The NOOK Book

The NOOK Book : An Unofficial Guide: Everything you need to know about the NOOK Tablet, NOOK Color, and the NOOK Simple Touch

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#1 Bestseller!

Make the Most of Any B&N NOOK--Including NOOK Tablet, NOOK Color, or NOOK Simple Touch!



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



Do all this, and much more...



Discover great web sources of free and low-cost ebooks
Sample B&N content for free before you buy it
Mark up your ebooks with highlights, annotations, and bookmarks
Stream Netflix, Hulu Plus, and other video on your NOOK Tablet or NOOK Color
Listen to music with Pandora, Rhapsody, MOG, and Grooveshark
Read full-color comics, graphic novels, and magazines
Lend and borrow books with B&N's LendMe
Read your ebooks anywhere--even if you've left your NOOK at home
Master NOOK's built-in chess, crosswords, and Sudoku
"Root" your NOOK to run standard Android apps
Use NOOK Friends to share your reading status, recommendations, and ratings on Facebook, Twitter, or BN.com
Manage your content with My NOOK Library or powerful third-party Calibre software
Create personal NOOK wallpapers and screensavers
Browse the web more efficiently with your NOOK Tablet or NOOK Color
Customize NOOK children's ebooks to read themselves aloud--in your own voice!
Use PubIt!M to publish and sell your own ebook at BN.com
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Product details

  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 158 x 225 x 17mm | 600g
  • Que Corporation,U.S.
  • United States
  • English
  • 3rd edition
  • Illustrations (some col.)
  • 0789748487
  • 9780789748485

Table of contents

Introduction viii

Part I: NOOK Tablet and NOOK Color

Chapter 1: Getting Started with Your NOOK Tablet 1

Chapter 2: Customizing and Configuring Your NOOK Tablet 15

Chapter 3: Reading on Your NOOK Tablet and Beyond 37

Chapter 4: Reading and Using NOOK Books for Kids Features 77

Chapter 5: Lending and Borrowing Books with LendMe on Your NOOK Tablet 83

Chapter 6: Using Highlights, Bookmarks, and Annotations 93

Chapter 7: Playing Music, Audiobooks, and Podcasts 101

Chapter 8: Streaming Netflix and Hulu Plus Videos and Playing Videos 109

Chapter 9: Using NOOK Apps and Surfing the Web 123

Chapter 10: Using the Social Features of Your NOOK Tablet 153

Chapter 11: Shopping and Visiting B&N on Your NOOK Tablet 167

Chapter 12: Rooting Your NOOK Tablet and NOOK Color 181

Part II: NOOK

Chapter 13: Getting Started with Your NOOK 205

Chapter 14: Customizing and Configuring Your NOOK 211

Chapter 15: Reading on Your NOOK and Beyond 219

Chapter 16: Lending and Borrowing Books with LendMe on Your NOOK 231

Chapter 17: Using Highlights, Bookmarks, and Annotations 235

Chapter 18: Using the Social Features of Your NOOK 239

Chapter 19: Shopping and Visiting B&N on Your NOOK 243

Chapter 20: Rooting Your NOOK 249

Part III: Beyond the NOOKs

Chapter 21: Reading Beyond Your NOOK 257

Chapter 22: Managing Your ebooks with Calibre 315

Chapter 23: Using My NOOK Library 325

Chapter 24: Using PubIt to Sell Your ebooks 333

Appendix A: Understanding ebook Formats 337

Appendix B: Sources for ebooks Other than B&N 341

Appendix C: Using Picasa to Create Wallpapers and Screensavers 345

Appendix D: Can I Read This Here? 349

Index 351
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About Patrick Kanouse

Patrick Kanouse works as the structured authoring program manager for Pearson Education. Always a bookworm, he has gladly adopted ebook reading technologies, while still appreciating and valuing the printed book.



Patrick also teaches business technical report writing at IUPUI. Outside of teaching about writing, reading on his NOOK Tablet, and writing about his NOOK Tablet, he writes poetry, publishing a PubIt book at BN.com that you can read on your NOOK Tablet, NOOK Color, or NOOK. His website is patrickkanouse.com.



Patrick lives in Westfield, Indiana, with his wife and two Yorkies.
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