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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 by Patrick Kanouse

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Chapter 1. Getting Started with Your NOOK Tablet

Before we get into the details of using your NOOK Tablet, let’s take a look at some of the basics: gestures, setup, and basic navigation. With these basics in place, we’ll then be able to discover all the other incredible things your NOOK Tablet can do.

Note

Barnes & Noble uses a lowercase n when it spells NOOK Tablet and for the NOOK Tablet’s logo.

Understanding NOOK Tablet Gestures

The NOOK Tablet, excepting the Power button, Home button, and volume controls, is controlled by gestures:

Tap: This is the most common gesture. Just press your finger to the screen and raise it. Usually you use this gesture with buttons and covers.

Press and Hold: This is the same as the Tap gesture, but instead ...

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