Barnes & Noble Unveils Nook HD and HD+ Tablets in UK
Barnes & Noble has unveiled a pair of new tablets called the Nook HD and HD+. The basic HD tablet has a seven-inch screen with resolution of 1440 x 980 pixel density of 243 ppi. The HD+ tablet has a larger nine-inch screen with a resolution of 1920 x 1280.
The seven-inch tablet has 1.3 GHz processor, 1 GB of RAM, a comes in 8 GB or 16 GB storage versions. Pricing is £159 and £189 respectively. The 9 inch tablet uses a 1.5 GHz dual core processor and 1 GB of RAM. It can be had with 16 GB of storage for £229 or 32 GB of storage for £269.
THE SMALL Business Association (SBA) is pushing e-commerce in a big way and as such has formed partnerships to enable its members to more fully utilise the technology.
Business operations manager Andrea C Taylor said the SBA was working with both banks and Government in this regard.
“We have a banking partner in First Citizens bank which is very much aware of the plans we have and are working with us to try and see how bes ... Source: NationNews-Barbados
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Twilight was not the first so-called Young Adult book to ever become a movie franchise, but it was most definitely a game changer. Once it started making money hand over sparkly fist, every studio in town started snapping up everything in the best sellers section of the nearest Barnes & Noble, and the result has been a rash of movies like I Am Number Four, The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones, Beautiful Creatures, Divergent, Vampire Academy, The Host, and The Hunger Ga ... Source: Movies.com
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Batman is celebrating his 75th anniversary this year, and to mark the occasion, comic shops, bookstores and libraries by the hundreds will be observing “Batman Day,” a full day devoted to all things Dark Knight! On Wednesday, July 23, participating comic shops and bookstores will give away free copies of DETECTIVE COMICS #27 SPECIAL EDITION, an updated take on the comic that first introduced Batman to the world. This extra-sized issue features stories by Brad ... Source: Oh No They Didn't!
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Jul 23 2014, 12:10pm CDT
Mark Leslie is a capable computer programmer who speaks four languages, but until recently the latest entry on his résumé was a retail job he held for six years at a Barnes & Noble in New York City. Like many of the estimated 1.5 million Americans on the autism spectrum, Leslie, who has Asperger's syndrome, is at a disadvantage in traditional office environments. There, he could run into unplanned social interactions that can cause anxiety or risk reporting to a boss ... Source: Business Insider
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Jul 23 2014, 11:24am CDT
SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS)— An Amazon leak appears to have shown the company is doing the inevitable by readying an unlimited subscription service for e-books as well as audio books.
Apparently the Seattle-based company had a page up on their website that some people got to look at before it was taken down. It was cached, which means I was able to see a replica of it.
With the deal you get unlimited access to 600,000 titles for $9.99 a month. It’s still not c ... Source: CBS San Francisco
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Jul 16 2014, 7:13pm CDT
Kyary Pamyu Pamyu (née Caroline Charonplop Kyarypamyupamyu) is one of the world’s biggest game-changing pop phenomena, but if you live in the States, you might not have ever even heard of her. Though she’s a one-woman cottage industry in her native Japan, releasing three number-one albums, garnering huge social media followings, and endorsing major products, it’s been extremely difficult for Asian artists like her to cross over and climb the American charts, Psy’s “Gangna ... Source: Oh No They Didn't!
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Jul 15 2014, 11:05pm CDT
Lena Dunham is going on tour. The Girls star is hitting 10 of the country’s most Dunham-friendly metropolises this fall to promote her new book, Not That Kind Of Girl. A number of the dates already feature special guests or discussion leaders, like Amy Schumer, Girls producer Jenni Konner, Girls star Jemima Kirke, Zadie Smith, Carrie Brownstein, and Morgan Murphy. But in many cities, Dunham is also seeking talented “opening acts,” ask ... Source: The A.V. Club
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Jul 15 2014, 12:55pm CDT
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