Rumours circulated yesterday that a cheaper Nook Tablet was on its way, and now it's official. Barnes & Noble is launching an 8GB version of its tablet, to go on sale for $US199. Yes, that does make it a direct Kindle Fire competitor.
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According to leaked documents seen by The Verge, Barnes & Noble is launching an 8GB version of its Nook Tablet this week. That drop in capacity means one thing: it's planning to match or undercut the Kindle Fire.
If you've manage to get a Nook Tablet shipped to your fine self here in Australia, good news! We've seen the Nook Tablet rooted before, but this has to be the easiest process out there. All you need is a 2GB SD card, a computer that runs Windows, and a Nook Tablet with tablet software version 1.4.1 or earlier.
A new ebook reader, another teardown by iFixit. But what did they find lurking beneath that oddly shaped plastic case of the Nook Tablet, and just how different is it to the Fire?
It's been a year since Barnes & Noble's Nook colour first hit store shelves. But the biggest question about the Nook Tablet isn't if it's better than its predecessor. It's how it holds up against some very convincing competition.
The details of the next Nook have been leaked and SlashGear got em. With the Barnes & Noble event scheduled for the 7th, the timing seems about right.