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Amazon Kindle Fire will run on Android and run Android apps, will also feature Netflix and Pandora

So Barnes and Noble has officially made known that they plan on entering the tablet market with their NOOK Tablet. This announcement came after Amazon unveiled their first tablet device, the Kindle Fire. Both of these devices run on Android, albeit a heavily modified version of our favorite mobile OS. But, it has been awhile since Amazon introduced all… Read more

Barnes and Noble Nook Tablet officially announced

We had already seen that the Nook Tablet was the real thing a few days ago, and Barnes and Noble has stuck to their schedule and officially announced the newest member of the Nook family this morning on the East coast. The device looks exactly like the original Nook Color, but the internals are certainly geared more towards a “tablet” experience, rather… Read more

Barnes & Noble NOOK Color 2 could land as early as this month

If you’re in the market for an Android-based tablet, but don’t want to spend the money for one of those “high-end” devices, then you’ve probably heard someone mention the Barnes & Noble NOOK Color. While it’s positioned as an eReader, the device itself actually works quite well for a mid-range tablet device, after some modifications. With that in mind, it… Read more

Barnes & Noble NOOK Color updated to version 1.3.0

For those of you out there with a Barnes & Noble NOOK Color, today is your lucky day. If you like updates, anyway. The giant book seller has announced via their official blog that the Color has been graced with a brand new update, which is available right now. Along with the standard performance improvements, this update actually packs in a few interesting… Read more

Barnes and Noble announce new NOOK: The Simple Touch Reader

Barnes & Noble announced today pre-order availability for their new simplified Nook e-book reader, The Simple Touch. This Wi-Fi-only e-ink tablet runs $139 and will be shipping on June 10th. The 6″ display is black & white, and, as the title suggests, is touch sensitive. The Simple Touch runs Android 2.1 without Market access. But B&N is launching a new… Read more

Run Honeycomb from NOOKcolor SD card

This is great news for people who like testing new software and tinkering around without actually altering (and potentially damaging) their hard earned gear. XDA-Developers member deeper-blue has made public his project that patches together the Honeycomb SDK emulator images, parts of CyanogenMod, and other little bits, allowing Android 3.0 to run on a… Read more