B&N files application for new e-reader

<p>US bookseller Barnes &amp; Noble could be launching a new version of its nook e-book reader, after it filed an application with the US government.</p><p>Technology blog <a href="http://gizmodo.com/5590131/nook-3g-outed-by-fcc-report?utm_source=feedbu... target="_blank">Gizmodo reports the retailer made a recent filing with the Federal Communications about a new e-book reader. </a></p><p>In the US, companies wishing to produce devices that use the radio frequency spectrum<br />must get authorisation from the FCC.&nbsp;</p><p>Barnes &amp; Noble already sells a 3G model of the nook, which retails for $199 (&pound;130). The retailer began selling its own e-book devices in November last year. Among its features is the ability to lend e-books to friends, a web browser and an email facility.<br /><br /><br /></p>