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Tablets

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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Firmware updates

Nook Color update adds Netflix, Flixster, Comics, and “100 enhancements”

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Hey there, Nook Color owners. Feeling down that a year after you purchased Barnes & Noble’s first attempt at a sorta-tablet, the company already has a proper tablet on the market? Don’t be, be…

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Tablets

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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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 Devices

Barnes & Noble Nook Color gets Froyo, Flash, and Apps in new Android ereader/tablet update

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The Barnes & Noble Nook Color launched as an ereader with tablet-like features. Enterprising Android users eventually rooted the device and brought up to tablet pedigree a little higher, but the vast maj…

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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

Video of Honeycomb on the Nook Color

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I have to say up front, the guys at xda are my heroes. Regardless of how much I love Android, I am constantly amazed at what the xda guys pull off, and how quickly. The timeline goes like this: January 26th – Go…

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Tablets

NOOK Color getting Android Market, Froyo next month [RUMOR]

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UPDATE: Just got a call from Barnes & Noble and as suspected, they say this is false. Barnes & Noble has absolutely no plans to bring the Android Market to the Nook Color and “Are committed to NOOKD…

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Android Devices

Barnes & Noble Nook Color Review: Read Me, Love Me

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There are times when mingling two independently intriguing elements can produce amazing results. One man’s chocolate getting into another’s peanut butter (or vice versa) birthed Reese̵…

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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

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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Android Devices

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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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 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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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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