January 22, 2022

B&N Releases Major Update To Nook Color Platform Including Introduction of Apps

Barnes & Noble held a webinar today introducing several new features to Nook Color platform.  TeleRead editor Paul Biba attend the webinar and has posted his notes here. B&N said that customers want more tablet features.

Biba also mentions the introduction of apps, a full-featured email client, and Flash.

Much more in the complete TeleRead post and an article from CNET and a news release.

Learn More About Nook Apps
50% of apps are $2.99, majority $5.95 or less.
About 125 apps as of today built by third party developers. More than 5000 developers registered.
Publishers include: National Geographic, Lonely Planet, and Conde Nast.

More New Features:

See Also: New Ad Campaign for Nook Color (via NY Times)

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Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.