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The NOOK Book: An Unofficial Guide: Everything you need to know about the NOOK HD, NOOK HD+, NOOK SimpleTouch, and NOOK Reading Apps Fourth Edition

Book Description

Make the Most of Any B&N NOOK--Including NOOK HD, NOOK HD+, NOOK Simple Touch with GlowLight, or NOOK Reading Apps!

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

Do all this, and much more...

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

  • Mark up your NOOK Books with highlights, annotations, and bookmarks

  • Buy, rent, or stream popular HD movies and TV shows

  • Create up to six NOOK Profiles on your NOOK HD or NOOK HD+--one for every member of the family

  • Listen to music, podcasts, and audiobooks with the NOOK Music Player

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

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

  • Read your NOOK Books on your smartphone, tablet, or home computer

  • Make scrapbooks from catalogs and magazines for later reference

  • Share your reading status, recommendations, and ratings on Facebook, Twitter, or BN.com

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

  • Create personal NOOK wallpapers and screensavers

  • Browse the web more efficiently with your NOOK HD+ or NOOK HD

  • Explore one of the largest collections of interactive books for kids

  • Use PubIt! 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 HD+ and NOOK HD
      1. Chapter 1. Getting Started with Your NOOK HDs
        1. Understanding NOOK Gestures
        2. Setting Up and Registering Your NOOK
        3. Orienting Yourself to Your NOOK
      2. Chapter 2. Customizing and Configuring Your NOOK HDs
        1. Using Custom Wallpaper
        2. Your NOOK’s Settings
        3. Adding and Using a microSD Card to Your NOOK
      3. Chapter 3. Reading on Your NOOK HDs and Beyond
        1. Browsing Your Library
        2. Reading Microsoft Office and Other Documents on Your NOOK
      4. Chapter 4. Using Highlights, Bookmarks, and Annotations
        1. Using Highlights, Notes, and Bookmarks on Your NOOK
      5. Chapter 5. Reading and Using NOOK Books for Kids Features
        1. Reading NOOK Books for Kids on Your NOOK
        2. Using Read and Record
      6. Chapter 6. Lending and Borrowing Books with LendMe on Your NOOK HDs
        1. Lending Books with LendMe
        2. Borrowing Books
      7. Chapter 7. Playing Music, Audiobooks, and Podcasts
        1. Adding Audio Files to Your NOOK
        2. Using the Music Player
      8. Chapter 8. Watching Videos on Your NOOK HDs
        1. B&N Video Content
        2. Netflix Versus Hulu Plus
      9. Chapter 9. Using NOOK Apps and Surfing the Web
        1. Using NOOK Apps
        2. Browsing the Web with Your NOOK
      10. Chapter 10. Using Catalogs and Scrapbooks
        1. Reading Catalogs on Your NOOK
        2. Using Scrapbooks
      11. Chapter 11. Creating and Using Profiles and Your NOOK Today
        1. Understanding Profiles
        2. Creating a Profile
        3. Editing a Profile
        4. Managing Content Visible to a Profile
        5. Using Your NOOK Today
      12. Chapter 12. Using the Social Features of Your NOOK HDs
        1. Using Recommend from the Cover Menu or View Details Screen
        2. Using Social Features from the View Details Screen
        3. Using Share from the Reading Tools Toolbar
        4. Using Share from the Text Selection Toolbar
        5. So What About Twitter and Contacts?
        6. Using the NOOK Friends App
      13. Chapter 13. Shopping and Visiting B&N on Your NOOK HDs
        1. Shopping on Your NOOK
        2. Shopping on Your Computer
    11. Part II: NOOK Simple Touch
      1. Chapter 14. Getting Started with Your NOOK Simple Touch
        1. Understanding NOOK Gestures
        2. The NOOK Buttons
        3. Registering Your NOOK
        4. Using Wi-Fi Hotspots
        5. Caring for Your NOOK’s Battery
      2. Chapter 15. Customizing and Configuring Your NOOK Simple Touch
        1. Using Custom Screensavers
        2. Your NOOK’s Settings
        3. Adding a microSD Card to Your NOOK
      3. Chapter 16. Reading on Your NOOK Simple Touch and Beyond
        1. Browsing Your Library
        2. Reading Books on Your NOOK
      4. Chapter 17. Lending and Borrowing Books with LendMe on Your NOOK Simple Touch
        1. Lending Books with LendMe
        2. Borrowing Books
      5. Chapter 18. Using Highlights, Bookmarks, and Annotations
        1. Using Highlights, Notes, and Bookmarks on Your NOOK
      6. Chapter 19. Using the Social Features of Your NOOK Simple Touch
        1. Using Share from the Details Screen or Reading Tools Toolbar
        2. Using Share from the Text Selection Toolbar
        3. Controlling What LendMe Books Your NOOK Friends Can See
      7. Chapter 20. Shopping and Visiting B&N on Your NOOK Simple Touch
        1. Shopping on Your NOOK
        2. Using Your NOOK in a B&N Store
      8. Chapter 21. Rooting Your NOOK Simple Touch
        1. An Introduction to Rooting Your NOOK
        2. How to Root Your NOOK
        3. Installing Applications on Your Rooted NOOK
        4. A Few Things to Note
        5. Unrooting Your NOOK
    12. Part III: Beyond the NOOKs
      1. Chapter 22. Reading Beyond Your NOOK: Mobile Apps
        1. Using NOOK Apps on Your iPad, iPhone, or iPod Touch
        2. Using NOOK Apps on Your Android Device
        3. Using the NOOK for Kids App for Your iPad
      2. Chapter 23. Reading Beyond Your NOOK: Desktop Apps
        1. Using the NOOK for PC App
        2. Using the NOOK Study App on PC
        3. Using NOOK for Web
      3. Chapter 24. Managing Your ebooks with Calibre
        1. Configuring Calibre
        2. Adding Books to Your Calibre Library
        3. Sideloading Books with Calibre
      4. Chapter 25. Using My NOOK Library
        1. Accessing My NOOK Library
      5. Chapter 26. Using Pub It to Sell Your ebooks
        1. Setting Up PubIt
        2. Putting Content into PubIt
      6. Chapter 27. Reading Beyond Your NOOK: NOOK App for Windows
        1. The Basics
        2. Browsing Your NOOK Library
        3. Reading Books, PagePerfect Books, and Newspapers in the NOOK App
        4. Adjusting Text Options
        5. Reading PagePerfect Books
        6. Reading Magazines and Comics in the NOOK
        7. Shopping from the NOOK App
        8. What About LendMe?
    13. Appendix A. Understanding ebook Formats
      1. An Overview of ebook Formats
      2. Using Adobe Digital Editions
      3. Sideloading Adobe Digital Editions
    14. Appendix B. Sources for ebooks Other than B&N
      1. EPUB Sources
      2. Use Calibre to Search for ebooks
      3. Libraries and ebooks
    15. Appendix C. Can I Read This Here?
    16. Index