Barnes & Noble Introduces Nook for Android
"NOOK for Android is customizable, fun and easy to use and we're excited to deliver the most-requested version of our free eReading software to the growing number of mobile customers using Android-based devices," said Douglas Gottlieb, Vice President, Digital Products for Barnes & Noble.com. "Android customers can enjoy the great NOOK eReading experience on their mobile device, including access to our vast digital catalog and their personal B&N digital library at their finger tips. And, of course, Android users can now enjoy Barnes & Noble's unique eBook lending feature to share their favorite eBooks with friends."
Added Gottlieb, "With NOOK for Android, and the other renamed software to follow, customers can also easily recognize and have confidence in Barnes & Noble's NOOK brand to provide them with a fun and easy-to-use eReading experience on any device of their choosing."
Key features available in NOOK for Android include:
Shop Barnes & Noble's vast eBookstore: Search, explore and browse through more than one million digital titles at www.bn.com/ebooks directly by touching Shop Books from the Library. There are more than a half-million free eBooks available and free samples are offered for all eBooks. Learn more about titles from thousands of editorial and customer reviews. Pick a current bestseller, a classic or anything in between and download it wirelessly in seconds.
Access your personal B&N digital library: All eBooks purchased through the Barnes & Noble eBookstore sync in seconds and are ready to read in your Library.
Lend to friends: NOOK for Android is the only Android eReading app that offers eBook sharing with friends.
Read your way: Customize the eReading experience by choosing from eight font types and five sizes, read in landscape or portrait modes and lock the screen orientation.
Enjoy the read: The fun and immersive experience offers animated or sliding page turns, a navigation scroll bar, bookmarks and more.