Barnes & Noble turns to Samsung for latest NOOK

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Barnes & Noble has turned to Samsung for its latest version of the Nook experience, reports the two companies. Arriving in August, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook will be a 7-inch device which will be sold online and at the nearly 700 stores across the country. “Partnering with Samsung ...

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Barnes & Noble offering Nook HD for only $79 on Black Friday

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Barnes & Noble officially announced their Black Friday deals today and chief among them is the Nook HD for $79.99. No, it’s not the high-end tablet you play games on or put through the paces, but it is more than enough for the casual user. And, now that it has access to Google Play ...

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Barnes & Noble add Google Play Store to Nook HD tablets

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Barnes & Noble announced on Friday that the Nook HD and Nook HD+ will now feature the Google Play Store. Yes, the eReader that became a quasi-Android tablet has become a full-fledged Android tablet. The Google Play Store will be available immediately for download from bn.com and will be ...

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Acer launching a $99 tablet next year?

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Acer has been quiet on the tablet front as of late long time now, but it seems that they are planning to make a comeback. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Acer is working on a tablet that will be launched next year which would cost around just $99 and reportedly come to market as ...

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B&N Nook HD, Nook HD+ shipping this week

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Barnes & Noble dropped us a line early this morning to let everyone know that their two new Android-powered tablets, the Nook HD and Nook HD+ are ready to roll.  Expected to begin shipping this week, the two devices aim to steal away some of that Nexus 7 and Kindle Fire market.  The tablets ...

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B&N updates NOOK app for Android

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Barnes & Noble today announced that they’ve recently released an updated version of the free NOOK application for Android.  Head to the Google Play store today and look for v3.2 and you’ll find enhanced support for NOOK Comics, thanks to Zoom View.  What’s more, the app ...

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B&N announce Nook HD, Nook HD+ for late October

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Barnes & Noble early this morning introduced a pair of new tablet/ereaders in the Nook HD and Nook HD+. Expected to ship in late October, the Nook HD is a a 7-inch model that starts at $199 while the Nook HD+ is a 9-inch variant that runs only $269. The 7-inch Nook HD touted as... Read More

Barnes & Noble launching a successor to Nook Tablet?

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Today is finally the day when Amazon will launch some new “amazing” stuff, and that event will make an impact on their competitors,  forcing them to come up with new ideas and something that is “extraordinary”, and it seems Barnes & Noble is already planning ...

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New Nook to include built-in front lit screen

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There’s some debate over the benefits between e-ink based e-readers and their tablet-fused brethren. Between readability for extended periods, battery life, multipurpose apps, compatibility with magazines, and beyond, there are uses and users for both designs. One knock against the e-ink ...

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Barnes & Noble announces $199 Nook Tablet, $169 Nook Color

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B&N shave 8GB storage off the Android-powered tablet and tap it with a $200 price tag.

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B&N readying yet another Nook for spring

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A New York Times article from late last week tells us that Barnes & Noble is putting the final touches on yet another Nook product.  Expected to for Spring 2012, it’s the bookseller’s latest in a string of attacks against Amazon and the Kindle Fire.  Nothing else is know about ...

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Barnes & Noble offering Nook Simple Touch for $79.99 on Black Friday

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  Barnes & Noble today announced that their Black Friday deals will be led by a discounted Nook Simple Touch. Shaving $20 off the normal asking price, the popular digital reader will retail for $79.99 at stores around the country.  You’ll have to hurry because this is a one-day ...

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Platform Wars: A Meditation on the Amazon Kindle Fire and the B&N NOOK Tablet

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  Last night on the weekly podcast, we discussed the Amazon Kindle Fire and the new Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet, or,  the artist formerly known as the NOOK Color.  Are these actual e-Readers evolving into real tablets or are we witnessing the convergence of gadgets to come? The e-Reader ...

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Nook Tablet starts shipping a day early

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Barnes & Noble has begun shipping their latest product, the Nook Tablet, one day ahead of schedule.  While it might not seem like much of a deal on the surface, it puts the tablet in stores and, more importantly, in hands earlier than expected.  The sooner these are in a retail environment, ...

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NOOK lineup coming to hhgregg in November

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The B&N products gain another 200 retail locations for consumers.

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