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The Nook is a reading device. You
purchase books, magazines or blogs via a Barnes & Noble account at bn.com.
You can also browse the Internet via built-in wi-fi. The Nook also allows you
to loan books to friends. A USB charger is required to charge the unit. It’s
available starting at $149.
- On the top edge of the NOOK is
the silver power button. Press once and
release to turn the NOOK on, to put it to sleep, and to wake it up. Press
and hold for about 7 seconds to completely power off the NOOK.
- The Page Turn buttons
> < are on the front of the NOOK on either side of the screen.
- The Home button is the
horseshoe shaped icon between the reading screen and the color
- The color touchscreen is the
menu area. Use your finger to tap an icon on the Home menu, enter text
using the on-screen keyboard, navigate and select items on the reading
screen, select menu options, and change your preferences in the Settings
- Use the up and down arrow
buttons on the color touchscreen to navigate on the reading screen by
moving the cursor up or down. Move to and highlight a specific title in
shop or my library using these arrow buttons. The small circle is the icon for the Select button,
used as an "Enter" key or to select an item on the reading
screen. The scrollbar means that there
are additional menu items not shown on the color touchscreen but can be
viewed by swiping your finger up or down on the color touchscreen to
scroll through the entire menu.
- The on-screen keyboard
automatically appears when any text input is needed. Use it to search for
titles in the eBookstore or take notes as you read.