There are two things Android could not live without – development and the Android Market (among other things). There are those few manufacturers that chose not to get approved by Google, and their devices end up being released without the Android Market (or Google Apps, in general). Once developers get ... Read More »
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Can Barnes & Noble launch a device that can compete with Amazon’s wildly popular Kindle Fire? Today the oldest and largest book retailer in the US announced the Nook Tablet, which launches next week and will retail for $249. That’s a $50 premium over the $199 Kindle, so let’s take a closer look at ... Read More »
The Kindle Fire is about to get some pretty decent competition in the full-color ereader market. According to The Digital Reader, multiple sources have confirmed that the Barnes and Noble Nook Color 2 is set to launch on November 7th, a full 8 days sooner than the latest offering from Amazon.
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Digitimes is reporting that suppliers in Taiwan are currently shipping components for Barnes & Noble’s follow-up to last year’s Nook Color. Touch panels are coming from TPK Holding and assembly will be handled by Inventec and Pegatron with a production capacity of approximately 2-3 million units by the end of 2011.
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Deeper-blue has been teasing us with images and video of Android 3.0 on his NOOKcolor for a few days now. In that time, he’s managed to enable support for the touchscreen, accelerometer, hardware buttons, wireless connectivity, and even graphic acceleration. Development progress has been quick, but in an effort to speed things ... Read More »
We’re already talked about the NOOKcolor as an Android tablet, but you probably wouldn’t have thought that it would be the first device to get an unofficial Honeycomb (Android 3.0) port. The good folks over at XDA-Developers have managed to extract an Android 3.0 build from the SDK preview that Google made available ... Read More »
The Nook Color is currently the best Android powered e-reader, but things could get a lot more interesting come January. Apparently, Barnes & Nobile is already testing out Android 2.2 which will deliver quite a few new features. The Android 2.2 update (currently on track for a January release) will bring improvements to battery life, enable ... Read More »
The fine people over at XDA have another trophy on their wall in the form of the Barnes and Noble NOOK Color.
The team has so far shown off the tablet/e-reader running Angry Birds, launcher pro, and a couple other extras. Reportedly Angry Birds runs “as smoothly as on the Galaxy Tab,” but there hasn’t ... Read More »
It’s an e-reader. It’s a tablet. Meet the NOOKcolor by Barnes & Noble.
Barnes & Noble just unveiled the successor to the original NOOK, which is a 7 inch Android-powered tablet that claims to be “The ultimate reading experience”. The NOOKcolor is already available for pre-order on bn.com at $249 and is expected to ship around ... Read More »