Chapter 1. Getting Started with Your NOOKcolor

If you’re reading this book on your NOOKcolor, you’ve actually already made it past setting up your NOOKcolor. Now you’re ready to begin reading and discovering all the incredible things your NOOKcolor can do.

Note

Barnes & Noble uses a lowercase n when it spells NOOKcolor and for the NOOKcolor’s logo.

Before getting into the details of using your NOOKcolor, let’s go over some things you need to do right away.

Understanding NOOKcolor Gestures

The NOOKcolor, excepting the Power button, Home button, and volume controls, is controlled by gestures:

Tap:This is the most common gesture. Just press your finger to the screen and raise it. Usually you use this gesture with buttons and covers.

Press ...

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