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 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 NOOK app for Android has been updated this week with tons of improvements. Hot off the release of their new NOOK HD and HD+ tablets their apps are now going to support multiple new languages, as well as full support for the UK. The app also works with many new iDevices but we'll talk about Android here since that's all that matters.
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 app for Android has received a fancy new update this past week to go along with their new NOOK tablets. The new and improved NOOK app brings many of the features all those Kindle users have been enjoying. Things like full dictionary support, improved font and margin sizes, and zoom view support for multiple new devices.