Congratulations on your purchase of the NOOK Tablet, NOOK Color, or NOOK Simple Touch, Barnes & Noble’s (simply B&N from here on) ebook readers. The NOOK Tablet, released in November 2011, is a souped-up NOOK Color, which itself debuted in November 2010. Both NOOK Tablet and NOOK Color feature multitouch VividView color screens—VividView is B&N lingo for a full-color touch screen. The NOOK Simple Touch, which first went on sale in June 2011, features an E Ink reading display that bears a remarkable resemblance to paper. The NOOK Tablet and NOOK Color resemble a tablet like the iPad or Samsung Galaxy in many ways, but B&N has intentionally focused it as an ereading device without the full set of features to be found in a tablet. ...

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