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Cheaper Nook's Getting Web Browsers, Email

Nook Simple Touch, Barnes & Noble’s inexpensive line of e-readers, is getting a Web browser and email capability. So a source tells TechCrunch. If true, the move will mark “the first time that Nook’s entry-level readers get official access to web browsing capabilities,” according to TechCrunch. “Amazon’s competing Kindle devices have shipped with an ‘experimental’ Web browser since the Kindle 2.”


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