The deal with the maker of the popular Nook ebook reader shows that Microsoft, like Apple, understands that ecosystems are the key to success.
Android 4.0 and useful features such as a built-in infrared port highlight this 7-inch value-tablet standout.
New model will be the only E Ink e-reader for sale with an LED-based light built-in.
What this all boils down to is a problem with free speech.
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Barnes & Noble's Nook Tablet reportedly comes with a big gotcha: only 1GB of storage will be available for content that doesn't come from B&N.