Black Hat 2014
The first fruits of Barnes & Noble's partnership with Samsung is a version of the Galaxy Tab 4 7-inch Android tablet, loaded with the bookseller's reading-friendly interface and oodles of free content.
The Nook HD+ is a low-price, quality entry point into the world of tablets, especially now that it has full Google Play support.
The Barnes & Noble Nook HD's sharp screen and comfortable body make it an ideal tablet choice, especially for reading books, magazines and watching movies. Google Play now only adds to the allure.
With more storage and a growing app store, the Nook Tablet is a worthy--albeit slightly more expensive--competitor to the Kindle Fire.
The Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight sets the standard for e-ink e-readers going forward and is well worth the extra money if you do a lot of nighttime reading.
The new touch-screen Nook is a major advancement over its predecessor and offers some real advantages over the 2010 Kindle.
Have you held off on a new PC or a tablet stocking-stuffer? There are some surprisingly decent deals to be found no matter what your price range, even on MacBooks and iPads.
So what are the real deals this Black Friday? Check out these top picks from CNET.
The $199 Nook Tablet (8GB) matches up well to the Kindle Fire in specs and price--and has the added advantage of offering an expansion slot for additional memory.
Even with its minor imperfections, Google Shopper is a powerful app to have for comparison shopping and research, especially during the holidays.
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