Want an EReader by Christmas?-The Nook Edges Them Out

It Looks like latecomer and controversial as of late, The Nook, ereader from Barnes and Noble might edge out the competition this Christmas. Obvious competetors for the Kindle, Sony Daily is not being shipped until the 18th of December and proports to not be out in the stores or guaranteed delivered until January, the mystical Apple iTablet is just speculated to be released by January or February and the Kindle itself is losing points in revues.

Electronic versions of books, magazines, and newspapers can be downloaded wirelessly to the Nook using AT&T’s 3G network. Nook also has a built-in Wi-Fi feature to supplement the 3G connection.

The Nook can store about 1,500 magazines and books in the internal memory.  There’s also an extra memory slot for more books.

Unique to the  Nook is the feature that allows users to loan books, one at a time, to friends for 14 days.

The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and the New Yorker will all be on sale in late November.Users are also making pitches for MacWorld, Consumer Reports and ‘Good Old Boat.’

Here is a list of available emagazines and enewspapers which will be available throught the Barnes and Noble eBook Store  for Nook and other ereaders.

The Nook retails for $259 matching  the Kindle.  Note that  subscriptions purchased on a Kindle cannot be transferred to the Nook.

Pre-order the device by December 7th from Nook.com or Barnes and Noble and get it by Christmas with free shipping.

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