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The NOOK™ Book: An Unofficial Guide: Everything You Need to Know for the NOOK, NOOK Color, and NOOK Study, Second Edition

Book Description

Make the Most of Your B&N NOOKcolor or NOOK ebook Reader!

Read books, play media, get free content, uncover powerful, little-known features you’ll love!

Do all this, and much more...

  • Learn about the NOOKstudy capabilities

  • Root your NOOKcolor to add third-party apps from the Android Market

  • Find and read free books on your NOOKcolor or NOOK

  • Use B&N’s unique LendMe™ feature to lend and borrow books

  • Play music, audiobooks, podcasts, even video

  • Automatically download full-color book covers

  • Use your NOOKcolor to browse the web

  • Add highlights, notes, and bookmarks

  • Read B&N ebooks on your iPhone, iPad, computer, Android phone, or Blackberry

  • Set up your own color wallpaper or screensaver

  • Publish your own ebooks with B&N PubIt

  • Download and use B&N NOOK apps

  • Learn how to use NOOK Friends to recommend books and give updates

  • Read enhanced ebooks with video and audio

  • Read B&N children’s books with interactive activities

Table of Contents

  1. Title Page
  2. Copyright Page
  3. Dedication
  4. Table of Contents
  5. About the Author
  6. Acknowledgments
  7. We Want to Hear from You!
  8. Reader Services
  9. Introduction to the Second Edition
  10. Introduction
  11. Part I: NOOK Color
    1. Chapter 1. Getting Started with Your NOOK Color
    2. Chapter 2. Customizing and Configuring Your NOOK Color
    3. Chapter 3. Reading on Your NOOK Color and Beyond
    4. Chapter 4. Lending and Borrowing Books with LendMe on Your NOOK Color
    5. Chapter 5. Using Highlights, Bookmarks, and Annotations
    6. Chapter 6. Playing Music, Audiobooks, Podcasts, and Videos
    7. Chapter 7. Using NOOK Apps and Surfing the Web
    8. Chapter 8. Using the Social Features of Your NOOK Color
    9. Chapter 9. Shopping and Visiting B&N on Your NOOK Color
    10. Chapter 10. Rooting Your NOOK Color
  12. Part II: NOOK
    1. Chapter 11. Getting Started with Your NOOK
    2. Chapter 12. Customizing and Configuring Your NOOK
    3. Chapter 13. Reading on Your NOOK and Beyond
    4. Chapter 14. Lending and Borrowing Books on Your NOOK Using LendMe
    5. Chapter 15. Using Highlights, Bookmarks, and Annotations
    6. Chapter 16. Using the Social Features of Your NOOK
    7. Chapter 17. Shopping and Visiting B&N on Your NOOK
  13. Part III: Beyond the NOOKs
    1. Chapter 18. Reading Beyond Your NOOK
    2. Chapter 19. Managing Your ebooks with Calibre
    3. Chapter 20. Using My NOOK Library
    4. Chapter 21. Using PubIt to Sell Your ebooks
  14. Appendix A. Understanding ebook Formats
  15. Appendix B. Sources for ebooks Other than B&N
  16. Appendix C. Sideloading Adobe Digital Editions
  17. Appendix D. Using Picasa to Create Wallpapers and Screensavers
  18. Appendix E. Can I Read This Here?
  19. Appendix F. Frequently Asked Questions
  20. Index