The Nook is a combination tablet and electronic book reader manufactured by Barnes & Noble. The first Nook was an e-reader that operated on an Android system, and it was manufactured in 2009. The first fully functional Nook tablet was launched in November 2011.
The 2014 version of the Nook features a liquid-crystal display screen, which gives it a clearer screen for watching videos than a typical e-reader. The Nook comes pre-loaded with Netflix and Hulu Plus. The Nook can be serviced at any Barnes & Noble store. In 2014, Barnes & Noble offers over 2.5 million books for download, and free storage space is available on its cloud service.