Barnes & Noble has announced a price cut for the NOOK HD and NOOK HD+ tablets. This time around the price cuts are for those in the US market, however the newly lowered price will only be available for a limited time. Barnes & Noble has timed this drop in price with Mother's Day and as such, these prices will only be in effect through May 12.
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Barnes & Noble. Just like Amazon, they took the approach of launching Android tablets with their own Nook Store for apps, but today they've changed their tune. Starting today, users will be receiving full access to the Google Play Store on the NOOK HD, and HD+ tablets. Now that $199 slate finally will have everything the others do.
NOOK. Barnes & Noble has announced the upcoming availability of in-app purchasing. This support is said to be coming "soon." More specifically, Barnes & Noble has said that "thousands of the most-requested games and apps featuring in-app purchasing" will be available in the coming weeks and months.
NOOK Color tablet has been around for some time. It has seen its fair share of update from B&N specifically, but they've basically stopped any sort of support. While the device runs on Android we've seen various ROM's and development for the slate, and now Android 4.2 has arrived (and beat most tablets) thanks to those hard working developers.
Barnes & Noble has both announced the date when they would be releasing their third quarter earnings for fiscal year 2013 and also offered a warning for investors. According to details coming from the Barnes & Noble issued statement, the third quarter earnings results would arrive before the market opens on February 28. In addition to the earnings report, the company will also have an investor conference call that same day.
CyanogenMod that will get Jelly Bean on your Nook HD+, however we suspect not everyone is going to want to go that route. If that happens to be the case for you, there is now another option to consider. That being said though, this latest option, which comes by way of N2A Cards does have one point that may turn some away.
Nook. Except, this promotion is one that will benefit others, as opposed to yourself. Simply put, if you buy a Nook, Barnes & Noble will give a book. The promotion is called “Buy a NOOK, We’ll Give a Book” and the key here is who will be getting the book.
Nook Video back in September and as we often see with new video offerings, the availability was limited to select markets. In the case of Nook Video, this was made available for those in the US with the promise of UK availability coming before Christmas.
Amazon is not the only company seeing a huge increase in sales over the craziest shopping weekend of the year. In fact, Barnes & Noble is reporting that it sold double the amount of NOOK units over the Thanksgiving weekend. B&N says that NOOK sales "doubled over the four-day Black Friday weekend, across all channels, based on information provided by our channel partners on a sell-through basis compared to the similar period last year.”