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Barnes & Noble NOOK HD and NOOK HD+ now available with Walmart

Shopping for a Nook HD or Nook HD+ has just become a bit easier for those in the US. Well, not necessarily easier, but more convenient given the newly announced availability with Walmart. Simply put, Walmart shoppers will now be able to pick up either of these Android based tablets.

B&N NOOK HD and NOOK HD+ available in the UK

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.

NOOK HD and NOOK HD+ tablets take on Kindle Fire HD

Barnes & Noble's response to the new Kindle Fire HD are here, and the NOOK HD and NOOK HD+ don't hold back. Each packing an HD-capable display - 7-inch 1440 x 900 on the HD, and 9-inch 1920 x 1280 on the HD+ - the two slates run a carefully-re-crafted version of Android with new multi-user Profile support.