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Barnes & Noble released the version 1.2 update for its Nook Color e-reader today. It adds “flash web browsing, downloads, games, [and] e-mail.” The update will automatically be downloaded on any devices that are registered and connected to the internet via Wi-Fi. Click here for more pictures. Continue reading for a video demonstration.

Ultimately this latest update turns the $250 Nook Color into a fine entry-level tablet with a comfortable size, nice screen and a rather accessible price.

[via Engadget]