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Don’t Pay for Hard Copy and NOOK E-copies of Magazines and Newspapers

For people who travel a lot, one of the neatest things about the NOOK Tablet is the ability to read some of the same newspapers and magazines that are piling up on the desktop back home. But sometimes [more…]

How to Find Free Trial Apps for Your NOOK Tablet

The good news about the NOOK Tablet is that it can learn new tricks when you download and install small special-purpose programs called apps, as in applications. [more…]

To Root or Not to Root on the NOOK Tablet

The NOOK Tablet (whose older cousin is the NOOKcolor eReader, and whose closest competitor is the Amazon Kindle Fire) and dozens of other tablets all share one important element in common: They use the [more…]

Power Adapters for the NOOK Tablet

It is extraordinarily important to use the right power adapter with your NOOK Tablet. Substituting other power adapters for the one that came with your NOOK tablet [more…]

How to Update the Operating System on Your NOOK Tablet

The NOOK Tablet software may change because B&N needs to fix problems, or it wants to add new features. In most cases, the updates automatically get put on the tablet when you connect over WiFi to the [more…]

How to Create a NOOK Tablet WishList

You can’t always get what you want…but you can make lists about it. You can make multiple lists of wishes: one on your NOOK Tablet and one on BN.com. The most important difference between the two is that [more…]

How to Archive and Sync Books on a NOOK Tablet

The archive and sync functions for your NOOK Tablet enable you to keep any content you have purchased even if you do not want to store it on the device itself. [more…]

How to Lend NOOK Books on a NOOK Tablet

The NOOK Tablet (and all NOOK devices) allows you to borrow and lend books through the LendMe program. The key to the LendMe program is the NOOK Friends network — people who are in your circle. You’ve [more…]

How to Borrow NOOK Books on a NOOK Tablet

The NOOK Tablet (and all NOOK devices) allows you to borrow and lend books through the LendMe program. The key to the LendMe program is the NOOK Friends network — people who are in your circle. You’ve [more…]

How to Manage Your Library on a NOOK Tablet

The Library is where all documents live on your NOOK Tablet, including books, magazines, newspapers, and personal files. The Library is all inclusive, while the individual panels for Books, Magazines, [more…]

Why You Might Manually Download to a NOOK Tablet

You might need to manually download content in certain situations, instead of relying on it to automatically appear. Here are some: [more…]

How to Build Shelves in Your NOOK Tablet Library

You can build your own shelves. Separate them as you see fit to organize your collection. When your NOOK Tablet arrives, it includes just one shelf: Favorites. But you can add shelves to hold your vast [more…]

How to Get Adobe Digital Editions and Overdrive for Your NOOK Tablet

You can buy books from other sellers and download them to your NOOK Tablet. Many public libraries and educational institutions allow you to borrow reading material. Most of the files are in EPUB or PDF [more…]

How to Buy Books from Google eBookstore for NOOK Tablet

You can buy a book at the Google eBookstore and read it on a NOOK Tablet. Maybe you want to continue reading the same book on your iPhone as you commute to work or read some more on the computer at your [more…]

How to Get Public Domain Books from Google eBookstore for NOOK Tablet

Public domain books are available for free from Google eBookstore. You can download and read them on a NOOK Tablet. You can continue reading the same book on your iPhone as you commute to work or read [more…]

How to Use E-mail on Your NOOK Tablet

The NOOK Tablet comes with e-mail that lets you send and receive from most other e-mail programs: an account you have set up on your own or a web-based e-mail service like Gmail. [more…]

How to Use Social Network Applications on Your NOOK Tablet

Your NOOK Tablet comes ready to work with some Facebook or Twitter features and you can import your contacts from a Google Gmail account. All of this, of course, requires that your NOOK Tablet be connected [more…]

Overview of Apps that Come with Your NOOK Tablet

Your NOOK Tablet runs the Android operating system. That’s a very good thing, because Android (developed by Google) has been adopted by a wide range of smartphones and tablets; because of that, lots of [more…]

Pandora: A Radio App for Your NOOK Tablet

But Pandora has opened another box and you can put it on your NOOK Tablet. Think of Pandora as your personal electronic disk jockey that starts with a few songs or artists you like and then finds music [more…]

Video for Your NOOK Tablet: Hulu Plus and Netflix

The NOOK Tablet’s high-resolution, full-color screen is quite capable as miniature TV, although the screen size is obviously more suited for solo watching up close. [more…]

How to Use the Music Player that Comes With NOOK Tablet

With the music player that comes with NOOK Tablet, you can play the music files that you’ve downloaded (or side loaded) to your NOOK Tablet. The NOOK plays most of the common file formats, including MIDI [more…]

How to Make a Screen Capture on a NOOK Tablet

You won’t find it in the official NOOK Tablet user guide, but here’s how to grab a screen capture(also called a screenshot): Press the ∩ button and the - volume button [more…]

How to Reawaken a Dead NOOK Tablet

Okay, not really a dead unit. But some things can make a NOOK Tablet appear dead even when it isn’t ready for the recycle bin. The usual suspects look like the following. [more…]

How to Reset Your NOOK Tablet

If your NOOK Tablet becomes catatonic, you can perform a Vulcan mind meld — or as Barnes & Noble puts it, a reset.Resets come in two flavors. One is simple and benign [more…]

Marketing Your E-Book

Though some authors shy away from the task of marketing, many eventually consider it an enjoyable and rewarding part of being a writer. You can promote your e-book in many ways: [more…]

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