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The Kobo eReader isn't a bad little basic e-book reader, but it's just not a compelling deal now that the more full-featured Barnes & Noble Nook has matched its low price.
Apple's iOS 4 comes out today; a poster for Facebook flick "The Social Network" hits the Web; and Barnes & Noble introduces a second, less-expensive Nook e-reader.
From the company better known for its digital photo frames comes the Pandigital Novel e-book reader, which features a 7-inch color touch screen and access to the Barnes & Noble online bookstore.
Barnes & Noble has officially introduced the Nook Color, a $249, Android-based color e-reader with a 7-inch screen that will ship on November 19.
David Carnoy takes a first look at Barnes and Noble's new e-reader, the Nook.
Believe it or not, the fourth host on today's episode of CNET's The 404 Podcast is the Nook, Barnes & Noble's e-book reader with a color touch screen and Wi-Fi. The device is currently sold out and on back order throughout B&N, so it wasn't easy to obtain. We had to walk 500 miles and battle a Nazgul to get it, but the in-studio demo was worth the wait. If you haven't seen a Nook up close, you're in for a treat.
At first glance, the new Apple iPad includes most of the features we've been complaining are missing from the current generation of specialized e-book readers, namely the Amazon Kindle and the Barnes & Noble Nook. Check out our hands-on video.
While it's got a few kinks, the extra features of the Barnes & Noble Nook make it a worthy and enticing e-reader alternative to the Kindle.
For the moment, the Wi-Fi-only version of the Barnes & Noble Nook is the best e-reader you can buy for less than $150.
Barnes & Noble has unveiled the second-generation Nook, a touch-screen e-ink e-reader the company is calling the "Simple Touch eReader."