Nook Gets Games with 1.3 Update


Nook Gets Games with 1.3 Update

With all the attention on Apple's iPad, the traditional E-Ink based e-book readers certainly have lots to do to regain the momentum. Barnes & Noble's nook, which has a separate LCD touchscreen along with the E-Ink screen, has just received a new update that promises to keep the e-book reader competitive. A major improvement for this Android based device has been its page turning speed compared to the Kindle 2 and in addition to that, there's even a couple of games thrown in.

PC World - Barnes & Noble on Friday released version 1.3 of the software for its Nook e-reader, which includes a Web browser, faster page turning, and several games. The Android-based Nook now also lets users read books for free in Barnes & Noble retail stores, and fixes a few bugs.

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