Barnes & Noble Nook Now Runs Netflix and More

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Barnes & Noble Nook Now Runs Netflix and More


barnes-and-noble-nook-color-tablet.jpgBarnes & Noble recently updated the NOOK Color with the largest software update to the device now available at no cost (www.nookcolor.com/update). Customers can enjoy popular movies and TV shows through leading services like Netflix and Flixster, with others coming soon. The update also brings faster, easier access to the digital catalog of color and interactive books, magazines, children's books, apps, and now comics and graphic novels.

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Adding to the growing collection of NOOK Apps, children's apps, games and more, NOOK Color customers can download Netflix to watch movies and TV shows, and Flixster which, through the UltraViolet standard, will allow consumers to access their digital movies and TV shows on the go. NOOK Color owners can also listen to music using Pandora, Rhapsody, Grooveshark and MOG. In addition, NOOK Color owners can listen to their own songs with the built-in music player.

NOOK Color customers can shop the world's largest bookstore, featuring more than 2.5 million books, enhanced books, interactive magazines, newspapers, children's books, and now comics and graphic novels. Highlights include:

• NOOK Newsstand: Choose from more than 300 newspapers and full-color, interactive magazines, including bestsellers PEOPLE, Food Network Magazine, Us Weekly, SPORTS ILLUSTRATED, TIME, National Geographic and many others.
• New NOOK Comics: NOOK Color customers can now access a large collection of full-color comics, graphic novels and kids' comics in high resolution, including Halo Uprising and other Marvel greats like Ultimate Spider-Man, The Astonishing X-Men, and Hulk: Planet Hulk, among others. NOOK Color customers can also enjoy titles from other leading publishers, including Archie - with series starring the redheaded star, plus pals Jughead and Betty & Veronica - IDW and Dynamite.
• NOOK Kids: With a collection of more than 1,000 interactive children's picture books and more than 12,000 chapter books, children and parents can interact with built-in narration and engaging in-page animation and activities. Beginning readers can also enjoy new I Can Read series titles, plus Judy Blume's popular Fudge series including Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing and many more through the expanded chapter book collection.
• NOOK Books: Barnes & Noble continues to expand its NOOK Bookstore with the vast majority of books available for $9.99 or less. Customers can enjoy new titles including 11/22/63 from Stephen King and Happy Accidents by Jane Lynch, or bestsellers including Explosive Eighteen by Janet Evanovich, Paula Deen's Southern Cooking Bible, Inheritance by Christopher Paolini, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson and many more.

A free over-the-air (OTA) update is currently available.

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• Read more streaming, apps, and download news from HomeTheaterReview.com.
• See a review for the iPad 3G, a competitor for the NOOK.


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