Nook Tablet (8 GB) | Barnes & Noble
Barnes & Noble has just posted lackluster results for its fiscal fourth quarter, including a $57.7 million loss, and an 0.4 percent increase in revenue to $1.38 billion.
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Barnes & Noble CEO William Lynch revealed today in an interview that the company plans to launch an NFC-equipped Nook alongside NFC-enabled hardcover books for an improved in-store browsing experience.
If you live in London and you're interested in some info on developing for the Nook platform, Barnes & Noble is holding an event on March 19th that might be worth attending.
Our sources were right on the money: Barnes & Noble has just announced an 8GB version of its Nook Tablet, pricing it in direct competition with the Kindle Fire at $199.
The Nook Tablet's biggest problem so far has been that it costs $50 more than Amazon's Kindle Fire while targeting the same budget-conscious Android tablet market. That's likely to change soon, however, as we've come across documentation showing a planned February 22nd launch for a Nook 8GB Tablet.