Apple approves new store-less iPad Nook app

Barnes & Noble has updated its Nook app for iPad to comply with Apple's new in-app subscription rules.

The new Nook app for iPad adds some functionality as it loses links to the Nookbook store. Screenshot by David Carnoy/CNET

After removing its Nook app for iPad from Apple's App Store for a few days, Barnes & Noble's now has a new, updated iPad app available for download. The new app complies with Apple's new in-app subscription rules and has no links to Barnes & Noble's e-book store or Web site.

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As part of the update, Barnes & Noble has added some functionality. The new app allows you to sync your Nook digital magazine or newspaper subscriptions, essentially duplicating features already available on the Nook Color.

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