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ViewSonic Targets eReaders with its New Android Tablet, ViewBook 730

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Today, Viewsonic announced the release of its 7 inch ViewBook 730 Android tablet. The ViewBook 730 isn’t exactly game changing, but it’s a product in the multi-purpose eReader/tablet catego…

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Android News

Microsoft sues Barnes & Noble over Android’s alleged patent violations

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Microsoft has filed suit against Barnes & Noble and two Android equipment manufacturers over alleged violations of its patents in Android products. The alleged patent violations are numerous, but Mic…

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Android

Google adds Books to the Android Market webstore

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Google previously secured a Books landing page in the Android Market website, and that page has just been updated to support eBooks on Android. The new web store shows thousands of paid and free books that can be…

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Lifestyle

Aldiko 2.0 refreshes one of Android’s best ereader apps

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Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and Borders are the big names when it comes to reading eBooks on Android, but independent Aldiko is quite a suitable app for reading your already owned eBooks. Version 2.0 of the app h…

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Google eBookstore Launches in the U.S.

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The Google eBookstore has launched along with apps for Android 2.1 or higher, and iOS 3.0 or higher, and support for browsers, Nook eReaders and Sony Readers. The site says that the books aren’t compatib…

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Android Devices

Nook Color: Great reader, so-so tablet

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Anyone who listened to the AndroidGuys podcast last night heard my first impressions of the Barnes & Noble Nook Color. While I have been pleased and somewhat impressed by this Android-based reader with so…

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Barnes & Noble Nook Color Unboxing & Hands-on [Video]

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The Barnes & Noble Nook Color is the first second-generation Android-based ereader. Its predecessor was an e-ink screen designed for longer battery life and less strain on the eyes during long-term read…

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Barnes & Noble sends out NOOKColor, Nook update coming next

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The Barnes & Noble NOOKColor ereader/Android tablet is shipping early to stores and customers. The NOOKColor demo units have arrived in some stores already, and remaining units will arrive shortly at Ba…

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Barnes & Noble opens Nook Developer program: we’re not building app store, just enhancing book store

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Nook Color is more of an Android ereader with “extras” than it is an Android tablet. Barnes & Noble makes it clear that this is a reading device first and foremost. Naturally, they want apps that will enhance…

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Barnes & Noble announce Nook Color: $249 color e-reader and Android tablet

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Barnes & Noble has confirmed the Nook Color, a full-color touchscreen e-reader and tablet all in one – all powered by Android. At a special unveiling in New York, America’s largest book retai…

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Android Devices

Rumor: Barnes & Noble readying full-color NOOK e-reader

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When Barnes & Noble began sending invites to a “big event” next week in New York City, people immediately began whispering that an Android-based Nook e-reader with color was on the way. CNET r…

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Android Apps

Barnes & Noble “NOOK” ereader now available for your phone

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Barnes & Noble have released its NOOK for Android, an ereader application designed for Android devices running Android 1.6 or higher. Barnes & Noble was among the first companies to offer an Android-…

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Lifestyle

BORDERS opens bookstore for Android

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Amazon has its Kindle and apps, Barnes & Noble has its Nook and store, and Borders has joined the party with its own eBook store. Borders has launched its digital book store, along with a mobile app for purcha…

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Android Apps

Amazon’s Kindle for Android app now available in the Market

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Despite the speculation that the Kindle app was not going to be available until later this summer, it has just become available in the Market. As far as features, if you are a Kindle user on any other platform you w…

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Pandigital Novel Android reader coming next month for $199.99

Android Devices

Pandigital Novel Android reader coming next month for $199.99

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Still not convinced by the Barnes & Nobel Nook or Spring Design Alex ereaders? There’s another Android-based tablet design for reading books, only this time it’s a 7-inch color multimedia d…

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