Barnes & Noble Nook HD and Nook HD+ Become Real Android Tablets – Update to Include Google Play, Other Google Services

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Fork Android and the likelihood that Android sites and enthusiasts are going to care much for your products is slim to none. Take the Nook HD and Nook HD+ as prime examples. When these new tablets were announced back in September, our readers cared enough to drop 16 comments on the announcement post. We realized at that moment that there was no need to talk about these products any longer. Whether you agree with that stance or not, I can tell you that we have not received one email related to either since that day. It is what it is.  (more…)

Barnes & Noble Announces Nook HD, Nook HD+, and Simple Touch Tablets

This morning, Barnes & Noble released their newest lineup of Nook tablets, not to be out shined by Amazon’s Kindle lineup. Leading the pack is their new Nook HD+ and Nook HD slates, which sport full HD displays and some pretty impressive specs to boot. The Nook HD+ sports a 9″ display at 1920 x 1280 resolution, 256 ppi, and is powered by a 1.5GHz OMAP 4470 processor, while the Nook HD is a 7″ 1440 x 900, 243 ppi, with the same chipset. (more…)