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    Barnes & Noble has been selling its Android-powered Nook tablets since 2009, in which time we've seen them mature from simple e-ink based models to those with 1080p displays. Lately, though, things have slowed down, and 2013 brought us only a single new Nook – and another e-ink model, at that. Had the Nook brand stagnated? Well, even if it has, it looks like it's ready to get some fresh blood, as we learn today of a new arrangement between Samsung and Barnes & Noble that will see the release of co-branded Galaxy Tab Nook tablets. The first such tablet is due this August, a ...

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    The latest International Data Corporation preliminary date figures for the fourth quarter of 2012 are in for tablets and worldwide shipments reached a record at 52.5 million. To put this into context, the tablet market grew 75.3% year over year in 4Q12 compared to 29.9 million units in 4Q11. As far as units are concerned, the last quarter of 2012 saw figures growing 74.3% from 30.1 million units in the third quarter of 2012. Apple is still the market leader with 22.9 million units sold in Q4 2012, representing a 48.1% growth over the same quarter of the previous. The iPad mini as well ...

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    Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we go through the recently leaked image of the HTC One X+, which was sporting a T-Mobile logo at the top. Then we go through the recent deals that Google is bringing to their Play Store to celebrate 25 billion downloads. Later we talk about Barnes & Noble's new Nook HD and Nook HD+ tablets that were released today. We also go through the sad news that Texas Instruments is abandoning the smartphone market, which we're sure will end-up being sadder news for them down the road. We then end today's show talking about Nokia's recent info-graph where they ...

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    Amazon introduced the new Kindle Fire offering and, as we expected, Barnes & Noble is also announcing new tablets now that the Google Nexus 7 has become overly popular. The Nook HD, a seven-incher, and the Nook HD+, a nine-incher, have been officially announced today, for those who prefer the brand. The smallest among the two, the Nook HD, packs a seven-inch display with 1440x900 resolution and 243 ppi, 1.3GHz dual-core processor, one gig of RAM and will cost $199 for the 8GB internal storage version version, and $249 for the 16GB flavor. It will be available in "snow" white and ...

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    Microsoft and Barnes & Noble settled their legal disputes and the Redmond-based company invested hundreds of millions in a Barnes & Noble subsidiary back in April; in June, when we had no clue of Microsoft's Surface tablet plans, we thought that an upcoming Microsoft slate will be the fruit of some sort from the B&N collaboration. Fast forward to today, the Surface has been unveiled and there are lots of Windows-powered tablets already on the horizon, not to mention last week's Amazon tablet announcement. Latest rumors on the interwebs talk about a new Nook to arrive late this ...

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