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Barnes & Noble Announces nook e-Reader
Barnes & Noble has announced the new, Ammunition-designed e-Reader, “nook,” in a special event in New York. Ammunition developed the industrial design, service design, user interface, accessory system and packaging for the new product.
The device is slim and compact, with minimal buttons and an easy to hold, contoured back. nook features a color touch screen LCD for navigation and a six-inch E Ink display for reading. Users will have access to over one million ebooks, newspapers and magazines via both wi-fi and AT&T's 3G network, as well as the ability to digitally lend books to others. nook features expandable memory and is built on an Android operating system.
nook will be available at the end of November for $259.00. Barnes & Noble is taking pre-orders now at www.nook.com and in stores beginning October 21, 2009.
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