Nook 1st with eBook Browsing

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As expected, the Barnes & Noble Nook eReader got a web browser and it became the first eReader to let you browse through eBooks as you would a paper book, when in a physical store.
Users also now get web browsing via WiFi and they can check email. They also get faster page turns.
The new browsing feature is called Read in Store. The browsing is only offered when you bring your Nook into a B&N store. Via WiFi you can then browse eBooks for up to one hour per day. In the future, you’ll also be able to browse newspapers and magazines for up to 20 minutes per day.
The new features are part of a new v1.3 software update that also offers access to more WiFi locations such as those in hotels and coffee shops.
The Nook is sold through B&N and Best Buy stores as well as online. It has dual screens– a 6-inch screen plus 3.5-inch color LCD. With the new email feature, email is viewed on the 6-inch screen while navigating the web is done on the smaller color screen, which has an on-screen keyboard.
Source: Barnes & Noble

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