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Microsoft & Barnes & Noble settle patent dispute, announce new company for digital reading

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Microsoft and Barnes & Noble have finally put an end to their patent dispute regarding the use of Android in Barnes & Noble’s NOOK, NOOK Color, and NOOK Tablet. The two companies announced today…

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Acer Tablets

Acer debuts 7-inch Honeycomb Iconia Tab A100 for $329

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Today, Acer announced the Iconia Tab A100. The seven-inch Android 3.2 tablet is the first to run Honeycomb at that size. This release shouldn’t come to anyones surprise. It’s been a few months sin…

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Tablets

Barnes & Noble Nook Color Review Remix: Just how good does Froyo make it?

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Want to know how to get a bunch of hate mail? Say something negative about Barnes & Noble Nook Color, the Android ereader that people like to pretend is a tablet when convenient, then hide behind the “o…

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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 News

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 Hacks

Nook Color gets rooted, shows off Angry Birds and LauncherPro

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In his review of Barnes & Noble’s e-reader Nook Color, Andrew mentioned that eventual root access perhaps could provide the somewhat limited tablet with extra functionality. Thanks to the industrious a…

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Android Devices

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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Android Devices

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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Android Devices

Barnes & Noble launches Nook Wi-Fi for $149, 3G version updated and lowered to $200

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Barnes & Noble has made its eBook reader less intrusive on the wallet, announcing both a $149 Wi-Fi only version of the Nook, and lowering the price on the 3G version to $199. The Nook Wi-Fi will offer the same…

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Barnes & Noble Nook ereader available in-stores and online this week

Android Devices

Barnes & Noble Nook ereader available in-stores and online this week

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The general theme of CES 2010 was that the only company not making an ereader is IKEA. Barnes & Noble’s Nook ereader could lose some of its luster thanks to several new competing products, but the comp…

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Barnes & Noble pushing update to Nook ereaders starting now

Android Devices

Barnes & Noble pushing update to Nook ereaders starting now

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Nook owners should see an update to their ereader in the coming days (if not moments). According to Gizmodo and reports from a few users, Barnes & Noble is pushing a firmware update with several new enhancem…

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Developers claim to have root access to Barnes & Noble Nook reader #android

Android Hacks

Developers claim to have root access to Barnes & Noble Nook reader #android

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The Barnes & Noble “Nook” ereader has been rooted. On Sunday night, the team of modders at NookDevs.com announced that they had discovered a DNS hack, followed by a teardown of the physical de…

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Barnes & Noble’s “Nook” ereader review roundup

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Barnes & Noble’s “Nook” ereader review roundup

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It’s several days later than I originally planned, but I finally got my hands on a Nook. Sadly, it was an in-store demo unit because I was late to pre-order the device and fell victim to unchecked, rampant m…

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