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The NOOK Book: An Unofficial Guide: Everything you need to know about the NOOK Tablet, NOOK Color, and the NOOK Simple Touch, Third Edition

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#1 Bestseller!

Make the Most of Any B&N NOOK--Including NOOK Tablet, NOOK Color, or NOOK Simple Touch!

Read books, play media, get free content, uncover powerful, little-known features you’ll love!

Do all this, and much more...

  • Discover great web sources of free and low-cost ebooks

  • Sample B&N content for free before you buy it

  • Mark up your ebooks with highlights, annotations, and bookmarks

  • Stream Netflix, Hulu Plus, and other video on your NOOK Tablet or NOOK Color

  • Listen to music with Pandora, Rhapsody, MOG, and Grooveshark

  • Read full-color comics, graphic novels, and magazines

  • Lend and borrow books with B&N’s LendMe

  • Read your ebooks anywhere--even if you’ve left your NOOK at home

  • Master NOOK’s built-in chess, crosswords, and Sudoku

  • “Root” your NOOK to run standard Android apps

  • Use NOOK Friends to share your reading status, recommendations, and ratings on Facebook, Twitter, or BN.com

  • Manage your content with My NOOK Library or powerful third-party Calibre software

  • Create personal NOOK wallpapers and screensavers

  • Browse the web more efficiently with your NOOK Tablet or NOOK Color

  • Customize NOOK children’s ebooks to read themselves aloud--in your own voice!

  • Use PubIt!M to publish and sell your own ebook at BN.com

  • Table of Contents

    1. Title Page
    2. Copyright Page
    3. Table of Contents
    4. About the Author
    5. Dedication
    6. Acknowledgments
    7. We Want to Hear from You!
    8. Reader Services
    9. Introduction
    10. Part I. NOOK Tablet and NOOK Color
      1. Chapter 1. Getting Started with Your NOOK Tablet
      2. Chapter 2. Customizing and Configuring Your NOOK Tablet
      3. Chapter 3. Reading on Your NOOK Tablet and Beyond
      4. Chapter 4. Reading and Using NOOK Books for Kids Features
      5. Chapter 5. Lending and Borrowing Books with LendMe on Your NOOK Tablet
      6. Chapter 6. Using Highlights, Bookmarks, and Annotations
      7. Chapter 7. Playing Music, Audiobooks, and Podcasts
      8. Chapter 8. Streaming Netflix and Hulu Plus Videos and Playing Videos
      9. Chapter 9. Using NOOK Apps and Surfing the Web
      10. Chapter 10. Using the Social Features of Your NOOK Tablet
      11. Chapter 11. Shopping and Visiting B&N on Your NOOK Tablet
      12. Chapter 12. Rooting Your NOOK Tablet and NOOK Color
    11. Part II. NOOK
      1. Chapter 13. Getting Started with Your NOOK
      2. Chapter 14. Customizing and Configuring Your NOOK
      3. Chapter 15. Reading on Your NOOK and Beyond
      4. Chapter 16. Lending and Borrowing Books with LendMe on Your NOOK
      5. Chapter 17. Using Highlights, Bookmarks, and Annotations
      6. Chapter 18. Using the Social Features of Your NOOK
      7. Chapter 19. Shopping and Visiting B&N on Your NOOK
      8. Chapter 20. Rooting Your NOOK
    12. Part III. Beyond the NOOKs
      1. Chapter 21. Reading Beyond Your NOOK
      2. Chapter 22. Managing Your ebooks with Calibre
      3. Chapter 23. Using My NOOK Library
      4. Chapter 24. Using PubIt to Sell Your ebooks
    13. Appendix A. Understanding ebook Formats
    14. Appendix B. Sources for ebooks Other than B&N
    15. Appendix C. Using Picasa to Create Wallpapers and Screensavers
    16. Appendix D. Can I Read This Here?
    17. Index