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Barnes and Noble Nook 1st Generation
6.8 out of 10

Barnes and Noble Nook 1st Generation

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Review: Barnes & Noble Nook

Wired
10 December 2009
  • Excerpt: You can imagine that Barnes & Noble, with 774 stores scattered across suburban strip-mall America, finally got fed up with the way Amazon’s Kindle dominates the e-book market. “I know,” some B&N exec must have said. “Let’s pull an Apple move on their sorry asses!
  • Pros: Attractive, well-designed hardware. Color LCD makes menus and covers look pretty. Ability to switch fonts is a welcome change. Book-lending works with friends and with libraries. Easy reading experience. Expandable via MicroSD slot. User-replaceable battery.
  • Cons: E Ink screen is noticeably more sluggish than the Kindle’s. Occasionally poky interface on the touchscreen. Annoying interface glitches keep tripping up the browsing experience. 0 plus per book might be cheap if you’re used to buying dozens of hardcovers a year — but it’s expensive for those accu...
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