Barnes & Nobles renewed its commitment to its NOOK devices, hinting to at least one release scheduled for the holiday season and more under development. This is a complete U-turn from previous reports of the company axing its line of tablets.
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announced support for the Barnes & Noble NOOK HD and NOOK HD+ tablets earlier in the week. The catch was, while the support was announced the downloads were not yet available. That being said, those who happen to be sporting either tablet will be happy to learn those nightly builds are now ready to download.
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.
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 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.
Barnes & Noble's tablets are ready to go head to head with Apple's iPad and iPad mini in the UK. The tablets use the latest version of B&N's customized version of Android. This customized version of the OS replaces the standard Android, which could be a good thing or a bad thing, depending on your preferences. Either way, these tablets come in at a competitive price point, and they could shake up the tablet market in the UK.