Barnes Noble announced the Nook for Web service to read and purchase e-books on the Web

Company Barnes amp; Noble introduced service Nook for Web, enabling reading various books from its digital portfolio with a computer. In order to access the service does not require a subscription, there is no need for additional software or device for reading electronic books Nook.nbsp;

As stated in the press release, access to the Nook for Web is possible with any browser, including IE, Firefox, Chrome and Safari using Windows computers, or a family Mac. Towards autumn Barnes amp; Noble promises to provide access to the service with tablets, smartphones and other mobile devices with Internet connectivity. Note first, the service is not supported on devices iOS mdash; iPhone and iPad.

Should be noted that two years ago, Amazon introduced a similar service Kindle for the Web, providing access to e-books through the browser, without the need to download a file.

Closest competitors for the Nook for Web services are the Kindle Cloud Reader, iBooks and Kobo Instant Reader. For togonbsp, to attract the attention of potential buyers, Barnes amp; Noble gave everyone an opportunity with the new service for free to read six books, including laquo; Map of Bonesraquo; nbsp; (bones of the Magi), James Rollins (James Rollins), laquo; Sex and the Cityraquo; (Sex and the City), Candace Bushnell (Candace Bushnell), laquo; The Vowraquo; (Oath) Kim Carpenter (Kim Carpenter), laquo; The Boxcar Children Summer Specialraquo; (Children of wagons) Gertrude Chandler Uornernbsp, ( Gertrude Chandler Warner), laquo; Braveraquo; (Brave) Tennantanbsp, Redbank (Tennant Redbank) and laquo; Perfect Island Getawaysraquo; (holidays ideal ostorove) nbsp; Patricia Schultz (Patricia Schultz). All of these books can be downloaded free of charge until 26 July.