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The Barnes & Noble Nook HD tablet gets all bookish (pictures)

The Barnes & Noble Nook HD loves being surrounded by books. Also, couches.

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Books on books

Hey, I hear the Nook HD does pretty well with books.
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Grippy back, I like

No, I actually like the rubbery, grippy backside.
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Library

Once in your library, you'll have access to every piece of content available to you.
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Catalogs

Catalog support? Check! Oh, you didn't know that was a thing? Well, it is.
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Home

The home button and the home screen. These are your options.
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The X-factor

Among the most popular 7-inch tablets, the Nook HD is the only device that includes a microSD card for storage expansion.
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Scrapbooks

Scrapbooks could be great for organizing recipes, workouts, and clothing wish lists, maybe. It's just too bad they can't be shared online.
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Riptide

Ah, Riptide GP, how I love your scalability. Expect 60 frames per second, constantly.
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Profiles

Nook profiles allow multiple users to use a single tablet, while keeping each person's content his or her own.

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