If you are the lucky owner of a Nook Color a new update rolling out this week brings with it access to over 200 interactive magazines, optimised for the Nook Color. The new magazines will be available through the Nook Newstand application providing users with access to Time, Fortune, People and Sports Illustrated to name a few.
The Nook optimised editions will provides interactive magazines including audio podcasts, video, photos and animations with in them to the Nook. If you already subscribe to any of the printed editions of the magazines you will be able to access the digital editions at no extra cost.
Barnes & Noble’s Jonathan Shar, vice president and general manager of the digital newsstand said:
“We’re proud to work with leading periodical publishers to deliver an unmatched selection of bestselling digital magazines to Nook Color customers,” -“With more than 200 of the top periodicals available in Nook Newsstand for Nook Color, Barnes & Noble continues to provide customers with the best digital periodical collection.”
The Nook Color 1.3 update is now available for manual download,while a free over-the-air update will roll-out to WiFi-connected customers starting this week.