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Nook Color 2 coming early November?

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 28 Oct 2011 16:18

Nook Color 2 coming early November? Barnes and Noble will release their Nook Color 2 e-reader/tablet on November 7th, a full week before Amazon jumps into the market with the Kindle Fire.
The first Nook Color, released earlier this year, was very popular as it was only $250 and was easily hacked to run its native operating system, Android 2.2.

Additionally, custom ROMs like CyanogenMod were easily flashable turning the cheap device into a fully fledged Android tablet, albeit underpowered.

The Kindle Fire will be the cheapest tablet on the market at $199, and include Amazon's ecosystem of music, video, Kindle ebooks, cloud storage and shopping. Additionally, the tablet will run on the "Silk" browser for faster performance and quicker loading times.

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