Barnes & Noble let it be known that a new nook is coming this month.
Barnes & Noble has revealed at an analyst meeting that they will release a new version of the nook eReader on May 24th (via Reuters). B&N did not reveal any details. The nook is viewed by many as a dark horse in the tablet race. The latest update allows nook users to play Android games and run apps. An email app and web browser with video support is also available now. The nook runs Android 2.2 and offers a 7-inch color screen. The Wi-Fi nook sells for $249.
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If B&N plays it smart they can beat Amazon to the punch with a full featured Android tablet at a low price point. Amazon is rumored to come out with a tablet this year. So mark your calendar on May 24th. This could get interesting.