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Briefly: Nook HD Mother's day discounts, Unreal Engine 3 in Firefox

updated 08:28 am EDT, Mon May 6, 2013

Barnes & Noble discount Nook HD, HD+ for Mother's Day

Barnes & Noble has dropped the price of its Nook HD and Nook HD+ tablets as part of a Mother's Day promotion. For the next week, the retailer will be selling the 7-inch Nook HD from $149 for the 8GB and $179 for the 16GB models, while the 9-inch Nook HD+ is priced at $179 for 16GB of storage and $209 for 32GB. The discounts, varying between $50 and $90 depending on model, will apply until May 12th.

Epic Citadel engine ported to Javascript, HTML 5, runs in Firefox

Unreal Engine 3 has been ported to run inside a browser using HTML 5 and Javascript. The demo application using the game engine, Epic Citadel, will run within the browser without plugins, but it is recommended by Mozilla that the latest build of Firefox is used as it "heavily depends on the quality of the WebGL implementation, memory management and JavaScript engine" of the browser, which in some cases is not usable by the demo.

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