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Barnes & Noble's Nook Color is a capable color touch-screen e-book reader that offers much of the functionality of an Android tablet for half the price of an iPad.
Just pop in a special microSD card or download the OS to your own card and you can transform your Nook into a full-blown Android tablet.
Barnes & Noble's $199 Nook Color got a big software update today that adds many features available on the step-up $249 Nook Tablet.
These two products give you a plug-and-play solution for turning your Nook HD or HD+ into a full-blown Android Jelly Bean tablet. Which one works best?
The bookstore operator said it will separate its retail unit from its Nook Media business.
Barnes & Noble describes its 1.1 firmware upgrade for the Nook Color as "minor," but it actually adds a few significant improvements, including pinch-and-zoom Web-browsing capabilities.
Reports on the Web suggest that you'll soon be able to upgrade the Nook Color to Android 2.2 and turn it into a full-fledged Android tablet. But is there any truth to these reports?
With version 1.2 of its Nook Color software, Barnes & Noble turns the e-reader into a more fully functional Android tablet and marks a subtle but important shift in its marketing strategy.
For $250, the Nook Color may now be the Android tablet for the masses, thanks to a software update that gives the vibrant reader e-mail and many more tablet-esque capabilities.
With the release of the new Nook HD and Nook HD+, B&N is discounting its older tablets -- the Nook Color is down to $139.