Nook Color Update Available Today
Great news for those who purchased Nook Color and those who are thinking of going ahead and selecting Nook over other competitors. On Monday according to reports, Nook creator, Barnes & Noble, offered a free update with video streaming from Netflix. If you can do without the update right at this moment and can wait, the Nook Color update will occur automatically.
Barnes & Noble did not say in how many weeks the automatic update would be forthcoming. But if you don't have the time or inclination to update today, it will happen without your having to do anything. If you would like an immediate update then you can click on this link for your Nook Color video streaming from Netflix.
The streamed video, essentially is that related to Netflix. There's also an app called called Flixster, which lets you use certain downloaded video. The Flixster link uploads to a video which shows more information. The video states generally that you can "stream movies and TV shows from the cloud through ultraviolet." Ultraviolet is the "new industry standard that enables one to buy content once and view it across multiple platforms."
Barnes & Noble launched Nook Tablet with both Netflix and Hulu Plus. However, Hulu Plus is not available at this time and there is no word about when it will be available. Nevertheless, regarding earlier Nook Color purchasers, the present update includes Nook Comics. Barnes & Noble says that this is the "largest collection of Marvel graphic novels."
With the tablet, one can access PagePerfect Nook Books. They are formatted "to keep the precision and beauty of their stunning versions" in print. Nook Color has other add ons and users will notice numerous enhancements. The dictionary look-ups are quicker. There are more font options. And one is able to read in both landscape and portrait view.
If you are thinking of going out and buying a Barnes & Noble product, but don't want to invest in the tablet for $249, then Barnes & Noble has a special offer just for you. They are offering MasterCard holders a $25 gift card if they use their MasterCard to buy a $199 Nook Color online.