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Barnes & Noble’s Nook E-Readers will feature NFC soon

Nook ColorBarnes & Noble’s CEO William Lynch announced that the company will be adding NFC ( near-field communication) to their Nook e-reader platforms.

He also put some more icing on the cake by announcing that B&N is dry as a bone because the Barns & Noble Simple Touch with Glowlight has sold out. This sure has eyes bugging out across the tech and book world as Lynch goes on to say what other goodies the NFC chips will do with their Nook e-readers.

William Lynch says they’ll be embedding the NFC chips into their books. Barnes & Noble will work with the publishers to have the chips embedded into the hardcover versions that includes the editorial reviews.

You’ll be able to go to any Barnes & Noble and use your device on any of their books and pics and more to get information about the products. That’s like shopping with an extra kick. You can waltz around the store and get more info on the books and products which should be entertaining in itself.

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Nokia N9 Smartphone will come up loaded with MeeGo

Nokia N9

Nokia has finally announced yesterday June 20th, that they will be releasing their N9 smartphone later this year. They have used their latest technology along with an impressive and magnificent design. Stephen Elop, Nokia’s CEO, had announced earlier this year that they would eventually be launching their N9 aka Lankku.

In comparison to other fast moving phones, such as the iPhone and the Android, Nokia knew they had to speed up with their announcement. Expectation had been circling around the web for the last few months, wondering what the look and design of the Lankuu would be. Now that they have revealed it, millions are happy to know that they are providing a newfangled and sparkling design.

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Google’s Latest Move: Google Wallet and Google Offers

Google Wallet SystemGoogle keeps leading the way with innovative ideas and this Thursday they have announced their latest move which is called Google Wallet and Google Offers. Their VP of Commerce Stephanie Tilenius made the announcement and stated that their goal is to combine all parts of retail shopping in order to improve the shopping experience of the future.

Many shoppers will be happy to know that Google has made sure to include coupons and discounts in this new service. The shoppers will see the coupons whenever they purchase things through their phone. Your phone will be able to detect what items you have purchased before and will pop up coupons in the future for those same items. Or if you are inside a store it will also detect it and show it to you, you will be able to proceed to the cashier and scan your phone through a designated terminal to apply the coupon and charge your card. In the future the store receipts will be sent to your mobile phone.

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