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LeakedTT: Barnes & Noble to release update for Simple Touch eReaders, brings web browser and e-mail to the tablet

Barnes and Noble bringing Internet browser, e-mail access to Nook Simple Touch eReaders

By Trace Hagan from May 20, 2013 @ 4:04 CDT

A leaked memo shows that Barnes and Noble is planning to update their Simple Touch eReaders with an Internet browser and e-mail access. The update is said to be coming as of June 1 and is in response to consumer feedback over the recent update that brought Google Play to the Android line of Nook tablets.

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Basic Internet access and e-mail access should boost sales as it provides more value to a rather focused device. It will still be more limited in what it is able to do, but it could be the perfect device for the less tech savvy (read: older users) among us.

NEWS SOURCES:Techcrunch.com

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