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The NOOK Book: An Unofficial Guide: Everything you need to know about the NOOK HD, NOOK HD+, NOOK SimpleTouch, and NOOK Reading Apps Fourth Edition by Patrick Kanouse

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Introduction

Congratulations on your purchase of the NOOK® HD, NOOK HD+, or NOOK Simple Touch, Barnes & Noble’s (simply B&N from here on) ebook readers. The NOOK HD+ and NOOK HD, released in November 2012, are a complete redesign of the NOOK Tablet and NOOK Color, which debuted September 2011. Both the NOOK HDs feature high-definition color touch screens. The NOOK Simple Touch, which first went on sale in June 2011 and was updated in 2012 with GlowLight, features an E Ink reading display that bears a remarkable resemblance to paper. The NOOK HDs resemble a tablet like the iPad or Google Nexus, but B&N has intentionally focused it as an ereading device, so although it has apps and video and music, B&N has designed the NOOK HDs to be readers. ...

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