Google's official reveal of the tablet-centric OS. The talented guys over at xda-developers have released a NOOKcolor Honeycomb ROM and it's surprisingly functional: the touchscreen, wireless and graphics acceleration all work.

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NookColor gets Android 3.0 Honeycomb

NookColor gets Android 3.0 Honeycomb

The Android 3.0 Honeycomb SDK was just released earlier this week and developers are already busy working on implementing the system on various devices. Developers may have just gotten the Android 3.0 Honeycomb to work on the NookColor, the increasingly popular Android based full color e-reader.

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General Purpose vs Use-Case Specific Tablets

General Purpose vs Use-Case Specific Tablets

At CES 2011 I gave a presentation at a research track geared to technology industry insiders. One of the points I made which I’d like to flesh out in this article briefly was how general purpose tablets and specific use tablets fit into the consumer landscape.

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