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.
The bookstore operator said it will separate its retail unit from its Nook Media business.
The bookseller's devices and e-books business blames "lower average selling prices and lower device unit sales" for a more than 32 percent decrease in revenue during its fiscal second quarter.
The Father's Day deals are even better than they were leading up to Mother's Day, with the Nook HD at $129 and the Nook HD+ at $149.
The bookseller's Nook business generates $125 million for the nine-week holiday period -- a 60.5 percent decrease compared to last year.
B&N will shift manufacturing of its Nook tablet lineup to third-party partners to design co-branded tablets.
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Michael Huseby, who started as CFO and was promoted to president last year, will lead the bookseller's retail, college, and Nook Media operations.
The Barnes & Noble Nook HD+ is a 9-inch tablet that costs only $269. It's pretty much just the Nook HD with the charms ring.