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Amazon Fattening Up Kindle Fire For Battle Against Barnes & Noble Nook Tablet



The e-reader war is about to heat up with the introduction of the Barnes and Noble Nook Tablet and the Amazon Kindle Fire.

The Nook Tablet was launched last week at a media event in New York City and is set up to go toe to toe with the Amazon Kindle Fire. The problem is Amazon isn’t taking the threat of an e-reader war sitting down.

Friday Amazon announced that both Hulu Plus and ESPN ScoreCenter are being added to the content offerings on Kindle Fire.

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Amazon said in a press release:

With Hulu Plus, Amazon Kindle Fire users can instantly watch thousands of TV episodes – including the entire current season of popular shows like Modern Family, Glee, Saturday Night Live, The Office, House, and Grey’s Anatomy – from top networks including ABC, Comedy Central, The CW, FOX, NBC, MTV, VH-1, and hundreds more.  Hulu Plus also offers entertainment fans access to classic TV favorites like Lost, Ally McBeal, and Battlestar Galactica and hundreds of popular and award-winning movies for $7.99/month with limited advertising. ESPN ScoreCenter brings Kindle Fire customers scores, news, and standings from hundreds of sports leagues around the world. Never miss another goal, pitch, basket, try, touchdown or wicket. Whether you follow the NFL or the Premier League, the Ashes or MLB, MMA or Formula One, ScoreCenter offers the most comprehensive global sports coverage available.

source: 9to5Google

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